Swipe Technologies has launched its new smartphone Swipe Elite 2 in India. This budget smartphone is priced under Rs. 5,000 and supports 4G LTE connectivity.
As for specifications, it is powered by a 64-bit 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Running Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, it features a 4.5-inch qHD IPS display. There is 8GB of inbuilt memory which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The Elite 2 sports an 8 mega pixel rear camera and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. Backed up by a 1900mAh battery, it supports Quick Charge feature and fully charges within 1 hour and 30 minutes.
On design front, it flaunts its sleek black carbon matte body. The device also comes with 100GB of cloud storage.
Price & Availability
The Swipe Elite 2 is priced at Rs. 4,666 and will be available to buy exclusively from Flipkart starting November 8, 2015. Preview sale of this phone is open for Uber riders from October 30 to November 7, 2015. Swipe Technologies and Uber have partnered to deliver the Elite 2 smartphones to Uber riders in Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Hyderabad.
Comparison: Swipe Elite vs Yu Yunique vs Lenovo A2010
|Device/Features||Swipe Elite 2||Yu Yunique||Lenovo A2010|
|Price||Rs. 4,666||Rs. 4,999||Rs. 4,990|
|Display||4.5-inch qHD IPS||4.7-inch HD IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 3||4.5-inch|
|Resolution||960×540 pixels||1280×720 pixels||854×480 pixels|
|SoC||MediaTek||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410||MediaTek MT6735M|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3GHz||Quad-core 1.2 GHz||Quad-core 1.0 GHz|
|RAM||1 GB||1 GB||1 GB|
|Memory||8 GB||8 GB||8 GB|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB|
|Rear Camera||8 MP||8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash||5 MP, LED flash|
|Front Camera||5 MP||2 MP||2 MP|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0|
|OS||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
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With many other smartphones like Yu Yunique, Lenovo A2010 4G LTE smartphones available in India in sub-Rs. 5,000 price range, would the Swipe Elite 2 be able to lure enough customers or not? Share your views with us in the comments section below!