MTV have launched an Android handset with the name of the MTV phone in India along with partnership with Swipe Telecom. The device falls in between the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 7, with a 6 inch HD multitouch capacitive display. It has a resolution of 854 x 480. It may not be in the same league as the LG Nexus 4 or even the Samsung Galaxy S, as both of these offers a screen which is better than the Apple iPhone.
The Processor is a dual core 1 GHz NTT 6577 with 512 MB of RAM. It has 4GB of storage and this can be expanded through SD card to 32 GB. The device also runs Android Jelly Bean 4.1.
The device comes with a camera of eight megapixels along with the front camera of 1.3 megapixels which is aimed at video chatting. The weight also falls in between the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 at 239 grams. The device will be $241 and it will be interesting to see how India will respond to the Android handset.
The Next Web said “The MTV Volt will be available in 10,000 retail stores across India, as well as Swipe’s e-store and a number of online portals including Flipkart, Snapdeal, Infinibeam and
At the moment MTV and Swipe Telecom are not in partnership with Google, which means that we don’t known is Google services will be used by default. The specifications for the device are as follows.
Display: 15.24 cms (6”) HD Capacitive Multi-Touch, Resolution: 854*480
Processor: Dual Core Processor, 2 x 1 GHz Blazing Fast Speed, MTK 6577
OS: Android Jelly Bean 4.1
SIM: Dual SIM
Camera: 8.0MP (rear) with Flash, 1.3MP (front) , Multi-shot
3G: enabled Yes
Storage: 4 GB In-built + 32 GB Expandable through T- Flash Card
RAM: DDRIII : 512 MB
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, USB 2.0
Battery: Li-ion Polymer 3200 mAh
Weight: 239 gms
Others: G-Sensor, FM Radio with Recording