The mid-range smartphone market segment has witnessed the launch of a couple of new Android smartphones from a new company called Hyve Mobility. The new devices Storm and Buzz are priced at Rs 8,499 and Rs 13,999.
Talking of their availability, both the smartphones will be available for sale on e-commerce websites - Amazon and Flipkart. These Hyve smartphones will start shipping from June 22.
Take a look at the specifications, features and other highlights of these new mid-range smartphones from here.
Hyve Buzz is the flagship device
Being the flagship smartphone, Hyve Buzz boasts a 5.5-inch FHD 1080p display and it is equipped with a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek processor that is teamed up with 3 GB RAM and 16 GB of native storage space that can be expanded up to 128 GB.
Based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, this Hyve phone can be upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The dual SIM smartphone features a 13 MP main snapper with dual-tone LED flash and Sony Exmor RS sensor. There is also a 5 MP front-facer on board the Buzz.
It has connectivity features such as 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C, and NFC. It draws power from a 2,500 mAh battery that lies under its hood.
Hyve Buzz is water resistant!
This smartphone has received the IPX4 water resistance certification and it features a hexagonal LED notification light on its back. There is a Touch2Call technology enabled fingerprint sensor on the back of the Hyve Buzz phone that will let you access the frequently dialed numbers.
The Storm smartphone flaunts a 5-inch HD 720p IPS display that employs a 1.3 GHz quad-core 64-bit MediaTek processor and 2 GB RAM under its hood. There is 16 GB of storage capacity that can be expanded up to 64 GB using a micro SD card and dual-SIM support as well.
The camera and operating system as the same as in the Hyve Buzz and it also supports 4G LTE. A 2,000 mAh battery energizes this smartphone supplying enough power to it.
Freebies and Offers
The Hyve Storm comes in Mystic Grey and Snow White color options whereas the Hyve Buzz is available in Midnight Blue, Twilight Black, and Sunset Wine color options. Hyve Mobility provides 1 year free insurance, free pickup and drop service anywhere in the country, and built-in Hyve Care app for easy access.