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Swipe Konnect 5.0 quad-core smartphone phablet launches for Rs 8999
TT Correspondent |  |  10 Jun 2014

Swipe, on Monday introduced a new series in Smartphone Fablets – The Swipe Konnect series. The First Smartphone Fablet in Swipe’s Konnect series is Swipe Konnect 5.0 Fablet. Swipe’s new Konnect series focuses on delivering great value by offering exciting features at an extremely competitive price of Rs. 8,999. Swipe was funded with Rs 30 crore from Kalaari Capital in April 2014.

“Swipe has always been ahead of the curve in terms of features offerings in Smartphone Fablets. We will cement our position as innovative maker of smart fablets with the launch of the Konnect 5.0.” He further added, “The recent venture capital funding from Kalaari Capital has helped the company in developing innovative features and its reach in the Indian market. Swipe raised Rs 30 crore in venture capital funding from Kalaari Capital in April this year”, said Shripal Gandhi, Founder & CEO, Swipe.

The Konnect 5.0 is ergonomically designed to fit into the contours of users’ hands, and at 135 gms is one of the lightest 5 inch Smartphone Fablets in the world. It has a 5 inch qHD IPS Display. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor and a 1 GB RAM. It runs on the Android 4.2.2 Jellybean OS on the device which is upgradable to the latest Android 4.4 Kitkat.

The Swipe Konnect 5.0 is equipped with an 8 MP rear camera, and it also comes with a 3.2 MP front camera for 3G video calling. The rear camera has an OV (OmniVision) sensor which significantly improves the camera’s resolution and picture quality. This Smartphone Fablet comes with 8 GB inbuilt memory, which can be expanded to 32 GB via an external SD card. 


The Konnect 5.0 has a highly customizable UI which can be personalized with multiple effects, themes and transitions. It has unrestricted access to the Google Play Store, so users can download from over one million apps. The phone also comes with a 1950 mAh polymer-ion battery.

The Konnect 5.0 is Dual SIM enabled, for professional as well as personal usage. This Smartphone Fablet also comes with comprehensive connectivity features including WiFi, 3G, and Bluetooth.

Priced competitively at Rs 8,999, the Swipe Konnect 5.0 offers an attractive blend of premium looks, effective performance, and great value. The Smartphone Fablet comes with a free screen guard and premium business navigator worth INR 1499/- free

Under the Konnect Series, Swipe will rollout 10 innovative offerings in the Smartphone Fablet space within a quarter.

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10 Jun 2014(IST)  
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