New Delhi: Samsung on Wednesday launched its Galaxy Tab Iris, the company’s first ‘Make in India’ device priced at Rs 13,499. The Tab is primarily been made to target the government and corporate employees.
The most important feature it features is a biometric authentication feature; it consists of a double-eye iris scanner for faster authentication that is Adhar, STQC, UIDAI and UITI certified.
Moreover, the company claims that the amount of stability offered by the integrated double-eye scanner provides reliable, faster information along accurate authentication.
The device, which is a part of Samsung’s contribution toward the Digital India drive, features a 7-inch (1024-600 pixels) WSVGA display, accompanying a 3,600 mAH battery.
Operating on Android Lollipop, Samsung’s Galaxy Iris Tab is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor, coupled with 1.5 GB RAM. It bears a 5 MP of rear auto-focus camera and comes with 8GB Internal storage capacity which is expandable up to 200GB via microSD card.
Moving on, the device also has USB OTG host support, connecting peripheral devices like barcode scanner or a printer, and its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) feature supports low power wireless communication with connected devices.
In an attempt to reach out to a larger Indian audience the smartphone makers has designed it to support 14 Indian languages in the Tab. Besides, all this it will help to provide e-governance service and e-citizen services such as taxation, education, banking etc.
Concerning specific functionalities, the company said that the tab will help significantly boost the government’s Digital India programmes, E-Citizen, and Banking services.