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Swipe Introduces Updated Freedom OS 1.1 For Its Elite Smartphone With 12 New Features


Indian handsets brand Swipe has introduced updated Freedom OS  1.1 for the users of its recently launched Elite smartphone. The updated Freedom OS 1.1 comes loaded with 12 features for taking the experience of customization to the next level:

  1. All new dialer themes

Swipe has introduced a dial-pad with DIY themes support for the first time in India. With this feature, one can now apply different themes to the dialer, change the color combination as well as the look-and-feel of the dialer. Users can also choose themes, define the theme that they want to use and change color according to their preferences.

  1. Re-arrange dial-pad tabs

Dialing pad tabs comes with the facility to rearrange and change the visibility of the tabs. With the updated Freedom OS, changing of sequence of tabs and customizing tabs according to users preference becomes possible.

  1. Resizable list items and fonts for call logs

With this update, now changing the display for call logs by resizing or listing items will be faster with the upgrade. The feature also includes multiple favorite contacts layout to choose and one can design the layout of favorite contacts to be in a list, 2 columns, 3 columns and 4 columns format.

  1. Condensed font support

Condensed font support gives users an additional feature, which can utilize screen space in a better way where in more details can be accommodated.

  1. Low resolution photo filter 

If the contact picture is of a low resolution, the new Freedom OS automatically refines it to look sharper and better. If there is no photo for a particular contact, this feature color-codes the contact list automatically.

  1. Fully-customizable quick actions

This feature allows the users to define certain actions as per their personal preferences based on on-screen as well as off-screen gestures. One can now decide what the phone should do when a slide action is performed on contact, i.e. if the user slides left, it can make a call, while if the user slides right, and it can go straight to an option of sending a text or nothing at all.

  1. Customizable context menu items

This feature empowers the user with an ability to select and customize the context menu that one wants to see. For instance, to avoid accidently deleting a contact, the delete option can be disabled in the context menu.

  1. One-handed mode support

This feature gives the user the complete control on the size of dial-pad. It can resize the dial pad to make it the way one wants and is specially designed for one-hand operation with the left-handed and right-handed alignment.

  1. Contact photo style selector

With this feature, the shape of the contact pictures can be changed. Users can choose circular frame, square one or with rounded corners depending on their preference.

  1. New lock screen with beautiful animations

When the screen is locked, the user has the option of choosing animated wallpaper.

  1. Quick access app drawer and toggle switches for the lock screen

With this feature, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other connectivity option can be switched off to save battery life, without unlocking the phone. This feature also allows  quick access to flashlight in one click. The quick access app drawer can be customized with favorite apps.

  1. Offline password/pattern recovery

If the device is not connected to the Internet and the user has forgotten the password/pattern code, he can now unlock the phone by just answering a security question. The update is also equipped with multiple unlock modes to select from that enable the users to choose the method to unlock the phone with options such as slide to unlock or swipe right or left or up or down.

Commenting on the update, Shripal Gandhi, Founder and CEO Swipe Technologies said, “In today’s fast-paced life, most of us are short of time. Given that a substantial amount of our days’ time is spent on our phone, it is important that phones become smart enough for consumers to save time on basic features. Apart from this, the “Freedom OS” is a visually intelligent User Interface that also allows a person to bring out their individuality and style with customizable themes and other exciting features.”


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