Meet TCL 560
The Chinese Multinational TCL Corporation has launched its first smartphone for Indian market. Called TCL 560, this budget smartphone is priced at Rs. 7,999. It is an Amazon exclusive smartphone and will be available on sale from July 5.
Commenting on the launch, Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, TCL India, said “The Indian smartphone market is constantly evolving and the young generation understands technology, consumers are looking for unique smartphones with advanced features and high standards to gain the maximum experience. Our strong in-house research and development team have helped in customising the smart phone especially for such consumers. Maintaining the brand’s legacy, we are looking forward to make this brand a success in the Indian fast growing Smart Phone Market. This launch is just the start of a journey of launching a comprehensive mobile and digital portfolio”.
The highlight of the TCL 560 is an iris scanner which the company calls ‘EyeVerify’. This feature scans your retina to unlock the smartphone. It is the most affordable smartphone available in India that boosts an iris scanner. The eye verification feature helps to prevent unauthorized access. To use eye-verification feature, head to Settings under the Lock screen tab and then tap on the Screen Lock to create an eyeprint. It takes about a minute to capture the eyeprint. When you want to unlock the device, a small window appears on the top of screen so as to verify the eyeprint and takes about 3 seconds to unlock it.
Display and Processor
TCL 560 features a big 5.5-inch HD IPS display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with 320ppi. The device sports a curved design that looks elegant and classy. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
In terms of photography, TCL 560 boosts an 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash. At the front, there’s a 5MP camera with wide-viewing angle of 84.4 degree with front flash to offer an enhancing selfie experience. The rear camera is good enough to click pictures in bright light conditions and includes modes such as HDR, face beauty, Panorama and more.
Battery and Other Features
The dual-SIM smartphone packs a 2500mAh removable battery. In terms of connectivity, it includes GPRS/EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS and microUSB. It supports 4G and VoLTE. It is available in dark grey and metallic gold color variants.
|Resolution||1280 × 720 pixels|
|Processort||1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210|
|Camera||Rear Camera: 8 MP
Front Camera: 5 MP
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