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Swipe Telecom Launches Swipe Halo Value 2G Calling Tablet in India
IT News Online Staff

California-based Swipe Telecom has launched in India the Swipe Halo Value, its 2G calling tablet with Dual SIM and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. The company said the device is expected to cater to the need of the hour by offering cutting-edge technology at a price of Rs. 6990/-.

The Swipe Halo Value is the latest addition to the Swipe Telecom series of calling Tablet PCs - "The Halo", consisting of the Halo Tab X 74S, the Halo Edge and the Halo 3G.

Swipe Halo Value supports data and calling via 2G Dual SIM and video calls through Skype. With Dual SIM, one can have double the mobility and operate two different calling networks. Swipe Halo Value Tab has a call receiver that allows one to make and receive calls just like any other smartphone. It comes with the latest Android Jelly Bean 4.1 operating system, Face Unlock feature and other features that help in smoother functioning and higher levels of multi-tasking. The tablet is powered by 1.5 GHz powerful processor which is a must for graphic heavy games and complex applications and comes with a 512 MB DDRII RAM.

Weighing 335 gm, the Swipe Halo Value comes with a 7-inch enhanced display with 5-point capacitive multi-touch screen that helps in providing clearer pictures with a wider viewing screen and a premier quality silver body with a smooth finish. The tablet has a 2 MP rear camera and a 1.3 MP front camera. The camera is also loaded with features like Panoramic Shots, which is a great way to share a sweeping shot of landscape or to capture all the friends sitting on a dining table. The Multiple Shots feature allows users to click pictures in rapid succession.

The Swipe Halo Value comes with a Face Unlock Feature, which allows one to unlock the tablet using Facial Recognition Mechanism, which has now been enhanced by liveliness check where a person has to blink their eyes in order to unlock the tablet. Longer battery life of 3400mAh allows users to use their tablet for hours at one go. The tablet is pre-loaded with several applications covering games, entertainment, education and social networking in addition to the 60,000+ available through Google Play Store. There is ample space for all requirements such as applications, movies, etc with a 4 GB in-built memory expandable up to 32 GB through the microSD card. The Swipe Halo Value comes with Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity and Wi-Fi Module 802.11 b/g/n. Other features include Flash Support 11.1, Olive Office Premium, Ebook Reader and audio recording.

The tablet comes bundled with accessories like AC Power Adaptor, USB Cable, Head Set, User Manual and Warranty Card. Swipe has introduced the tablet with a free premium leather sleeve worth Rs. 699/-, which comes bundled with the accessories in the box.

Key Features of the Halo Value:
- 1.5 GHz Processor (Cumulative Frequency)
- Android Jelly Bean 4.1
- 2G Dual SIM
- 17.8 cm TFT LCD Screen, Full HD, 5-point multi-touch capacitive screen
- 2 MP (rear) & 0.3 MP (front) Cameras
- 3400mAh battery
- Face recognition security feature
- 4 GB memory, expandable up to 32 GB
- Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4 GHz
- Dimensions: 197 x 124 x 10.9 (mm)
- Weight: 335 gm
- USB, G Sensor, Accelerometer