Firing up the mid-range smartphone segment, domestic start-up Hyve Mobility on Wednesday launched two new smartphone models Buzz and Storm that are priced at Rs 13,999 and Rs 8,499, respectively. The smartphones will be available on e-commerce websites Flipkart, Amazon and the 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 IANS. Also Read - Hyve Pryme named as ' Best smartphone' at Exhibit Tech Award 2016Also Read - Most Chinese smartphone players lack quality: Hyve Mobility
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.