The biggest highlight of the Swipe Konnect 5.1 smartphone is it packs a large 3000mAh battery, which is a highlight at this price point. It is available in a Sandstone Black colour variant, referring to the roughened texture of the back panel. The Snapdeal listing claims that the Konnect 5.1 can deliver up to 10 hours of talk time and up to 220 hours of standby time. The smartphone features a 5-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) TFT display and offers a pixel density of 225ppi.
The dual-SIM Swipe Konnect 5.1 runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box and is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor clubbed with 1GB of RAM. The online retailer's listing says that the smartphone is upgradeable to Android 5.1 Lollipop. It packs an 8GB of built-in storage, out of which 3.96GB is user accessible. It sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It measures 144x73x9.8mm and weighs 156 grams.
Connectivity options, apart from 3G, included in the Swipe Konnect 5.1 smartphone are GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi with hotspot functionality, Bluetooth, FM radio, Micro-USB 2.0, and GPS/ A-GPS.
Announcing the new Konnect 5.1, Shripal Gandhi, Founder and CEO, Swipe Technologies said, "Mostly, low cost phone is associated with low end specs; however, with Konnect 5.1 we bring a 'no-compromise' fully loaded smartphone experience to the first time smartphone buyer. Konnect 5.1 is a faster, quicker and dynamic offering that the company has brought out for the Gen Z. It is a smartphone designed for the aspiring, demanding and connected youth of India."