HTC is soon going to avail one of its latest handset named as the HTC Rhyme. This handset is to be retailed at around 24,800 INR (about $506). The device is accorded with a lot of enhanced features and is packed with a high-resolution LCD display. Unfortunately there is no word on the exact release date of this handset yet. Stay on with the read to have an entire look up related to the features of the device.
The HTC Rhyme is enabled with a 3.7-inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 16M colors. The device has a display resolution of 480 x 800 pixels (~252 ppi pixel density). The display features Multi-touch input method, equipped with an Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, Proximity sensor for auto turn-off and has Touch-sensitive controls. It runs on Android v2.3.4 Gingerbread Operating System with HTC Sense UI 3.5 and is powered by 1GHz Scorpion processor.
In addition the device is embedded with Adreno 205 GPU, and Qualcomm MSM8255 chipset and supports 4GB total storage, up to 1GB available storage, and 768 MB RAM. It also supports microSD card of up to 32GB (8GB card included). It comes equipped with a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash having a camera resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. Certain features resembling its camera are such as Geo-tagging, able to record videos at 720p and is equipped with a secondary VGA camera for video calling.
Besides, it comes featured with Stereo FM radio with RDS, supports MP3/AAC+/WAV audio player, MP4/H.263/H.264 video player, includes 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, works in GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 (2G Network), HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 (3G Network) and offers with the connectivity options of GPRS, and EDGE, upload speed of up to 5.76 Mbps and download speed of up to 14.4 Mbps (3G), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA support, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, EDR connectivity, microUSB v2.0 interface, GPS with A-GPS support, etc.
Apart from the above discussed features this Smartphone comes accorded with Java enabled via Java MIDP emulator, SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, HTML browser, Light-up Charm Indicator accessory, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, SNS integration, Digital compass, Dedicated search key, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Document viewer and Predictive text input.
This handset measures for a dimension of 119 x 60.8 x 10.85 mm (4.68 x 2.39 x 0.43 inches), and weighs about 130 grams (4.58 ounces) along with the battery. It is empowered by a standard Li-Ion 1600 mAh battery that ensures a talk time of up to 480 minutes for WCDMA / up to 620 minutes for GSM, and a standby time of up to 340 hours for WCDMA / up to 295 hours for GSM.