The Android 8.1 update made the Google Pixel 2 XL fingerprint scanner slower

Google Pixel 2 XL

After the launch of the Pixel flagship, it has faced innumerable problems, whether it was the burning screen or the charging not being sufficient. The flagship has gone through a lot but trouble doesn’t seem to end here. The latest Android 8.1 update has made the fingerprint scanner slower than usual. 

Nevertheless, Google has shown its support to the users by immediately bringing in updates for their troubles. Whenever a predicament occurs and is posted on social media the search giant will start fixing and prepping up for a solution. 

Many users have complained that after they have updated the Pixel 2 XL there fingerprint scanner slowed. It is taking more seconds to unlock the phone. If they use Always on display option which can readily solve this issue, but not everyone wants to use that. Google has always come up with a solution and we expect an update to be rolled out soon to fix the problem. 

Google Pixel 2 XL

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You must be thinking that does a delay of a few seconds really matter? It may seem a little too much to you. But a person who needs to unlock their phones multiple times in a day will not be satisfied. I always want my phone to unlock as fast as it can and any delay would turn my mood off. Think about those people busy in their jobs and wasting precious seconds on their phones when they need something of importance. 

The Pixel 2 XL has a 6-inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels. It has a 12 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera with a battery of 3,520 mAh capacity. The device runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 processor and has a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB, 128 GB internal storage. The phone is available in Black and White and weighs about 175 g. Bluetooth, Wi-FI, and a USB Type-C v3.0 as connectivity options. The price of the Pixel 2 XL is $850. 

What do you feel about this? Do you feel its alright if the phone becomes slower for a couple of seconds? Let us know what you feel in the comments section below. 

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