New Delhi, 15th June, 2016: Hyve Mobility, a brand new technology startup has launched its two new smartphones today in India, the Hyve Storm and Hyve Buzz. Both Buzz and Storm smartphones will run pure Android. The Hyve Storm is priced at Rs. 8,499 whereas the Hyve Buzz comes with a price tag of Rs. 13,999.
Talking about the Hyve Buzz first,it’s powered by MediaTek MT6753 1.5 GHz octa-core processor with MALI T720 Graphics and has 3 GB RAM. The Hyve Buzz has 16 GB + 32 GB microSD (Bundled with the Device) of internal storage as well as an expandable storage slot that can hold a micro SD card of up to 144 GB. Hyve Buzz comes with a 5.5-inch Full-HD display and has 2.5D Curved Glass enabled with MediaTek MiraVision™,which enhances picture quality by providing better sharpness, color and dynamic contrast to significantly improve overall user viewing experience. The Hyve Buzz runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and will get an upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow soon.
Hyve Buzz sports 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP front facing camera with Sony Exmoor RSTM sensor, Dual LED flash & Dual Pixel for low light imaging.The smartphone is backed by a 2500mAh battery. Hyve Buzz features a rear fingerprint sensor with Touch2Call feature. The smartphone comes with a USB Type-C port for charging.
On the other hand, the Hyve Storm has a 5 inch HD display enabled with MediaTek MiraVision™,which enhances picture quality by providing better sharpness, color and dynamic contrast to significantly improve overall user viewing experience.Hyve Storm has 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6753 quad core processor with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage and 80 GB expandable storage slot.
The Hyve Storm too has a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. However, the Storm uses Samsung’s ISOCELL sensor whereas the Buzz has Sony’s Exmor RS Sensor.This phone too will receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The Hyve Storm has a slightly smaller battery at 2000 mAh as compared to the 2500 mAh on Hyve Buzz.
Hyve is offering 1 year manufacturer warranty on Hyve Storm and 2 year manufacturer warranty on Hyve Buzz. It’s additionally offering 1 year of insurance coverage on both these devices. Both these smartphones come installed with an app referred to as Hyve Care with which you’ll be able to select a pick up and drop location anyplace in India.
The smartphones will be available on Flipkart, Amazon and Gadgets360.com. The sale starts from June 22, and the company aims to sell 1 million devices over the next one year.