Swipe technologies the homegrown budget smartphone maker has been appreciated to make some of the cheapest smartphones with class leading specs. The Swipe Connect 5.1 also do the same , and this time in the battery life area.
Shripal Gandhi, Founder and CEO, Swipe Technologies said, “Mostly, low cost phone is associated with low end specs; however, with Konnect 5.1 we bring a ‘no-compromise’ fully loaded smartphone experience to the first time smartphone buyer. Konnect 5.1 is a faster, quicker and dynamic offering that the company has brought out for the Gen Z. It is a smartphone designed for the aspiring, demanding and connected youth of India.”
The key highlight for the smartphone is the long battery life it offers with the massive 3000 mAH battery capacity in a Sub Rs. 4000 smartphone. The mobile offers 10 hours of Talktime and 220 hours of stand by time.
Swipe Connect 5.1 comes with 5 inch screen with FWVGA (854*480) resolution, the screen is a TFT display and offers a pixel density of 225.
The smartphone will be available for sale on Snapdeal starting 17 February 2016. The Swipe Connect 5.1 comes with a quad core processor clocked at 1.2 Ghz and also comes with 1 GB Of Ram.
The Swipe Connect 5.1 comes with the dated Android Kitkat 4.4.2 operating system though Swipe promises that the smartphone will get updated to Android Lollipop 5.1 in future.
The smartphone comes with 8 GB of internal storage and has an option to expand the storage using a micro-sd card. The Swipe Connect 5.1 comes has 4 GB of free space and the remaining 4 GB is occupied by the OS and pre-installed Apps.
The Swipe Connect 5.1 comes with an 8 mega Pixel camera at the rear and there is a 3.2 Mega pixel front facing selfie camera.
The smartphone has a thickness of 9.8 mm which is a bit high but considering the large battery size we can accept that, it has a weight of 156 grams. The smartphone offers 3G connectivity along with 2G and WIFI support for high speed data.
There are many other good choices in the Sub 4k price range with smartphones like Infocus M260 offering good specs and features to Android users. In a related incident an unknown new comer mobile manufacturer launched the cheapest smartphone in India priced at a surprising low Rs. 251 known as the Freedom 251.