Swipe Telecom and music channel MTV have joined hands and launched their first co-branded new generation 6-inch phablet known as the MTV Volt. The device has become the first phablet to feature an exclusive in-built TV player, which offers users on-the-go access to MTV.


The phablet is available in the market for Rs. 12,999 and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with HD display. The device is powered by a dual-core processor with 512 MB RAM and a 3,200 mAh battery. The MTV Volt has an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a 1.3-megapixel camera on the front.

The phablet has an internal storage of 4 GB which supports micro SD expansion of up to 32 GB. The connectivity features for the new device include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Sandeep Dahiya, the SVP and business Head of consumer products Viacom 18 said, “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.”

The new device will be available across 10,000 retail points across the country, including the Swipe Store and leading online portals like Snapdeal, Flipkart and InfiBeam.