Hyve Mobility forays into Indian smartphone market with the launch of two new smartphones – Storm and Buzz in India. Both these handsets will be available to buy via three online retailers including Amazon.in, Flipkart and Gadgets360 from 22nd of June onwards. Hyve Buzz will be priced at 13,999 INR and the Hyve Storm will be available for 8,499 INR.
Hyve Buzz boasts of a 5.5 inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display and is equipped with a 1.5 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6753 processor, clubbed with 3GB of DDR3 of RAM, 16GB of flash storage and users can expand it by up to 128GB using microSD card slot.
Buzz packs a 13 MP rear camera with dual tone LED flash and a 5 MP front facing shooter. This Android 5.1 Lollipop based handset houses a 2500mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, which is up gradable to Marshmallow.
Hyve Storm features a 5 inch HD IPS display and employs 64 bit Quad Core MediaTek MT6735 CPU, clocked at 1.3 GHz. It is powered by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM which can be further expanded by up to 64GB via microSD card slot.
Storm has a 13 MP rear camera with two tone LED flash and there is a 5 MP frontal sensor for selfies. It is backed by a 2000mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop upgradable to Marshmallow.
Both the smartphones come with dual SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity. Other connectivity features include 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type C port and 3.5mm audio jack.
Commenting on the launch, Sharad Mehrotra, Co- Founder and CEO, Hyve, said, “We are glad to launch our first set of smartphones today. They are a great balance of amazing hardware specs, pure Android and support value proposition. It is amazing to witness how smartphones touch the lives in so different ways. People use it for Entertainment, creating & sharing content, music, videos, to click & share memories. The list is endless. We are committed to deliver devices with very high quality standards, with lot of detailing on ease of usage and consumer delight. Buzz at Rs. 13,999/- and Storm at Rs. 8,499/- truly offers best value for money. Our PAN India pick-up & drop service will set the new benchmark in service & support landscape.”
Key Specifications of Hyve Buzz and Storm:
|Model||Hyve Buzz||Hyve Storm|
|Display||5.5 inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display||5 inch HD IPS display|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6753||1.3 GHz 64 bit Quad Core MediaTek MT6735 CPU|
|Camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
|Dimensions||151 x 72.8 x 10.4 mm||142.5 x 71.4 x 8.7mm|
|Software||Android 5.1 Lollipop upgradable to Marshmallow||Android 5.1 Lollipop upgradable to Marshmallow|
|Price||8,499 INR||13,999 INR|