Itel Mobile, a Transsion Holdings brand, has launched another cell phone in India that has a 5-inch display and an IRIS scanner to secure the phone. Valued at Rs 8,490, the cell phone is least expensive yet to house a scanner that is in gadgets like Galaxy Note 7 and Microsoft Lumia 950/950XL, however how great it works is a matter of a hands-on.

An IRIS scanner permits you to open/unlock the cell phone by simply just looking at it. The module checks the iris of your eyes, which clearly is one of a kind, and uses it as a password to secure the phone like a unique finger impression sensor can.

Itel it1520 runs the Android Marshmallow 6.0 and has a 1.3GHz MediaTek chipset in it. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory. Its rear camera has a 13 megapixel, and so does the front shooter. The phone has a 5-inch HD (720p) on-cell display. It is powered with a 2500mAh battery.

Itit1520 Smartphone with Iris scanner is priced at Rs 8,490

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 it1520 smartphone specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD On-cell display
  • 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek processor with Mali T720 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with MicroSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 6.0 (Marshallow)
  • 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash
  • 13MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • Dimensions:142.1x71x9.4mm
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2500mAh battery

The itel it1520 comes in Sandstone Black and Champagne colors and is priced at Rs. 8490.

The 4G VoLTE cell phone supports double SIM. Itel has additionally partnered together with Reliance for Jio services and the phone will permit its users to assert the Jio welcome offer under which you can get to boundless 4G internet and voice calls till December 2016.

The company claims to have sold more than 70 million itel gadgets since its initiation and the brand has prominent presence in more than 37 worldwide markets everywhere throughout the world 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.


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