Budget smartphones are not just for phone calling and chatting, but it now brings a whole new world of entertainment. Indian mobile vendor Swipe has launched the most affordable virtual reality device – the Swipe Elite VR. What makes the smartphone unique is the big HD display which is apt for experiencing virtual reality. Other than that, the mobile features a 13-megapixel rear camera, quad core processor and 4G LTE with VoLTE support.
The budget friendly Swipe Elite VR with come with a price tag of Rs 4,499. The mobile is available exclusively through Shopclues [shopclues.com/EliteVR] starting today. If you are looking for some colour options, then the smartphone will be available in Black, White, Gold and Red colours.
Swipe Elite VR specification and Features
The Swipe Elite VR comes with a polycarbonate body and capacitive touch buttons in the front. The mobile flaunts a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 pixels by 720 pixels. To fully utilise the big screen, you get a VR headset, which is similar to Google Cardboard or Xiaomi Mi VR Play. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 chipset coupled with 1GB of RAM. To store all your media content, the mobile carries 8GB of internal storage. You can further expand the storage up to 32GB using microSD card.
Coming to photography, the Swipe Elite VR comes with a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera. One of the cheapest mobile to carry a powerful camera like this at back. It also features LED flash support for bright night shoots. For selfie addicts the mobile feature a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
As for connectivity, Swipe Elite VR supports 4G LTE networks that can work with any Indian telcos 4G band. You also get VoLTE support for making HD voice and video calls. Other connectivity options include 3G, 2G, WI-Fi and Bluetooth. The mobile runs on an age old Android Marshmallow OS, which is a bit downside of the mobile. To fuel the mobile, you get a 3000mAh battery at the back.
5.5-inch HD IPS display
1.3GHz quad-core processor
1GB of RAM
Android Marshmallow OS
8GB internal storage + expandable
13MP, LED Flash
5-megapixel selfie camera
4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth