Swipe Technologies, has today launched a new impressive entry-level smartphone called as Swipe Virtue in India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 5,999 and is available for purchase exclusively online via Snapdeal. The main highlight of the smartphone is the design it features. The handset sports premium looks with a metallic frame on the sides and has ergonomic curved arc design to offer better grip to hold the device.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Shripal Gandhi, Founder & CEO, Swipe Technologies, said, “Product innovation and technology are the core strengths of Swipe, and we are poised to retain our leadership position in launching USP-driven offerings. With this new device, we want to give every mobile phone user the best regarding technology, and we believe that Virtue will be truly synonymous to value for money proposition that the brand has to offer.”
Talking about the specifications, the Swipe Virtue flaunts a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD display with 294ppi as pixel density and 2mm narrow bezel. The smartphone comes powered by MediaTek quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz accompanied with Mali-400 GPU for smooth performance of the device. The smartphone supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 LOLlipop out of the box. It comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of onboard storage and also includes a microSd card slot for expansion upto 32GB.
On the photographic section, the smartphone features an 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera for video calling and crisp selfie images. It comes with basic connectivity options like 2G/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and microUSB 2.0 port. The handset powers a 2500mAh battery that has the energy to last upto 8 hours of talk time and upto 250 hours of standby time and the battery also comes equipped with power saving technology. The dimensions of the device measure 142 x 70.8 x 8.3 mm weighs around 172 grams and comes in White with Silver color option.
To recap, Swipe has earlier launched a smartphone specially designed for kids in the age group of 5-15 years called as Swipe Junior priced at Rs. 5,999. The main highlight of the smartphone is the customized UI for kids, geo-tracking and geo-fencing features that help the parents to track child’s movements and also lets them set safe and a danger zone for kids, App management system to block certain apps or limit the usage time for individual apps and it also comes with SOS button that can be used for one-touch calling to a pre-defined contact.