China-based TCL has launched has launched the Pride smartphone in India. The main highlight of the device is its Iris retina scanner, which allows users to unlock their device by scanning their eye’s retina using the front camera. The phone also aims to deliver quality selfies via the front-facing 8-megapixel camera. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, and comes with 4G LTE support.
The TCL Pride T500L comes with a 5-inch full HD IPS display. A 2.5GHz octa-core processor of unknown make handles the performance, aided by 2GB of RAM. Storage-wise, it offers 16GB of internal memory, further expandable via a microSD card. At the rear, it houses a 13-megapixel primary snapper with EIS (electronic image stabilisation), an LED flash and autofocus. In addition to 4G LTE, the phone offers dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro-USB and GPS. The phone is fuelled by a beefy 3,050mAh battery.
The TCL Pride has been priced at Rs 10,499, and comes in Slate Grey and White variants. The brand has partnered with Snapdeal to sell the smartphone online.