Swipe had earlier launched a budget range 4G smartphone, i.e., the Swipe Elite 2 and now the brand has come with another budget smartphone, i.e., the Swipe Virtue priced at Rs 5,999. It comes powered by MediaTek MT6753 Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. The device has a 5- inch IPS display with 294 PPI and 1280 x 720 pixels as its resolution. It sports a 8 MP rear camera with an LED flash and 5 MP front camera. The device packs 2 GB RAM and 16 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded upto 32 GB using an external SD Card. The device is powered by a 2500 mAh Li-Poly Battery and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. We at PhoneRadar has covered the Tips & Tricks of Swipe Elite 2 and now you can go through the Tips & Tricks of Virtue in better understanding your device and quickly exploring your device.
SIM card insertion is the very first thing that you do when you purchase any new device. To insert a SIM card on your Swipe Virtue, power off your device if you have booted it and remove the back panel. Now remove the battery and insert the SIM card into their respective slots and put back the cover and boot your device. You have successfully inserted the SIM card into your device, and the device will be ready for use once the SIM card is detected.
Swipe Virtue is a dual SIM smartphone supporting dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is a Micro SIM card and a regular SIM card.
Sharing of the Data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share a data Network on your device, open the Settings and tap on more in the Wireless & Network. In the new window, tap on Tethering & Portable Hotspot and click on Wi-Fi hotspot. In the Wi-Fi hotspot window, toggle the off button to enable that on your device.
Screenshot can be captured by pressing the power button along with the volume down button together. The screenshot is thus captured and saved to the gallery window on your device. The screenshot can be quickly accessed from the notification panel on your device.
Android Updates help in fixing the minute bugs and helps in improving the performance of your device. To check for Android Updates open the settings and tap on about Phone. In the new window, tap on Wireless updates and click on check for updates. The device checks for updates, and it comes with a 39.15 MB of Update out of the box. This update help in optimizing some functions of system and fixing some bugs on your device.
External Apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an app with an external apk on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, toggle the button adjacent to Unknown sources and click on the OK button to enable that on your device. Now you can install any external app without any interruption.
The quick settings in the notification panel of the device cannot be customized on your device.
Power saving mode helps in improving the battery life in low battery conditions. To enable the battery saver on your device, open the Settings and tap on the battery in the device section. In the new window, tap on battery use and click on the three-dotted button which is at the top right of the screen. Battery saver option appears on the screen, now tap on it and toggle off button in the new window to enable the battery saver on your device. This option can be automatically turned if you select any of the options i.e. at 5% or 15% battery levels.
Acceleration, Gyroscope Uncalibrated, Light Sensor, Magnetic Field Uncalibrated, Orientation, and Proximity are the sensors available on the device and helps in Automating the device.
No there are no LED notification lights available on the device.
Screen pinning features is used to pin the application on your home screen and is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on it. To use this option on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, head over to the advanced section and tap on screen pinning and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the recent menu and tap on pin button for the app that you want to pin. The App is successfully pinned to your home screen. To unpin the pinned app, you need to press and hold the back button along with the overview button for about 2-3 seconds. The screen is successfully unpinned from your home screen.
The device comes with Camera, sound recorder, Torch, Email, File Manager, Swipe Store, few google related apps pre-installed on the device.
No, there is no such option available on the device using which you can move the app from internal to external storage on your device.
The device comes with few bloatware applications like Adobe AIR, Adobe Flashplayer 11.1, AssitX, Clan Master, Haptik, Quikr, Trending Apps and CM Browser pre-installed on the device.
Yes, the bloatware apps can be easily removed just by uninstalling them from your device. There are two ways in which you can uninstall the app directly from your device.
Press and hold the app from the app drawer until the uninstall option appears and drag on to it. Now tap on the OK button in pop-up and the app is successfully deleted from your device.
This is the general method, open the settings and tap on apps in the device section. In the new window, tap on the app that you want to uninstall and click on the uninstall button. Now tap on the OK button in the pop to remove the app from your device.
The device comes with 16 GB as its internal storage and around 11.71 GB of free space is available for the mobile users, rest of the space is occupied by pre-installed apps and the OS available on the device.
The device comes with 2GB of RAM and out of which 314 MB is used by the system, 121 MB of RAM is used by the pre-installed apps and around 1.5 GB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
No the device doesn’t support the USB OTG Connectivity.
The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate(SAR). The SAR limit recommended by the International commission on non-ionizing radiation protection is 2 W/Kg averaged over 10g tissue. The Head SAR value of the device is 0.157 W/Kg and the body SAR value of the device is 0.658 W/Kg.
After testing the device with various benchmarking tools here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 23816
Vellamo Multicore score: 1216
Vellamo Metal score: 828
CM Browser Score: 1945
Geekbench Single-core score: 357
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1167
Quadrant Standard score: 9385
The device comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. There is no information about the device getting the Android Marshmallow Update. You can also check the list of the devices that are coming with Android Marshmallow out of the box.
The device comes with few smart off screen gestures, i.e., Double Click to wake the screen, Slide up to open the contacts, Slide down to open the file manager; Slide left to open the calendar slide right to open the calculator. The device also comes with many off-screen gestures, i.e., draw c to open the phone, w to open gallery, m to open messaging, e to open CM browser, o to open gallery, s to open the settings, v to open torch, z to open the camera. These options can be changed by tapping on the letter. To use these gestures, open the settings and tap on Gesture Settings and tap on checkbox adjacent to Gesture settings to enable these options on your device.
The USB debugging mode can be enabled by enabling the developer options on your device. To enable this option on your device, open the Settings and tap on About Phone in the System section. In the new window, head over to the bottom of the screen and click on build number for about 7-8 times to enable that on your device. Once the option is enabled You a developer message is displayed on the screen, and the Developer option appears on the System section just above the About Phone. To disable this option, open the settings and tap on Developer options and toggle the off button to enable that on your device.
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