Home-bred handset manufacturer Swipe Technologies on Friday expanded its Konnect smartphone portfolio with the launch of an entry-level smartphone, dubbed as the “Swipe Konnect Power” in the Indian tech market. Priced at Rs. 4,999, the new Swipe Konnect Power 4G-enabled smartphone will be made available for purchase in India starting August 7 (Monday) exclusively via e-commerce website Snapdeal.com in Black colour option.
Talking about its specifications, the Swipe Konnect Power comes equipped with a 5-inch HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280 pixels by 720 pixels. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a powerful 1.5GHZ quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. Talking about its software front, the Swipe Konnect Power runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out-of-the-box.
In terms of optics, the Swipe Konnect Power sports an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with an LED flash module. On the front, the phone features a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter for capturing selfies and making video calls. On the connectivity front, the dual-SIM Swipe Konnect Power offers various connectivity options including 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB OTG support, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a MicroUSB port for charging and data transfer. Sensors on the device include an Accelerometer sensor, Proximity sensor and Ambient Light sensor. On the battery front, the smartphone packs a denser 3,000mAh battery that is rated to offer up to 4 hours of watching videos on Wi-Fi, up to 3 hours of online video streaming on 4G network and up to 8 hours of internet browsing.
Talking about the launch of the new Swipe Konnect Power smartphone, Shripal Gandhi, founder & CEO of Swipe Technologies said, “Fulfilling aspirations of demanding Indians at affordable price is what differentiates Swipe from other smartphone players. Our latest creation is yet another affordable device under the KONNECT series – KONNECT Power. It is designed for the aspiring youth of the country who requires long lasting battery that too with 2GB RAM yet the phone is light on pocket.”
Earlier in the month of May, Swipe Technologies launched an enhanced memory variant of its ELITE Star smartphone with 16GB native storage at a price tag of Rs. 3,999. As a reminder, the Swipe ELITE Star was first launched in December last year only with 8GB internal storage. Technically speaking, Swipe ELITE Star sports a 4-inch WVGA display with a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The device is powered by a 1.5GHZ quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. Talking about its software front, the Swipe ELITE Star runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Indus OS (home-grown Android-based operating system maker). In terms of optics, the Swipe ELITE Star features a 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear with LED flash and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. The Swipe ELITE Star is fuelled by a 2000mAh battery with rapid-charge technology support.