Swipe Technologies, the Indian smartphone manufacturer has launched two new variants of the successful Elite Star series. The Gold variant with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage is priced at Rs. 3,699 while the Black and White color variant has 1GB and 16GB storage and is priced at Rs. 3,999.
Elite Star has a 4 inch screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and is powered by a 1.5GHz Quad core processor. There is a 5MP rear camera and 1.3MP front camera for selfies. The phone has a battery capacity of 2000 mAh, microSD card slot to expand memory up to 32GB and support for 4G VoLTE.
At the launch of new variants of ELITE Star, Mr. Shripal Gandhi, founder &CEO of Swipe said, “To cater to the large entry-level population, we have re-designed the popular ELITE Star smartphone keeping in mind their unique needs. Also, keeping in mind the linguistic preference of the target users, we have designed the phone to operate on the Indian regional languages with the innovative Indus OS that eliminates the language barrier among people, and helps us move towards a cashless economy.”
The device runs on Indus OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow which is the country’s regional operating system with support for 12 regional languages. The support for 12 regional languages is accentuated by two key features: Transliterate and Translate. Swipe left to Transliterate (write using the closest corresponding letters of a different alphabet or language) and Swipe right to Translate.
On the occasion, Mr. Rakesh Deshmukh, CEO &Co-Founder of Indus OS said, “The Swipe ELITE Star series of smartphones packs a bunch of superior hardware features and is powered by our ‘IndusOS’ Operating System platform. Our user surveys reveal that consumers are more comfortable with an Operating System that is essentially Indian and helps them express themselves in their own language. The two new Swipe ELITE Star variants also come with the innovative new Indus Dialer with OS integrated balance analytics. Pre-paid users will now be able to conveniently check, analyze, and recharge their balance right on the phone dialer, which cuts down several layers.”