Swipe Virtue 2 Launched – Offers 2 GB RAM
Swipe has released its new smartphone swipe virtue Priced at Rs 5999 and boasts of 2 GB RAM. The Californian based company entered Indian market last year and soon it seems to have understood the Indian marketing strategy by releasing value for money products.
There are a lot of budget smartphones coming and the major action still is there in the 8 to 12K segment, Swipe has been focusing on below 8K segment. They some time back released the Swipe Elite 2 which is one of the cheapest 4G LTE mobiles in India.
The company’s latest release is the swipe virtue, which is a feature rich smartphone. The smartphone’s availability is exclusive to Snapdeal and its already available to purchase.
The smartphone comes with a 5-inch display with HD (1280*720 P) resolution. It is designed in a way to give a bezel-less look, but definitely, don’t go with the photographs released, it has bezels, the picture above is not as true as it should be.
The display doesn’t have any sort of protective glass like the Gorilla Glass 3 or Asahi Glass protection. The frames are made of metal and the volume rocker and power button are also metallic, rest of the smartphone is of poly-plastic material.
Swipe claims to have better tactile sense with these buttons and long life.
The device’s processor is unspecified but its a Quad-core Mediatek with 1.3 GHz clock speed. The smartphone comes with 2 GB RAM making it a good option to consider under the 6k range. There are very few smartphones priced below 6K and have 2 GB of Ram. Coolpad Dazen 1(Read review) is another such device.
Also, Read – Coolpad Dazen 1 Vs Swipe Elite
The Swipe Virtue runs on Android Lollipop and comes with a large internal storage of 16 GB out of which the user can have 12 GB of storage space accessible, rest is occupied by apps and OS.
There is also a micro SD slot is also given for further expansion upto 32 GB.
The rear camera is 8 MP with L.E.D flash and Auto – focus. Swipe also claims zero shutter lag while taking photos and a faster focus. The Front camera is 5 MP. Overall a decent set of cameras for the price.
Recently Xolo Launched the Xolo One HD Priced @ Rs. 4777. (Read Review) with 8 MP rear and 5 MP front camera with Flash support. Another excellent choice for people looking to buy a selfie camera mobile with a front flash.
The battery for the Swipe Virtue is 2500 mAh and it will give the full day back up. The battery backup is stated as 8 hours of talk-time and 250 hours of standby.
The connectivity options are nothing extraordinary. Allows 3G, wifi and Bluetooth 4.0. It, however, lacks 4G connectivity, which is available these days in a lot of mobiles, around this price range.
Key Specs of Swipe Virtue
- Screen: 5 inch HD (1280*720p)
- Processor: Quad-core MediaTek
- RAM: 2 GB
- OS: Android lollipop.
- Camera: 8 MP/ 5MP
- Storage: 16 GB and expandable.
- Battery: 2500 mAh
- Connectivity: 3G, wifi, Bluetooth 4.0
Overall a good deal for the price, if you a service center in the vicinity of your home.