The fingerprint scanner is next important feature in phones nowadays. Every brand whether big or small, offers a fingerprint scanner in its flagship devices. Not very old, Apple was the one who launches the fingerprint scanner in its 5s device long back in 2013 and then followed by other brands like HTC, LG, Samsung, etc.
Now in 2017, hundreds of the brands have the fingerprint scanner in their phones and people are using as it becomes the trend. On the security front how many of us think that the fingerprint scanner is better than any other security matrix. IRIS Scanner is an automated method of biometric identification that uses pattern-recognition techniques of an individual’s eyes, whose complex patterns are unique, stable, and can be seen from some distance. This is not widely used security pattern but it is there in few phones. We are listing down few phones launched in India which are with IRIS scanner.
1. TCL 560 priced at Rs 7,999
TCL-Alcatel smartphone brand Comes with 5.5-inch HD with 1280×720 pixels IPS display, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM &16GB internal storage. This phone comes with an 8-MP rear camera with LED flash, and for selfie lovers, there is a 5-megapixel snapper with a wide-angle lens and a front-facing flash. This phone packed with 2,500mAh battery & on Connectivity options this includes dual-SIM card slots, 4G with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1.
2. Itel it1520 priced at Rs 8,490
Smartphone maker itel Mobile’s it1520 SelfiePro one of most affordable IRIS scanner smartphone comes with 5-inch HD IPS display, powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek processor along with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage which can be further expandable up to 32GB. The device comes with 13-megapixel rear and front camera, IRIS scanner, 4G-VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. This runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1.
3. Samsung Galaxy Tab Priced at Rs 13,499
India’s first iris recognition-powered 7-inch tablet “Galaxy Tab Iris” that can be used for various authentication-related processes like e-KYC (Know Your Customer), e-Sign and other government services like Jan-Dhan Yojana and e-Citizen. The tablet features a 7-inch WSVGA (1024×600 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 200GB. The Galaxy Tab Iris also features a 5-megapixel autofocus camera at the back, 3,600mAh battery, and connectivity options like 3G support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and USB 2.0 port. On the software front, it runs on Android Lollipop now may get updated.
4. LYF Earth 2 priced at Rs 20,999
Reliance Digital’s LYF Earth 2 come with a retina scanner apart from supporting VoLTE and a fingerprint scanner. LYF Earth 2 flaunts a 5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) IPS LCD with 445ppi, 2.5D curved glass and Gorilla Glass protection. With Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB of RAM. Also on offer is 32GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card. The Earth 2 comes with a 13-megapixel front & back camera with LED flash. The rear camera also features laser auto-focus, 4x digital zoom, HRD, panorama, and 1080p video recording capabilities.
5. Microsoft Lumia 950 Priced at Rs 43,699
Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphones running on Windows 10 Mobile have new operating system brings in a host of new features and improvements like a cleaner interface, an improved keyboard, and Microsoft Edge browser among others. Microsoft Lumia 950 comes with a 5.2-inch WQHD (2560×1440 pixels) AMOLED ClearBlack display with 564ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood is a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor paired with 3GB of RAM and offer is 32GB internal storage, expanded up to 2TB. The smartphone comes with a 20-megapixel f/1.9 PureView rear snapper with triple-LED flash, optical image stabilisation and 4K video recording capabilities. Up front there is a 5-megapixel wide-angle f/2.4 selfie camera with 1080p video recording capabilities. On a battery front, this phone had 3,000mAh battery with built-in wireless charging support and fast charging support. Other Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, and USB Type-C port.