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ZTE Grand S3 with Eyeprint ID unlocking announced at MWC 2015

ZTE Grand S3 has been launched at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. It is the successor of Grand S II which was launched in India for Rs 13,999 exclusively on Amazon in December last year.


The biggest and best highlight of ZTE Grand S3 is its Eyeprint ID password-free eye-based biometric unlocking solution from EyeVerify. This works by imaging unique vein patterns in the human eye by using the front-facing camera on the Grand S3. Lets have a look at the other specifications of the device.

ZTE Grand S3 Specifications

The ZTE Grand S3 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS OGS display which is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor along with Adreno 330 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and is expected to be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop in the future.

The ZTE Grand S3 comes with a 16 megapixel rear auto-focus camera with dual LED flash. It is also capable of recording Full HD 1080p videos. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It has dual SIM feature which supports Nano SIMs.

The ZTE Grand S3 includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/aGPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,100 mAh removable battery under the hood.

The ZTE Grand S3 is available in Black colour only and has been priced at 2999 CNY (INR Rs 29,500 approximately). The phablet is already on sale in China but there is no information about the global launch yet.

Here’s what you can expect at Mobile World Congress 2015.

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