Swipe expands ‘Elite’ line of smartphones, launches Elite Plus for Rs. 6,999


Swipe Technologies, yesterday, launched the new Elite Plus smartphone. Priced at Rs. 6,999, the smartphone is expected to be available online exclusively at Flipkart starting from the 6th of June in an open sale.

The Swipe Elite Plus, follows the Swipe Elite, the Swipe Elite 2, and the Swipe Elite Note in the ‘Elite’ lineup. Powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (64-bit), the Elite Plus comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage, expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card. The smartphone features a 5-inch Full-HD IPS display, and DragonTrail glass protection from scratches.

The dual SIM Elite Plus features a 13-megapixel rear camera with an F2.0 aperture and an LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front camera. Running the company’s Freedom OS on top of Android 5.1 Lollipop, the smartphone packs a 3050mAh battery. The smartphone comes with 4G LTE connectivity and has support for other connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPRS/EDGE, GPS, Bluetooth v4.1, and Micro-USB OTG.

Weighing 131 grams, the 8.4mm thick Elite Plus might well be among the lighter phones from competing brands packing such features.

The Swipe Elite Plus will come in two colours:  Ivory White, and Midnight Blue.