Android fingerprint sensors, ranked

When it comes to using your finger for security, these are the best phone choices.

It’s pretty easy to see that 2015 was the year that Android phones started getting some really great fingerprint sensors, with several different manufacturers either getting into the game for the first time with great offerings or iterating on old designs to get something that’s more consistent and easier to use.

Huawei, Samsung, LG, OnePlus and HTC — just to name a few — have all gotten into simple one-touch fingerprint sensors on at least one of their phones, and now that you have several options we figured it’s a great time to rank them all.

Implementation, feel, reliability, software and security all factor into making a good fingerprint scanner on a phone, and we’re going to tell you which do it best, and which may need a little more work for the next generation.

The top Android fingerprint sensors, ranked