Funded by Kalaari Capital in April, Swipelaunches one of the world’s lightest 5” Smartphone Fablet – Swipe Konnect5.0

 The new feature-rich Konnect 5.0 comes at an attractive price of Rs. 8,999/-

swipe telecom logoPune, June 9, 2014: Armed with Rs 30 crore funding from Kalaari Capital in April 2014, mobile technology company Swipe has introduced a new series in SmartphoneFablets – The Swipe Konnect series. The First Smartphone Fablet in Swipe’s Konnect series is the fashionable Swipe Konnect 5.0Fablet.Swipe’s new Konnect series focuses on delivering great value by offering exciting features at an extremely competitive price of Rs. 8,999/-.

Under the Konnect Series, Swipe will rollout 10 innovative offerings in the Smartphone Fablet space within a quarter.

Featuring a rich connectivity suite, the Swipe Konnect 5.0 comes encased in a Super Slim body with a stylish matte finish. The Konnect 5.0 is ergonomically designed to fit into the contours of users’ hands, and at 135gmsis one of the lightest 5” SmartphoneFablets in the world.03_Flapcover

The Konnect 5.0 has a 5” qHD IPS Display. Itis powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processorthat can multitask effortlessly and a1 GB RAMenables smooth performance of the Android 4.2.2 Jellybean OS on the device which is upgradable to the latest Android 4.4 Kitkat.

The Swipe Konnect 5.0 is equipped with an 8 MP rear camera, and it also comes with a 3.2 MP front camera for 3G video calling.The rear camera has an OV (OmniVision)* sensor which significantly improves the camera’s resolution and picture quality. This Smartphone Fabletcomes with8 GB inbuilt memory, which can be expanded to 32 GB via an external SD card.

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The Konnect 5.0 has a highly customizable UI which can be personalized with multiple effects, themes and transitions.

The Konnect 5.0 has unrestricted access to the Google Play Store, so userscan download from over one million apps. The phone also comes with a 1950 mAh polymer-ion batteryto ensure that the device is powered for a longer period of time.

The Konnect 5.0 is Dual SIM enabled, for professional as well as personal usage. This Smartphone Fabletalso comes with comprehensive connectivity features including WiFi, 3G, and Bluetooth.

Priced competitively at Rs8,999, the Swipe Konnect 5.0 offers an attractive blend of premium looks, effective performance, and great value. The SmartphoneFablet comes with a free screen guard and premium business navigator worth INR 1499/- free

Commenting on the launch of Konnect series, Mr. Shripal Gandhi, Founder & CEO, Swipe, said,“Swipe has always been ahead of the curve in terms of features offerings in Smartphone Fablets. We will cement our position as innovative maker of smart fablets with the launch of the Konnect 5.0.” He further added, “The recent venture capital funding from Kalaari Capital has helped the company in developing innovative features and its reach in the Indian market. Swipe raised Rs 30 crore in venture capital funding from Kalaari Capital in April this year”.

* About OmniVision (OV): OmniVision (OV) sensors contain proprietary OmniBSI™ technology, which offers stunning resolution, higher light sensitivity and superior dynamic range. OV technology is extremely power efficient, drawing very little battery from the phone. OV sensors are also used in top end DSLRs due to their superior image quality.

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