Domestic smartphone maker Swipe has launched a new smartphone aimed at the ultra-budget segment in India. Called the Swipe Elite Dual, the smartphone’s key highlight is its dual rear camera setup.
Price and availability
Swipe Elite Dual is priced at Rs 3,999 and is available for purchase exclusively on e-commerce website Shopclues. The handset also comes with Reliance Jio’s ‘Football offer’ that makes it eligible for a cashback of Rs 2,200. This cashback offer can be availed once users activate Jio 4G in the smartphone with a recharge of Rs 198 or Rs 299 Jio prepaid plan on or before March 31, 2018. After the first recharge, users get 44 vouchers of Rs 50 each, which will be credited in MyJio app. Users must note that these can be used one at a time per recharge, against the following recharges of Jio plan of Rs 198 or Rs 299, via MyJio App only.
The Swipe Elite Dual has a 5-inch display with a scratch-resistant glass panel layer over it. The smartphone is powered by 1.3Ghz quad-core MediaTek processor paired with 1GB RAM. Backed by a 3,000mAh battery, the smartphone has an 8GB internal storage with a microSD card support of up to 64GB. For camera, it has dual-rear camera setup of 8-megapixel primary autofocus camera and a 2-megapixel secondary image camera. In terms of connectivity, it has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB and a 3.5mm audio jack.
“Keeping in mind the demands and needs of the audience, and the latest trends we are glad to bring Elite Dual at such an affordable rate. We foresee that Swipe shall bring a change in the mobile photography market of India with the launch of this most affordable dual camera smartphone,” said Shripal Gandhi, founder and CEO, Swipe Technologies, in a statement.