A teardown shows the Galaxy S24 snuck in an upgraded fingerprint module

What you need to know

  • A teardown by the Chinese YouTube channel WekiHome shows the Galaxy S24 Ultra features an upgraded fingerprint sensor with model number QFS4008.
  • The module is said to be “faster,” and further experiments show that the S24 Ultra unlocks slightly quicker than the S23 Ultra.
  • Other subtle changes have arrived with the S24 Ultra, like its new vivid color profile, which hasn’t sat well with users as reports fly in.

Taking apart Samsung’s latest flagship series seems to have uncovered an upgraded sensor that the company never mentioned.

As spotted by Ice Universe on X, WekiHome’s teardown of the Galaxy S24 Ultra unearthed the existence of a “faster” fingerprint reader (via SamMobile). Samsung has utilized a 3D Sonic Fingerprint scanner, model number QFS4008. The video adds that the S23 Ultra’s fingerprint scanner featured model number QBT2608.


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