Previous month launched with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, Swipe Konnect 5.0 is now available with Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS in India. According to the company, who have already purchased this device, can get KitKat update by visiting the nearest service center.

The Swipe Telecom, California-based firm, now offering Swipe Konnect 5.0 smartphone (Price Rs 8,999) with KitKat update. Upgraded version of Swipe Konnect 4, Konnect 5.0 features a 5-inch Capacitive touchscreen (540×960 pixels) qHD IPS display with One Glass Solution (OGS) technology.

It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, which firms 1GB of DDRIII RAM. It houses an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and also a 3.2MP front facing secondary camera for selfies. It boasts a built-in memory of 8GB capacity, which can be further expanded up to 32GB with a microSD card.

An official video of Swipe Konnect 5.0 :

Connectivity options on the Swipe Konnect 5.0 include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4, FM radio, Kingsoft office, 3.5mm headphone jack, micro-USB, dual SIM (Dual Standby / 3G+3G)  and GPS. Konnect 5.0 smartphone packs a 1950mAh polymer-ion battery. Its dimension is 148x74x8.9mm and weighs 135 grams. Its worth noting that, the smartphone comes with a free screen guard, flip cover and premium business navigator worth Rs 1,499.

Commenting on the launch of Konnect series, Mr. Shripal Gandhi, Founder & CEO, Swipe, said, “Swipe has always been ahead of the curve in terms of features offerings in Smartphone phablets. We will cement our position as innovative maker of smart phablets with the launch of the Konnect 5.0. ”

It comes with Proximity and Accelerometer sensors.

“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” added Mr. Gandhi.

The main specifications of Swipe Konnect 5.0 :

  1. Display : 5″
  2. Processor : 1.3GHz
  3. Front Camera : 3.2-megapixel
  4. Rear Camera : 8-megapixel
  5. Resolution : 540×960 pixels
  6. RAM : 1GB
  7. Operating System : Android 4.4 KitKat
  8. ROM : 8GB
  9. Battery capacity : 1950mAh