By: Rishi Chawla, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Friday, January 20, 2017 - 20:13
The smartphone will be available exclusively through Shopclues with first 500 registrations eligible for Rs 200 discount.
Swipe Technologies has launched a new affordable smartphone under its Konnect series, which is named as Swipe Konnect Grand. The smartphone is priced at 2,799 and will be available exclusively through Shopclues. Registrations are now open for this smartphone and company is offering Rs 200 off on first 500 registrations. Apart from this, there is no information on when this phone will going to be made available to the customers.
Swipe Konnect Grand features a 5-inch display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, which is clubbed with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and get its juices from a 2500mAh battery. On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. Besides, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a microUSB port.
Last month, Swipe Technologies had launched Konnect 4G smartphone at the same price of Rs 2799. It features a 4-inch HD (1280 x 720p) display and is powered by a 1.5 GHz Quad-Core processor paired with 512MB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and comes with 4GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 32GB via micro SD card.
The smartphone has a 5-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with an LED flash coupled with a 5 megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling. The device is equipped with a 2000 mAh battery and offers Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB port and FM radio for connectivity.
Where on one hand, companies like Xiaomi, Karbonn etc. are slowly heading to the premium smartphone industry, Swipe is continuing to stick with the super budget segment, stretching out the specifications with every launch. For Rs 2,799, Swipe Konnect Grand can be a decent buy for the ones who are looking to buy a premium feature phone.