Swipe Technologies has come up with yet another budget smartphone in the Elite series – the Elite Power. As the name suggests, the phone comes with a powerful 4000mAh battery that is touted by the company to offer 15 hours of 3G or 13 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing. The phone is priced at Rs. 6,999 and will be up for sale exclusively via Flipkart from January 31. It will be available in Space Grey and Champagne Gold colour options.
Regarding other specifications, the Elite Power features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display (1280 x 720 pixels) and is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) chipset paired with Adreno 304 GPU and 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The phone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes in a metal unibody design with fingerprint sensor placed on the back panel.
Commenting on the launch of Elite Power, Ajay Yadav, VP – Mobiles at Flipkart, said,“With the digitization rising at a furious clip in India, customers are increasingly looking for latest smartphones that support data and applications on the go. Our exclusive association with Swipe brings the latest ELITE Power to our customers at an extremely affordable price. With the leading position in the smartphones market, Flipkart is focusing on widening the portfolio from premium to budget smartphones, thereby catering to a wide spectrum of customers.”
In the imaging department, the Elite Power sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel selfie camera. The phone offers connectivity options such as Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM Radio. Given the pricing, the phone is set to face tough competition from Xiaomi’s Redmi 3S.