Swipe Telecom has announced the launch of MTV Volt, an Android smartphone, which is being released in partnership with MTV India (Viacom18 operates MTV India). It is the first Android smartphone in the country with a huge 6-inch display. The smartphone has been priced at INR 12,999.
Swipe MTV Volt packs a 1GHz dual-core processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage. This MTV smartphone also comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 854x480p resolution display, 8MP rear camera and 1.3MP front camera. Company has also included a 3200 mAh battery in this phablet.
According to Swipe Telecom, it will also sell another variant of the phone called MTV Volt V4 with huge 4000 mAh battery inside. The phone also comes pre-loaded with an exclusive TV-player, which will offer access to popular MTV content.
“MTV VOLT is a ‘made to order’ product for the generation that’s constantly communicating, entertaining and socializing. With features that address their needs and price-point that suits their pockets, we’re confident about MTV VOLT by Swipe, to generate a great response,” Sandeep Dahiya, senior vice president and business head -consumer products – Viacom18, said.
Swipe MTV Volt will go on sale shortly across the country as well as online.
MTV Volt is a product of Vaicom18 and Swipe Telecom’s two-year deal, which will also see several other smartphones and tablets in the next few months.
“We are in a category with a tremendous aspirational value. The MTV Volt promises to be a perfect muse for tech enthusiasts of ‘generation next’. In partnership with MTV, we will be launching an array of revolutionary products over the next few quarters, which will be truly disruptive,” Shripal Gandhi, founder and chief executive of Swipe Telecom said.