Hyve- an Indian mobility start-up, successfully launched their two Android- based smartphones today (15 June 2016). The two devices are named Buzz and Storm, each crafted to enhance your everyday mobile experiences. The stunning mobile devices with best-in-class features will drive a paradigm shift in the way customers embrace, appreciate and use a smartphone.

As said earlier, there are two smartphones launched, namely – Buzz and Storm priced at Rs. 13,999 and Rs. 8,499 respectively. Below are the specifications and main highlights of the phones, model wise.

Hyve Buzz

Hyve Buzz

Hyve Buzz

=> It is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 1.5 GHz. Octa Core processor with MALI T720 Graphics.

=> It has 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage that comes pre-installed with a 32GB micro-SD card that gives a total of 48GB storage with further is expandable upto 144GB.

=> The Hyve Buzz boasts a 5.5” Full HD display which is also a 2.5D Arc Glass display. The display is enabled with MediaTek MiraVision™ which enhances picture quality by providing better sharpness, color and dynamic contrast to significantly improve overall user viewing experience.

=> The device supports USB Type-C with fast charging which means no more waiting for the phone to full charge!

=> The phone is doomed with AquaRes™ Water resistance rated at IPX4.

=> It houses a 2500mAH TruLife™ battery.

=> The back camera of the device shoots at 13MP and the front camera with 5MP which is blessed with a Sony Exmoor RSTM sensor, Dual LED flash & Dual Pixel for excellent low light imaging.

=> The device supports FDD & TDD LTE w/dual SIM & features dual standby which works with all carriers. Also the device is ready for the next generation of 4G, voLTE.

=> The device is equipped with Biometric security with Touch2CallTM (Touch2CallTM is a patented technology wherein the user can scan his/her various fingers to different pre-defined numbers for one touch calling. Say, e.g. If one configures his/her ring finger to his/her spouse, touching the ring finger in even sleep state will unlock the phone and dial)

=> The device houses pretty much all the sensors that are required by a normal user like NFC, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Compass.

=> The device also features a Built-in Delayed messaging feature.

=> At the back, the device shows off a Illuminated notification light (in the shape of Hexagon).

=>  The device runs Stock Android and is CTS Certified and also GMS licensed.

=> The device offers 2 years standard warranty along with 1 year pre-bundled insurance for damage protection. Complementary pick-up & drop service across 42000 Pin Codes across the country • IVR free call centre support • Access to Hyve Care™ portal & app with single sign-on benefits.

=> The volume and power buttons are ergonomically placed for easy reach.

=> It shows off a Unique curved design for firm grip.

=> Dimensions: 151 x 78.2 x 10.3 mm (just 5.3 mm on edges).

=> Weight: 154 gm.

The device is priced at Rs. 13,999/-


Hyve Storm

Hyve Storm

Hyve Storm

=> It is powered by a MediaTek MT6735 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor.

=> It has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage which is further expandable upto 80GB.

=> The Hyve Storm boasts a 5” HD display. The display is enabled with MediaTek MiraVision™ which enhances picture quality by providing better sharpness, color and dynamic contrast to significantly improve overall user viewing experience.

=> It houses a 2000mAH TruLife™ battery.

=> The back camera of the device shoots at 13MP and the front camera with 5MP which is blessed with a ISOCELL & PDAF with latest Samsung 3L8 sensor.

=> The device supports FDD & TDD LTE w/dual SIM & features dual standby.

=> The device architects a Metal Bezel Design that looks extremely good in hand.

=> The device also features a Built-in Delayed messaging feature.

=>  The device runs Stock Android and is CTS Certified and also GMS licensed.

=> The device offers 1 years standard warranty along with 1 year pre-bundled insurance for damage protection. Complementary pick-up & drop service across 42000 Pin Codes across the country • IVR free call centre support • Access to Hyve Care™ portal & app with single sign-on benefits.

 

The device is priced at Rs. 8,499/-

 

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.

-said  Sharad Mehrotra, Co- Founder and CEO, Hyve. 

 

Stay tuned for a detailed review of the Hyve Buzz and the Hyve Storm.


About Hyve Mobility: Hyve is conceptualised by a passionate group of like-minded people who aspire to bring positive change in the way people use their Android devices. Apart from Sharad Mehrotra, Aditya Agarwal and Abhishek Agarwal are the other two co-founders. The organisation also entails a prodigious team of senior professionals from Ingram and Redington along with other ambitious and creative team members. Hyve is committed to provide great customer experience through innovative products and brilliant after- sales service through Hyve Care™, and aims to launch more devices in next one year. The company also plans to enter other categories.