Sunstrike Telecom India on Monday launched its cheapest Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone, the Rage Swift, at Rs. 2,999. The pricing of the KitKat-based Rage Swift is the same as the Celkon Campus A35K, which is till now the cheapest KitKat phone in the country since its launch in June. Recently, Maxx Mobile also launched a cheap Android 4.4 KitKat-based smartphone, the AXD21 MSD7 Smarty, at Rs. 4,020 for the Indian market.
The entry-level Sunstrike Rage Swift offers dual-SIM support and runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It features a 3.5-inch 320x480 pixel display.
The Rage Swift sports 1.3-megapixel rear camera with flash and a secondary front VGA (0.3-megapixel) facing camera. While Sunstrike hasn't specified many details of the smartphone, such as the processor, system memory (RAM), built-in storage, and more, it says that the Rage Swift will pack a 1600mAh battery. The company will also provide a free Crystal Cover with the smartphone. It will also come with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity options.
(Also see: Sunstrike Rage Swift vs. Celkon Campus A35K)
"Rage Swift has all the trendy features, and it runs on KitKat, the latest Android version, & yet we have kept our product very affordable for everyone. [..] We are quite optimistic that Swift will receive a tremendous response from customers," said Chanpreet Singh, Managing Director, Sunstrike.
Sunstrike Telecom India was founded in 2007, and is a part of the Hong Kong-based Sunstrike International Group. Last week, the company had launched Rage Freedom+
feature phone at a price of Rs. 1,999. The smartphone is touted for its 30 day battery back-up. It comes with a 2.4-inch display; a digital (1.3-megapixel) camera; 8GB built-in storage, and a 3200mAh battery.