Swipe Technologies has launched the Swipe ELITE PRO in India, and though the smartphone’s name and some of its specs like its 3GB RAM capacity might deceive you into thinking it’s a premium model, the ELITE PRO is simply a budget device with specs similar the Elite Sense smartphone in the same series.
Swipe ELITE PRO Review
The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Being a budget device, this looks like just the right software platform and version for the smartphone to run on.
Design & Display
The Swipe ELITE PRO comes with a 5-inch IPS display and has an HD (1280 * 720) pixel resolution. Its back panel is made of metal and it has a plastic frame. The smartphone uses capacitive navigation buttons, weighs 165 grammes and is 8.7 millimetres thick.
Memory & Performance
A Snapdragon 425 processor with four processor cores and a clock speed of 1.4GHz powers the ELITE PRO under the hood, and the phone has 3GB of RAM for multi-tasking
There’s 32GB of default internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB using an external microSD card slot.
The smartphone sports a 13MP camera with LED flash at the rear, and it has an 8MP camera upfront for taking selfies.
The ELITE PRO packs a moderate 2500mAh battery that should last for almost a day on average usage.
Connectivity & Hardware
You get the option to use a micro SIM and Nano SIM card together on the phone, or a single micro SIM card and an external microSD card for internal storage expansion. It supports 4G networks with Voice-over-LTE and is compatible with FM Radio.
The Swipe ELITE PRO has a fingerprint sensor on the rear for security functions as well as controlling the phone in certain contexts (taking photos, scrolling through the gallery, etc).
Swipe ELITE PRO Full Specifications
- 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
- 4G: LTE with VoLTE.
- Network Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps.
- SIM Type: Micro + Nano / microSD Slot.
- SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM
- OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).
- User Interface: n/a
Design & Display
- Dimensions: 143.4 x 71.8 x 8.7 mm.
- Weight: 165g.
- Display size: 5 inches.
- Display Resolution: 1280 * 720 pixels (HD).
- Pixel resolution: n/a
- Display Technology: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen.
- Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
- Build: Metal back with plastic frame.
- Protection: n/a.
- Colours: White.
- Processor Name/Technology: Snapdragon 425.
- Processor Speed: 1.4GHz.
- Number of Processor Cores: Quad-Core.
- Graphics Processor: n/a
- RAM: 3GB.
- Internal Storage: 32GB internal storage.
- External Storage: expandable up to 128GB with microSD.
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Fingerprint sensor.
- Lens: 13MP.
- LED Flash: Yes.
- Video recording: Yes, 720p.
- Properties: –
- Lens: 8MP.
- LED Flash: No.
- Video recording: Yes.
- Properties: –
- Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
- Loudspeaker: Yes.
- Audio Technology: –
- Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
- FM Radio: Yes.
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0.
- Bluetooth Profiles: n/a
- WiFi: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
- GPS: Yes.
- USB: v2.0.
- USB OTG: Yes.
- NFC: No.
- 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.
- Battery Capacity: 2500mAh.
- Battery Technology: Li-ion.
- Removable? No.
- Fast Charging: No.
- Extra Features: –
- Launch Date: October 7, 2017.
- Availability: October 8, 2017.
How much is Swipe ELITE PRO?
The Swipe ELITE PRO comes in White colour and can be purchased exclusively on Snapdeal for Rs. 6,999 from the 8th of October.