Notification Center

This is our new notification center. Inside, you will find updates on the most important things happening right now.

Notifications

Hmm, push notifications seem to be disabled in your browser. You can enable them from the 'Settings' icon in the URL bar of your browser.

www.phonearena.com

Results: Galaxy S8 / S8+ users, do you use your iris scanner at all?

19
Results: Galaxy S8 / S8+ users, do you use your iris scanner at all?
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has two unique mechanical components that are used for unlocking the phone — an awkwardly placed fingerprint scanner and a pretty straightforward, fast-working iris scanner. The latter one we first saw on the Galaxy Note 7 and were already acquainted with the tech. However, now, even months after the release of Sammy's latest and greatest flagship duo — the S8 and S8+ — we can't say we are fully accustomed to using the iris scanner exclusively for unlocks.

We are pretty sure we are not alone in this, but also certain that there are people out there who like and use the iris scanner on a regular basis. We thought we'd ask you guys whether you use it or not. Here's how the poll went!

How often do you use the S8's iris scanner?

Almost always
28.02%
I switch between the different unlock modes depending on situation and grip
26.93%
I use the fingerprint scanner (almost) exclusively
28.99%
Trump card! I use the face scan!
5.03%
My phone is not locked, my life is an open book
11.03%

New reasons to get excited every week

Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

Related phones

Samsung Galaxy S8 specs
  • Display 5.8 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie Samsung One UI

Latest News

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless