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HTC Rhyme

HTC Rhyme integrates sleek new design, a refreshed HTC Sense experience and a family of integrated accessories with advanced smartphone features

HTC Rhyme is a new kind of phone created for people who require advanced features but want a phone that is sleek and fits seamlessly into their lives. The result is the elegant HTC Rhyme that delivers a fresh approach of integrating distinct colors, HTC Sense and complementary accessories for a natural personal experience.

Sleek, Fresh and Stylish

HTC Rhyme offers a smart, elegant unibody design in a fresh clearwater colour with every detail carefully crafted to deliver a unique sensory experience. The materials, the curves, and the dimensions are all designed to feel great in your hand, without sacrificing advanced features.

HTC Sense

HTC Rhyme is not only defined by its soft, simple design and distinct color scheme but by the refreshed HTC Sense experience. This unique twist on HTC Sense carries over the visual language of the hardware design and includes an all‐new home screen that provides a clean and uncluttered way to interact with the essentials. The home screen enables quick, uncluttered previews of your appointments, messages or whatever is important to you. HTC selected custom wallpapers to offer a variety of original art to complement the HTC Rhyme experience.

With a beautiful 3.7‐inch WVGA, super LCD display and high‐quality stereo sound, HTC Rhyme also offers advanced imaging capabilities that begin with its 5‐megapixel camera that includes auto focus,power LED flash and instant shutter for capturing those memorable moments whenever they arrive. In addition, the camera features a number of photo‐taking and sharing elements, including face detection, which ensures that friends are always in focus, action burst scene, which automatically takes five consecutive shots of a scene, and panoramic mode, which lets users stitch several photos for those larger‐than‐life views. The HTC Rhyme’s locked home screen can be customized to display the most important content, making it quick and easy to see social updates, photos, snapping a photo or the weather forecast by simply turning on the display.

HTC Rhyme makes entertainment come to life through HTC Watch, which features a wide selection of movies and TV shows that can be downloaded for instant viewing.

Availability

The HTC Rhyme will come bundled with the HTC Rhyme Docking Station, HTC Rhyme Tangle Free Headphones and HTC Rhyme Charm and will be available at all mobile operators and authorized retailers at a suggested retail price of $699 by end Q4 2011 in clearwater colour.

HTC Rhyme at a Glance
Processor 1GHz
OS Android with HTC Sense
Memory Total storage: 4GB
Available storage: 1GB
RAM: 768MB
Dimensions 119 x 60.8 x 10.85mm (L x W x T)
Weight 130g (with battery)
Display 3.7-inch touch screen with 480 x 800 WVGA resolution
Network HSPA/WCDMA (900/2100 MHz)
GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
(Band frequency, HSPA availability, and data speed are operator dependent)
Tethering USB and Wi-Fi tethering
Connectivity 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Standard micro-USB (5-pin micro-USB 2.0) with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
DLNA for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to your TV or computer
Bluetooth Bluetooth 3.0 with FTP/OPP for file transfer
A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
Other supported profiles: AVRCP, GAP, GOEP, HFP, PBAP, SPP, Service Discovery Application Profile
Camera 5.0 megapixel colour camera with auto focus and single LED flash, F2.2 aperture, 28mm wide-angle lens and BSI sensor
720p HD video recording
VGA front camera
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-ion polymer battery Capacity: 1600 mAh Talk time:
• Up to 480 minutes for WCDMA
• Up to 620 minutes for GSM
Standby time:
• Up to 340 hours for WCDMA
• Up to 295 hours for GSM
Expansion Slot microSD memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)

 

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