Hyve Storm and Buzz with 4G LTE launched for Rs. 8499 and Rs. 13999

Hyve Buzz

Hyve Mobility, a new company has launched two new Android smartphones – Storm and Buzz in India. The Storm has a 5-inch HD screen and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC, and the Buzz comes with 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display and is powered by a 1.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 processor. Both the phones run stock Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and will be upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) in the future.

The Hyve Buzz is also IPX4 certified for water resistance, comes with a hexagonal LED notification light on the back and also has a fingerprint sensor on the back with patented Touch2Call technology that lets quickly access your frequently dialed numbers.

Hyve Storm

Hyve Storm specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.3GHz Quad-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Samsung ISOCELL Sensor, PDAF
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 142.5 x 71.4 x 8.7mm
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2000mAh battery

Hyve Buzz specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor with up to Mali T720 GPU
  • 3GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD (Comes with free 32GB SD card)
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Sony Exmor RS sensor
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 151 x 72.8 x 10.4 mm
  • Fingerprint sensor with Touch2Call tech
  • AquaRes Water resistance – IPX4 rating
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 2500mAh battery

The Hyve Storm comes in Snow White and Mystic Grey colors and is priced at Rs. 8,499 and the Hyve Buzz comes in Twilight Black, Midnight Blue and Sunset Wine colors and is priced at Rs. 13,999. Both the phones will be available through e-commerce portals, including Amazon, Flipkart and Gadget360 starting from June 22nd. The company offers 1 year insurance, Pick up and drop service from anywhere in India and In-built Hyve Care app for easy access and booking.

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.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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