The Pune based Swipe technologies has recently launched one of its super affordable android based smartphone dubbed as the Swipe Konnect ME. This is 4th device to have been launched under the Konnect series by company, the earlier ones being Konnect 4, Konnect 4E and Konnect 5.0.
The Swipe Konnect ME represents budget category and has been exclusively launched via Snapdeal. This new budget smartphone from Swipe has been priced at an affordable Rs. 3,999. It comes with a SuperSecure feature, which involves dynamic locking that triggers password change every 60 seconds! You can set intuitive password parameters, which are derived from Swipe’s custom smart algorithms.
The Konnect ME features dual-SIM, dual standby (GSM+GSM) support and runs dated Android 4.4.2 Kitkat out of the box. Under the hood, we have a 1.3 GHz dual-core MediaTek processor paired with 1 GB of RAM. It comes bundled with 8 GB on internal memory and which could further be scaled up to 32 GB via microSD card slot.
It features a 4.5-inch (480×854 pixels) FWVGA IPS display with a pixel density of 218ppi. As far as camera is concerned, it sports a 5-megapixel rear camera sensor with LED flash and there is also a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calls.
Commenting on the launch, Shripal Gandhi, Founder and CEO, Swipe Technologies, said, “Affordable technology is our unstated mission and Konnect ME priced at Rs. 3,999 is a step in that direction. Telecom operators as well device makers are working in unison towards an India that is on mobile internet.”
Konnect ME comes with pre-installed SuperSocial application for connecting with family, real-time updates on location and security. There is another SuperTech feature allows consumers to auto-manage the phone’s memory for better and longer usability. The pre-bundled application enables the user for quick transfer of data and switching of applications within the devices.
It boasts of an impressive 2,450 mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 12 hours of talk time, and up to 1080 hours of standby time. Its dimensions are 134.6×66.7×10.6 mm and weighs just 92 grams. Coming to the connectivity, it supports 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio. It will be available in two color options – Ivory White and Navy Blue and is now up for grabs on Snapdeal.