Hyve Mobility is a company you have probably not heard of by now, well, unless you live in India. This is a New Delhi-based startup, a smartphone manufacturing startup, and the device that we’ll talk about today is actually one of their first smartphones. This company had introduced Storm and Buzz smartphones back in July, two quite affordable devices, and now the company has decided to take a step forward and introduce a really well-specced phablet, read on.
The Hyve Pryme is Hyve Mobility’s is a really compelling device. This handset is made out of metal, and it sports a rear-facing fingerprint scanner, while its rear-facing camera protrudes on the back every so slightly. The Hyve Pryme features a 5.7-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) 2.5D curved glass display, along with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage (expandable up to 200GB via a microSD card). The device is fueled by MediaTek’s Helio X20 64-bit deca-core processor, which is, next to the Helio X25, the company’s flagship SoC. This processor is clocked at 2.3GHz in this case, and comes with the Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. The 13-megapixel shooter (f/2.0 aperture) is placed on the back of the Hyve Pryme, and next to it, you’ll notice the dual LED, dual-tone flash. On the front side of this phone, you’ll get an 8-megapixel shooter, and the company has also included an IR blaster on this smartphone. The Type-C USB port is placed on the bottom of the Hyve Pryme, and a 3,500mAh battery is also a part of this package, while you do get fast charging here as well, though we’re still not sure what tech Hyve opted to go with.
This is a hybrid dual SIM smartphone (micro + nano SIM), and you can use its second slot (nano SIM) in order to include a microSD card and expand this device’s internal storage. Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on the Hyve Pryme, and the device comes in Gold color only. The Hyve Pryme is priced at Rs. 17,999 ($269) in India and it will be available exclusively from Amazon India soon, registrations begin on November 20th, for those of you who are interested.