Itel has announced a new flagship camera phone with Iris scanner, called it1520. The new Selfiepro camera is priced at Rs 8,490. The company is touting the Itel it1520 as the cheapest smartphone in the market to feature an iris scanner for retina unlock. The iris scanner was last seen on Galaxy Note 7 and Microsoft Lumia 950/950XL.
The Itel it1520 features a 5-inch IPS on-cell display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek processor along with 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via a micro SD card. The SelfiePro smartphone features a front IRIS scanner for retina unlock. It runs Android Marshmallow 6.0 operating system.
The Itel it1520 sports a 13MP rear camera and a wide-angle 13MP front camera. The front camera is supported by a LED flash for low-light conditions. Connectivity options include 4G with VoLTE support. The new smartphone weighs around 165 grams. It is backed by a 2,500mAh battery.
The new smartphone comes with Reliance Jio’s Welcome Offer. With Itel it1520 can get Reliance Jio 4G connection with unlimited access to data and voice calls till December 2016.
“Based on an inherent belief in every user’s ‘Right to Progress’, itel has been providing easy technological accessibility to the Indian masses through its value-plus, feature-driven offerings. Reiterating our commitment of providing excellent camera quality and performance, we have launched our new SelfiePro it1520, the perfect device for our growing consumer base who loves capturing moments in pictures and selfies. We are confident that the increasingly tech-savvy Indian consumers will enjoy our latest best-in-class offering which integrates performance, functionality and value thus extending the benefit of technological advancement to its users,” said Sudhir Kumar, CEO, Itel Mobile India.
Itel Mobile is Transsion Holdings Conglomerate’s smartphone manufacturing brand. The company claims to have sold over 70 million devices since its inception. The brand has a presence in more than 37 international markets including India, China, and Africa. Itel has a total of six factories and more than 1000 service centers across the globe, under the brand of Carlcare Service Centre.