Adding to the array of budget-smartphones, Swipe has unveiled ‘Elite Plus’ smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 6,999, it will available via Flipkart and will be for sale from June 13 onward.
In terms of specifications, Swipe Elite Plus boasts of a 5-inch FHD IPS display equipped with DragonTrail glass, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM. There is a 16GB internal memory for the smartphone, which is expandable up to 64GB. Camera-wise, the Swipe Elite Plus carries a 13 MP at its rear and an 8 MP snapper at the front. This dual SIM smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, supports 4G LTE and has 3050 mAh battery.
“We continuously seek feedback from the mobile phone users on their desired features and incorporate them in our new offerings. This has helped us become a popular brand among the youth… In the next two years, we are looking at revenues of USD 100 million,” Swipe Technologies founder and CEO Shripal Gandhi told PTI.
Pune-based device manufacturer Swipe Technologies had reported close to USD 45 million in revenues, last fiscal. It targets to reach $100 million in revenues over the next two years and the company has planned for a couple of new launches this year. According to Mr. Gandhi, online sales account for 50% of its sales volumes. The company expects to sell about 2 lakhs devices of this 4G-enabled Elite Plus in the next four months. Swipe had previously launched three devices under ‘Elite’.
Swipe Elite Plus Specifications at a Glance:
- 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with Dragontrail glass protection
- 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 chipset with Adreno 405 GPU
- 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
- Android 5.1 Lollipop with Freedom OS on top
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash, and 8MP front-facing camera
- dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG
- 3,050mAh battery