Swipe Konnect 5.0 is another 5″ entry-level smartphone under Rs 10K

Swipe Telecom has launched a new smartphone, the Swipe Konnect 5.0 which as the name indicates, has a 5-inch display. The handset is an entry-level one offering a quad core processor, dual SIM support and more with an 8.9mm thick design.

The Swipe Konnect 5.0 is the first model in the series and it’s being offered with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. You won’t be getting a pure Android experience here as the company has thrown in a highly customizable UI with screen transition effects, swappable icons and more. The 5-inch IPS panel on the front offers visuals in qHD resolution and is accompanied by a 3.2MP camera. The rear sports an 8MP shooter which can record videos in HD.

Swipe Konnect 5.0

Coming to the internals, this 135g smartphone packs a 1.3GHz quad core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage and a microSD card slot which supports up to 32GB. The handset also provides 3G connectivity, but on a single SIM slot only. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Lastly, there’s a 1950mAh battery powering up the handset.

Specs at a glance:

– Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
– 1.3GHz quad core processor
– 1GB RAM
– 8GB storage, 32GB expandable
– 5-inch qHD IPS touchscreen
– 3.2MP front camera, 8MP rear snapper
– Dual SIM support, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
– 1950mAh battery

The Swipe Konnect 5.0 is priced at Rs 8,999 and the company is offering it bundled with free accessories worth Rs 1,499. They include a flip cover, screen guard and premium business navigator. The company plans to add more devices to this series in the coming months.