MTV has partnered with SWIPE Telecom to launched a co-branded phablet, the MTV Volt in India. It has a 6-inch (854 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch screen display, powered by a dual-core 1 GHz processor and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). It has an inbuilt TV-player that offers on-the-go access to MTV and FM Radio with FM Transmitter. This would compete with Byond Phablet PIII and the Karbonn A30 that were launched back in December.
MTV Volt Specifications
- 6-inch (854 x 480 pixels) capacitive 5-point multi-touch display
- Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with Dual Standby
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 1GHz dual-core processor
- 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 1.3MP front-facing camera
- Weighs 239 grams
- FM Radio with FM Transmitter
- 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 512MB DDR3 RAM, 4GB internal memory, Expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- 3200 mAh battery up to 8 to 10 hours of talk time
The MTV Volt has white velvet body with textured back and is priced at Rs. 12,999. It would be available through 10,000 retail points across India, Swipe e-store and leading online portals.