Swipe is an Indian smartphone manufacturing brand which has entered the market recently; it has launched its second phone from the Elite range, called the Swipe Elite 2. The Elite 2 is priced at INR 4,666 and can be purchased on Flipkart from November 8th. If you have any plan to buy this phone, then you must go through these important facts before you make a decision.
Swipe Elite 2 Pros
- Affordable price
- Quick Charging support
- Dual-SIM 4G support
Swipe Elite 2 Cons
- Small 1900 mAh battery
- Only 1 GB RAM
- Low resolution screen (960×540 pixels)
Swipe Elite 2 Quick Specifications
|Key Specs||Swipe Elite 2|
|Display||4.5 inches IPS|
|Screen Resolution||qHD (960x540)|
|Operating System||Android Lollipop 5.1|
|Memory||1 GB RAM|
|Inbuilt Storage||8 GB|
|Storage Upgrade||Yes, upto 32 GB via microSD|
|Primary Camera||8 MP with LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|SIM card type||Dual SIM|
Question- How is Design and Build Quality?
Answer- The Swipe Elite 2 comes in a plastic made body with curved corners and edges. The plastic body has matte finish and the material quality used is average. Due to the small size and light weight of the phone, it gets easier to grip and use with one hand.
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Question- Does the Swipe Elite 2 Have Dual SIM Slots?
Answer- Yes, it has Dual-SIM. Both the SIM slots support micro SIM.
Question- Does the Swipe Elite 2 Have microSD Expansion option?
Answer- Yes, the Swipe Elite 2 has a microSD expansion slot, up to 32 GB microSD cards supported.
Question- Does Swipe Elite 2 Have Display Glass Protection?
Answer- The Swipe Elite 2 does not have display glass protection.
Question- How is the Display of the Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- The display on this phone is qHD and gives decent output. Viewing angles are shallow and the details are not so crisp. It produces a bit off-tone colours and one can easily notice the pixels on the display screen.
Question- Does Swipe Elite 2 Support Adaptive Brightness?
Answer- Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.
Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlid?
Answer- No, the touch navigation buttons are not backlid.
Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?
Answer- It comes with the Android 5.1 Lollipop skinned with custom Freedom OS.
Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?
Answer- No, fingerprint sensor is not available on this phone.
Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- Yes, the company claims it has quick charge option which can fully charge the phone in 1.5 hours.
Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?
Answer- Out of 8 GB of internal storage, 4.1 GB is available at user end.
Question- Can Apps be Moved to SD card on Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- Yes, the apps can be transferred to the microSD card.
Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?
Answer- Yes, few bloatware apps are pre-installed. These bloatware apps can be removed.
Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?
Answer- Out of 1 GB RAM, 512 MB is free.
Question- Does it have LED notification light?
Answer- Yes, it has a LED notification light next to the front camera.
Question- Does it support USB OTG?
Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG.
Question- Does Swipe Elite 2 offer theme options to choose from?
Answer- Yes, it offers a variety of customizable theme options.
Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?
Answer- Swipe Elite 2 has a good quality loudspeaker, the voice is quite loud and clear.
Question- How is the Call quality?
Answer- The call quality was decent and we did not face any issues with the calls.
Question- How good is The Camera Quality of The Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- The rear camera is 8 MP and the front camera is 5 MP, both are average performers. In natural light, the results were good but not that great, autofocus works well and the details and colours were also average. The front camera was good when we first clicked a selfie in bright light but in low light condition, we noticed a lot of noise in the picture. The camera performed just like most of the budget segment smartphones.
Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- Technically if the phone is powerful enough, you can play any resolution, but you can only see what your screen resolution is. The qHD is exactly half of Full HD. So even though you could probably play a (1080×1920) file, you would only be able to see 540×960 worth of that video.
Question- How is Battery Backup on Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- Swipe Elite 2features a 1900 mAh battery; which is gives average full day backup on moderate usage, you can expect about 3-4 hours of backup with heavy usage.
Question- What Color Variants Available for Swipe Elite 2?
Answer– Only Black colour is available for this handset.
Question- Which Sensors are available on Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- It has Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor.
Question- What are the Dimensions & Weight of Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- The dimensions are still not disclosed.
Question- Does it Support Double Tap to Wake Up?
Answer- We are not sure if this feature is available on this phone.
Question- What is the SAR Value of Swipe Elite 2?
Answer- Head 0.175w/kg Body 0.268w/kg.
Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?
Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.
Question- Does Swipe Elite 2 Have Heating Issues?
Answer- We did not notice any abnormal heating during the initial testing.
Question- Can Swipe Elite 2be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?
Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.
Question- How is the Gaming Performance?
Answer- We were not able to test the phone with its gaming capabilities but we can say that this configuration cannot handle high-end gaming on this device.
Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?
Answer- Yes, you can create and share internet from this device.
Swipe Elite 2 comes at an affordable price and offers decent specifications for its price, but this phone does not have the X factor what we were looking for. Looking at the over-crowded budget segment this handset definitely requires something special to attract the consumers, as we have a lot of phones under 5K range which can deliver a better overall deal.