HTC Corporation has officialy introduced a new stylish mid range Android smartphone, called HTC Rhyme. The HTC Rhyme smartphone will be launch on September 22 in the US at Verizon with priced at $199 with a new two-year agreement. The Company also confirmed the Rhyme will be release in Europe market next month, but there is no information about Europe priced at this time.
Physically, the HTC Rhyme measures 119 x 61 x 11mm with weighs 130 grams. It’s fashionable device. Designed with elegant unibody and has three colors options, a plum version, a white/silver version, an attractive sand colour called “Hourglass” and implementary accessories includes sports armband, a docking station, wired stereo headset and charging station that also features speakers for improved sound quality, the Rhyme fits perfectly with your life style, especially for women. “HTC Rhyme represents an entirely new approach, based on recognition that there is a substantial group of consumers who want their phones to be more personal and complimentary to every moment of their day,” said Scott Croyle, vice president of design, HTC Corporation.
Not only fashionable, HTC Rhyme smartphone also comes with multimedia and entertainment features, such as HTC Watch to download and viewing a wide selection of movies and TV shows, support multimedia files (MP3/AAC+/WAV player- MP4/H.263/H.264 player), Stereo FM radio with RDS, integrated with social network sites and HTC Photo Enhancer to tagging and upload your picture on social network. It has a 5 megapixel camera on the back with autofocus, LED flash and capable to capture Full HD 720p videos, a VGA front-facing camera to make video calling and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS with the latest HTC Sense 3.5 which features enhanced the camera app to add face recognition, coordinated themes to match the handset and auto-upload feature.
Verizon HTC Rhyme powered by a 1GHz single core Qualcomm processor paired with 768MB of RAM, around 1GB of available flash storage plus a microSD slot up to 32GB for expansion memory, GPS with Internal antenna, Digital compass and a 1600 mAh battery provides up to 480 minutes talktime and up to 340 hours standby time on 3G. The Verizon Rhyme Android smartphone sporting a 3.7-inch touch screen with resolution of 480 x 800 pixel and support ~252 ppi pixel density, Multi-touch input method, Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate and Proximity sensor for auto turn-off.
Other specifications includes 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, microUSB 2.0 port, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi hotspot support, Class 32 GPRS & EDGE, bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP+EDR, DLNA for wirelessly streaming your contect to your TV or computer and works on GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 withHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 provide up to 14.4 Mbps download speed or up to 5.76 Mbps upload speed. Of course like the other Android device, HTC Rhyme smartphone also has full access to Google Mobile Service (Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa) and download more than 250.000 apps in Android Market.