Swipe has added another contender to its range of voice calling tablets dubbed Halo Speed in India and the device is slated to be made available for a pretty reasonable price. The slab will be up for grabs across the country through major retail outlets and online portals.
The Swipe Halo Speed is a multitasking device that eliminates the need to carry a separate smartphone, thanks to a SIM card slot. It can easily make voice calls and even offers access to internet through 2G mobile networks. The slate’s front side is dominated by a 5-point multi-touch capacitive display spanning 7 inches diagonally and for those who wish to make face-to-face conference calls, the manufacturer has added a 0.3MP webcam as well.
In order to make the device capable of capturing pictures as well as videos, it is accessorized with a 2MP camera that has been placed on the rear side. The tablet’s intuitive interface can be attributed to the Android OS, Jelly Bean 4.1 to be precise. This platform also has the responsibility of ensuring smooth transitions between applications.
As far as multitasking is concerned, prospective customers of the Halo Speed can rest assured because an integrated processor works towards launching more than a single application simultaneously, without lagging. This chipset can clock in a maximum speed of 1.5GHz and it tags along 1GB of DDR3 RAM for improved navigation.
Although the slab does bring 4GB of internal memory for hoarding digital content, users are given the option of increasing it further. This can be done by inserting a microSD card of not more than 32GB capacity in a dedicated expansion slot. It tips the scales at around 345 grams and hides a battery of 3000mAh capacity which should keep the device going for an entire day.
There’s Adobe Flash 11.1 and the Swipe Speed has been integrated with a G-sensor as well as an accelerometer too. An eBook reader and Olive Office Premium are pre-loaded and it lets people visit the Play store for downloading apps and games. The other common attributes like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi have also been thrown into the mix.
The Swipe Halo Speed carries a price tag of Rs 6,990.
Key specifications of the Swipe Halo Speed:
– 7-inch capacitive multi-touch screen
– 0.3MP webcam, 2MP rear-facing camera
– Android Jelly Bean 4.1
– 1.5GHz processor
– 1GB of DDR3 RAM
– 4GB onboard memory, expandable up to 32GB
– 3000mAh battery