At the going MWC 2015 in Barcelona, ZTE has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, ZTE Grand S3. The highlight of this device is Eye-Based Biometric Solution from EyeVerify. This Eyeprint ID in the device unlocks the handset by scanning “unique vein patterns in the human eye” and is more secure than the traditional password locks. Read on to find more information on specifications, features, price and availability of the Grand S3 smartphone.
As far as specifications of the handset are concerned, the dual-SIM Grand S3 is powered by 2.5 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor coupled with 3 GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. The handset features a 5.5 inch full-HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. On storage front, it comes equipped with 16 GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card. The phone sports a 16 mega pixel rear camera with dual-LED flash and an 8 mega pixel front facing camera. The device further packs a 3100 mAh battery and features LTE connectivity support.
“EyeVerify is excited to launch Eyeprint ID™ for users of ZTE devices – enabling highly accurate biometric authentication that eliminates password pain,” said Chris Barnett, EVP Global Sales & Marketing at EyeVerify.
Features and Specifications of ZTE Grand S3
- Processor: 2.5 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC)
- Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat
- Display: 5.5 inch full-HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 3 GB
- ROM: 16 GB (expandable up to 64 GB)
- Rear Camera: 16 mega pixel with dual-LED flash
- Front Camera: 8 mega pixel
- Battery: 3100 mAh
“We are delighted to announce our partnership with EyeVerify that brings their leading Eyeprint ID solution to the ZTE Grand S3. Our ZTE Grand series of smartphones is focused on offering the most secure devices in the market for business users worldwide. Coupled with EyeVerify’s leading solution, the ZTE Grand S3 represents an unbeatable option for smartphone privacy,” said Adam ZENG Xuezhong, Executive Vice President of ZTE Corporation and CEO of ZTE Mobile Devices.
Price and Availability
The ZTE Grand S3 went on sale in China in January 2015 at CNY 2,999 (around Rs. 29,500). Details about pricing and availability in other markets have not been revealed yet. Stay tuned with us for more updates!