Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab Iris with iris authentication in India

The South Korean company Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new tablet model for the Indian government and corporate market – Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris with iris authentication.


A non-standard, for consumer tablets, authentication method will be used not only to unlock the device screen, but also to access various banking, e-commerce applications, as well as applications for health care, taxation, etc. At the same time, Galaxy Tab Iris is compatible with the national identification system Aadhar, having a certificate from the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) organization, which oversees the provision of online access using demographic and biometric data.

According to the company, the new device will help government and financial institutions in India provide their services to more of their citizens, regardless of their language of communication and barriers associated with literacy.

The cost for the Galaxy Tab Iris is set by the manufacturer at 13,499 Indian rupees (~ $ 200).

Specifications Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris:

  • Support for communication standards: 3G / WCDMA 900/2100 MHz; GSM GPRS / EDGE 900/1800 MHz
  • Dimensions: 193.4×116.4×9.7 mm
  • Weight: 327g
  • Processor: 1.2GHz Quad Core
  • Platform: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Display: 7-inch, 1024 × 600 pixels
  • Main camera: 5 MP with autofocus
  • Front camera: How many MP
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM (LPDDR3), 8 GB internal, slot for microSD memory cards (up to 200 GB)
  • Communications: Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth v4.1, USB, GPS 2.0 HOST
  • Battery: 3600 mAh
  • Other: Built-in iris scanning system

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