The California-based Swipe Telecom has officially made available the lightest 5-inch phablet in India, dubbed as Swipe Konnect 5.0 an Android-powered smartphone-cum-tablet. At a lowest price in India, Swipe Telecom has launched its Swipe Konnect 5.0 at Rs. 8,999, which will compete with the best entry-level Android smartphones, such as Moto E and Micromax Unite 2, now available in Indian market.
This dual-SIM Swipe Konnect 5.0 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and has a 5-inch (540×960 pixels) qHD IPS display with One Glass Solution (OGS) technology.
Features and Specifications
The Konnect 5.0 features a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (unknown chipset, but expected to power with the Mediatek Mt6582 or a variant of it, which also has a Mali 400 GPU) clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 3.2-megapixel front facing secondary camera. 8GB of built-in storage on the phablet and which can further expanded up to 32GB with a microSD card.
Connectivity options are the standard 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio and GPS. Swipe Konnect 5.0 packs in a 1950mAh polymer-ion battery, but fails to mention a rated battery life. It measures 148x74x8.9mm and weighs 135 grams. The smartphone comes with a free screen guard, flip cover and premium business navigator worth Rs. 1,499.
At the launch of Konnect series, Mr. Shripal Gandhi, Founder & CEO of Swipe said:
“Swipe has always been ahead of the curve in terms of features offerings in Smartphone phablets. We will cement our position as innovative maker of smart phablets with the launch of the Konnect 5.0. “
“Swipe raised Rs. 30 crore in venture capital funding from Kalaari Capital in April this year” added Mr. Gandhi.” And the company also has plans to roll out 10 new devices under the Konnect series by the next quarter.
Price In India
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
- MediaTek MT6572, 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
- 1 GB DDR3 RAM, 8 GB Internal Memory and microSD expandable up to 32 GB
- 5.0 inch qHD IPS Capacitive Touch Screen
- Dual SIM Compatibility
- Dual Camera, 8 MP Rear and 3.2 MP Front
- Li-Ion 1950 mAh Battery
Now that Swipe Konnect 5.0 is lightest 5-inch phablet at Rs 8999 available in India. What are you plans about buying one from Swipe list or going beyond this to another range of Android phablet.