Hyve mobile maker launches two smartphones in India


Mumbai : Hyve today announced the launch of two smartphones in the Indian market. The first phone is named as Hyve Buzz and has a price tag of Rs 13,999 while the other phone is called as Hyve Storm and is priced at Rs 8,499. The phones will be available from Flipkart, Amazon and Gadgets360. Company will start shipping the devices from June 22. "Design is a very special element and we have put in lot of efforts on the designing part on our flagship model. There is a lot of ergonomics built around the phone," Sharad Mehrotra, Co-founder and CEO, Hyve, told in an interview.

The flagship model Buzz has 5.5-inch full HD display and is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core processor, 3GB RAM and runs on stock Android 5.1 operating system. Buzz also packs finger-print sensor at the back of the phone and has Touch2Call feature wherein users can scan his/her fingers to different pre-defined numbers for one touch calling.  Offering dual SIM 4G connectivity along with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, it has 13MP rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5MP front camera.

Storm has a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and runs on stock Android 5.1 operating system. Sporting a 13MP rear camera with phase detection auto-focus along with 5MP front camera, it has hybrid sim slot wherein users can put either two nano-SIM cards or one nano-SIM card and one micro-SD card. "We are committed to deliver devices with high-quality standards, with lot of detailing on ease of usage and consumer delight," Mehrotra added.