If you are among those who need even more choices to choose your smartphone then you have more element to consider. Swipe Telecom, which is a California based company has launched there new product in the country as Swipe 9X. It is a dual core phablet with 4.7 inches of display.
This new smartphone or shall we call it phablet is powered by 1 Ghz Dual core processor on MTK 5677 chipset. The device has been loaded with Android 4.0 (Icecream Sandwich) operating system. For the display front, it has 4.7 inches of screen with 854 x 480 pixel of resolution which gives it 204 ppi (approx) pixel density. Similar to almost all latest offerings we see from various brands, this phone also supports Dual SIM feature with dual standby capabilities.
In the arena of its optical capabilities, it is equipped with 8 megapixel rear ie. the primary camera which is also accompanied by LED flash to give you nice images in low light conditions. Along with primary camera, it also houses a 2 MP front camera.
In terms of connectivity, the device is offered with 2G GSM850/GSM900/DCS1800/1900 operating frequency and for 3G it support WCDMA2100. Other usual connectivity features include Bluetooth, WIFI 802.11 b/g/n and USB 2.0 support.
For memory and storage, it has rather average 512MB of DDRIII RAM and has 4GB inbuilt memory. The internal storage can be expanded easily upto 32 GB through T-Flash card.
Moving towards its sensors and other features, it has Gravity Sensor, Range Sensor and also a torchlight feature. The phone weights 149 gram and measures 138.0 X 70.0 X 9.3(mm) in dimensions. Finally, talking about its battery ie. the crucial part which power up this whole powerhouse, it is equipped with 2000 mAh of battery.
Brief Overview of Swipe 9X technical specifications
- 11.9cms (4.7″) with Resolution: 854 x 480 pixels 16:9
- 1 GHz, Dual core ,MTK 6577
- Android 4.0 (ICS)
- Dual SIM
- 8.0MP (rear) with Flash
- 2MP front camera
- 2100 mAh battery
Company has priced this device at Rs. 8999, with such price tag and its specifications, it will compete with device like Xolo Q700, Intex Aqua Wonder Quadcore Karbonn S1 Titanium and Karbonn S5 Titanium etc those falls in similar price band.
Currently company is also offering three Back Shells in Black, White and Blue colours along with a flap cover for the device included in above given price.
Swipe is based in Palo Alto California which is also their research and design headquarter. Company claims to have 600+ service center throughout India and are working to increase them. There last offering was Swipe MTV volt 6 inch phablet back in March.