HIVE will be available starting on its new octa-core smartphone – XOLO 8X-1000.Vishal Sehgal, Co-founder & Director, LAVA International, said “We are excited to announce HIVE to our XOLO customers. Built on an Android core, HIVE is a “Made in India, Made for India” platform designed by our Software Design Centre at Bangalore. With user empowerment at its core, HIVE enables users to contribute creatively to the platform, taking smartphone personalization to The Next Level”
HIVE has been built post extensive consumer research and usage patterns study across India. Each feature of HIVE has been designed to provide ease of use and flexibility. HIVE will allow the users to join in and become a part of development team by sharing their ideas.
It gives users the power to CONNECT online with the software development team, share new ideas, and collaborate with like-minded technology enthusiasts, and that’s only the beginning. The best ideas that are voted up by the community are chosen by the development team, which then are rolled out as OTA updates.CONNECT feature under HIVE also allows users to report bugs and find service centers. To make this process a rewarding and enriching experience, every interaction offers exclusive Credits that can be redeemed for exciting digital content and other cool merchandise.
HIVE comes pre-loaded on XOLO 8X-1000, which in itself is a performance powerhouse. Powered by True Octa-Core processor, XOLO 8X-1000 has a 2GB RAM with 16GB onboard ROM memory that is further expandable up to 32GB. An 8MP Exmor R sensor rear camera and 2MP front camera are housed along-with a 5” HD display in a first-of-its-kind glass body. The smartphone is armed with a ASAHI Dragontrail glass in front and a CORNING Gorilla Glass 3 at the back to ensure complete protection of the phone while ensuring a minimalistic exquisite design.
XOLO 8X-1000 with HIVE Inside will be priced at Rs. 13,999 and will be available across XOLO authorized retail outlets across India, next week onwards.