HTC has just announced the Rhyme, an elegant Android smartphone with a sleek new design and refreshed HTC Sense experience. According to Scott Croyle, vice president of design of HTC, the 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.”
With a unibody design, the Rhyme sports a 3.7-inch 480×800 touchscreen display, a 5 Megapixel camera with auto focus, LED flash, face detection and 720p video recording, a VGA front camera for video chat, integrated GPS as well as Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi connectivity. The phone is powered by a 1GHz processor with 768MB of RAM and comes with 4GB internal storage. It has microSD card slot for expansion. The HTC Rhyme also supports DLNA for wireless media streaming.
To deliver a natural personal experience, HTC has designed a range of accessrories for the Rhyme, including Docking station, Charm – a small light-emitting cube that attaches to the phone by a cord that can dangle from your bag and also be used to quickly pull the phone out of your bag, Sports Armband, Tangle Free headphones, Bluetooth headset, and Bluetooth car speaker. To be released in the US exclusively with Verizon, the Rhyme will come with Docking station, Tangle free headphones and Charm in the box. It comes in Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum colors.