4 Smartphones with IRIS Scanner: Security gets smarter!

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Smartphones with IRIS Scanner

How many of you see your phone first thing in the morning when you wake up? Today smartphone has become an essential part of your life. We use our phone for many activities right from checking social media to the bank balance. We have seen a substantial rise in online transactions which is a testimony to the fact that this generation wants to make it life easy by availing services at the click of the button.

Here is the question, how many of us think about the security of our phone? While most of the devices launched today comes with a fingerprint scanner, but IRIS scanner is a unique feature and is available in a few smartphones. The IRIS scanner is the next big thing in the smartphones category; which lets the user unlock their phone by just looking at the camera. The IRIS Scanner is an automated method of biometric identification that uses pattern-recognition techniques of one or both irises of an individual’s eye.

1. TCL 560

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 and 16GB of internal storage. This phone comes with an 8-MP rear camera with LED flash along with 5-megapixel snapper with a wide-angle lens and a front-facing flash. This phone packed with 2,500mAh battery. This phone includes dual-SIM card slots, 4G with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 with the price of 7,999.

2. Microsoft Lumia 950

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 Clear Black display with 564ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection at Rs 43,699. This has 1.8GHz Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor paired with 3GB of RAM and offer is 32GB internal storage, expanded up to 2TB, comes with a 20-megapixel f/1.9 Pure View rear snapper with triple-LED flash, capable of 4K video recording. 5-megapixel wide-angle f/2.4 selfie camera with 1080p. This phone has 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.

3. itel it1520

itel Mobile, the hi-tech innovative mobile brand from Transsion Holdings Conglomerate, has integrated iris scanner in its flagship smartphone, it1520. Available at Rs. 8,490. This phone loaded with 13 MP front and back cameras with LED flash, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 1.3 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storage (expandable by up to 32 GB). The 4G smartphone is one of the most powerful smartphones, itel it1520 is currently one of the smartphone model in India to come equipped with the high-end retinal scanning technology.

4. LYF Earth 2

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 and back camera with LED flash. The rear camera also features laser auto-focus, 4x digital zoom, HRD, panorama, and 1080p video recording capabilities this phone comes in at Rs 20,999.

 

Karan Uppal

Karan Uppal is the Editor-in-Chief for Virtuaniz. He is currently a bachelor student of Computer Science at Bangalore and is working with a few start-ups. Karan is a keen learner and loves to travel. He loves reviewing gadgets and claims them to hold an important part in his life. Follow him at @freezethinker to get his updates.

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