Panasonic rolls out 'face unlock' feature for Eluga Ray 700 smartphones

Apr 11, 2018, 13:58 IST | mid-day online desk

The Eluga Ray 700 smartphone was launched in September 2017 at Rs 9,999 with a 13MP Sony IMX 258 rear camera, 13MP front camera with flash and a 5000mAh battery

Panasonic Eluga Ray 700 gets 'face unlock' feature
Panasonic Eluga Ray 700. Pic courtesy/YouTube

Panasonic's "face unlock" feature for its Eluga Ray 700 smartphone was officially unveiled in India. However, facial recognition does not come as a forced application and users are free to use the fingerprint sensor or other conventional ways to lock/unlock the device, officials from the Japanese electronics major said in a statement.

The device was launched last September at Rs 9,999 with a 13MP Sony IMX 258 rear camera, 13MP front camera with flash and a 5000mAh battery. Other key features of the smartphone are dual SIM (GSM and GSM), connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G, and 32GB internal memory that is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

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"Through this feature, the response is quick with an accuracy rate of over 95 percent when compared to a PIN or fingerprint sensor," said Pankaj Rana, Business Head-Mobility Division, Panasonic India.

Users can get access to the new feature by installing the latest update of the handset.

(With inputs from IANS)

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