Swipe telecom, a name that most of us might not have really heard in the Indian smartphone market has slowly started increasing its consumer base in India. The California headquartered company has just launched their next flagship Swipe F1 Phablet in India at a price of Rs.9,490 which is Rs.500 up from the pre-order price of Rs.8,990. The Swipe F1 phablet is a 5″ smartphone and shall compete with the Micromax A110 Canvas 2.
Swipe telecom has offered several budget tablets and is now trying to strengthen their phablet arena. The F1 is a dual-SIM 5″ phablet and runs on Android 4.0.4 Ice cream Sandwich with no announcement of a Jelly Bean update and runs on a 1 GHz Dual-core Mediatek MTK 6575 processor and assisting the processor is a 512 MB RAM. These specifications even though are not ground breaking, but still are similar to the rivals and are offered at a slightly lower price point.
Some of the Specifications are:
- Screen: 5 inch HD WVGA 800×480 capacitive screen
- OS: Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
- Processor: 1 GHz MTK 6575 Dual Core processor
- Camera: 5.0 MP rear camera, 0.3 MP front camera.
- Memory: 4 GB internal storage, expandable up to 32 GB.
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, 3G and Bluetooth.
- Battery: 2500 mAh Battery.
It ships with an additional battery and a back shell with a flap worth Rs.2,000 and headsets. Now these are the things which can swing the pendulum in the favour of the Swipe Phablet over the Micromax A110. Both are great products and you would not end up regretting the purchase of either. As for the F1, it is available now on leading e-commerce websites and Swipe’s own e-store. You can also call on 1800-1-038-038 to buy the phablet straight from the company.