Swipe and Uber team up to offer limited experience of Elite 2 in select cities Delhi, Bangalore, Pune & Hyderabad
Swipe Technologies, India’s leading mobile technology company, is all set to grab the attention of customers, again! The company has announced the PREVIEW SALE of its most awaited mobile device ELITE 2, exclusively for Uber riders from 30th October to 7th November 2015. Swipe Technologies and the on-demand technology platform, Uber have entered into a partnership to deliver the most affordable 4G smartphone ELITE 2 – directly to Uber riders in Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore & Delhi.
Swipe received phenomenal response from nationwide online buyers for its recently-launched smartphone Swipe ELITE. The company now plans to hit the markets with its new attractive new offering ‘ELITE 2’ and the tie-up of the two market leaders is timed just right. This move will essentially give the Uber users an exclusive opportunity to grab the device 7 days before it goes on general sale through Flipkart.com.
Users will have to upload a receipt of their latest Uber ride on the Swipe webpage in order to be able to order the product. Payments option is available through Cash-On-Delivery (COD). A few lucky winners will also stand a chance to win the Elite 2 smartphone by engaging with Uber and Swipe via a contest on social media.
Mr. Shripal Gandhi, Founder & CEO, Swipe Technologies says, “Elite has been a huge success and our new flagship smartphone was sold out on Flipkart within no time. We are now coming up with the most affordable 4G offering and would like to take our customer’s experience to the next level. Tapping customers through innovative mediums is a key part of Swipe’s online-only brand’s strategy this year and ideas like this are a good way to connect with our target customers. Uber, the technology company has transformed urban mobility for millions across the world and partnering with Uber will enable us to reach the smart target group.”
The entire process of purchasing the phone is kept simple and through COD method, as that’s the most preferred transaction route a customer opts in India. COD accounts for 50 to 80 per cent of online transactions in India and offers a fairly risk-free process for the buyers. The Cash on Delivery option coined by e-commerce has been the key enabler behind the growth of ecommerce industry in India.
Said Sanil Bhatia, GM, Uber, “We are very excited about this partnership with Swipe for the launch of their new phone Elite 2. Uber is all about giving it’s riders a unique experience and through this partnership we’re giving riders an opportunity to win the Elite 2 even before it hits the Indian market.”
Powered with powerful 64 bit 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor and a 1 GB RAM, Elite 2 has a stunning 4.5” qHD IPS display designed for spectacular viewing experience. The device comes equipped with an 8 GB internal flash memory, which can be further expanded upto 32 GB. Beautifully designed ELITE 2 runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 and has 8 MP rear and 5 MP front cameras. It has a 1900 mAh battery that lasts long enough to do all your important tasks and more. Elite 2 will be available on Flipkart from 7th November, 2015 for Rs. 4666/- only.