The world’s first women-centric Android phone, the HTC Rhyme (previously known as HTC Bliss) has been officially announced by the manufacturer. But, HTC is outstripping itself from outright calling this handset specially designed for female, which is looking pretty sweet in various colors. Verizon will be releasing the HTC Rhyme on September 29th, but the carrier hasn’t confirmed the price tag. The handset will hit the European and Asian regions in October at an known price point.
HTC Rhyme Features:
# Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread OS skinned with HTC Sense 3.5 UI.
# 1GHz single-core processor with 768MB RAM.
# 3.7-inch WVGA color touch display with 480 X 800 pixels of resolution.
# 5MP rear autofocus camera with LED flash, front-facing camera.
# 4GB internal storage, 8GB microSD card pre-installed card with support for memory expansion up to 32GB.
# Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA, GPS, 3.5mm headset jack, 3G.
# 1600mAh battery, Android Market, Google services.
# Ambient light sensor, G-Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, D-Compass.
The retail package of the HTC Rhyme contains a “Charm indicator” with a small cube, which will blink up when ever there is a notification on the handset and you will also find a "sports armband", a Bluetooth headset, an in-ear wired headset with music controls (unfortunately, it’s not having Beats audio enhancement), a docking station. There is also the HTC Watch pre-installed app, which will bring on-demand Hollywood movies streaming service. HTC Rhyme will be having s set of various social functions that will let you to share content and communicate within your group of friends in an easy way.
HTC Rhyme is expected to cost $49.99 on a two-year contract with Verizon and it will come in "lavender" colored variant. More images and videos after the break.
Source: HTC Press