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ZTE Grand S3 wants you to look at it for unlocking (pictures)

The latest phone from ZTE uses EyeVerify technology to know it's really you before it lets you use the phone.

Aloysius Low
Aloysius Low is a Senior Editor at CNET covering mobile and Asia. Based in Singapore, he loves playing Dota 2 when he can spare the time and is also the owner-minion of two adorable cats.
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The 5.5-inch ZTE Grand S3 doesn't really stand out much in looks, but it makes up for that with a cool eye-scanning biometric security solution.

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To start the scanning process, all you need to do is swipe downward from the lock screen and hold the phone at eye level.

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The phone runs Android 4.4, not the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop. It also sports a front 8-megapixel camera.

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The rear of the phone is black, and has a 16-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash.

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The white model you see here isn't sold in stores and is actually a prototype.

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The phone's Micro-USB port is on the bottom.

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The phone is 9.8mm thick, which isn't the slimmest of devices.

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The 3.5mm audio jack is at the top.

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The power and volume controls are on the side.

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