HTC Rhyme, one of HTC's much awaited smartphones has been launched in India with a refreshed HTC Sense UI, confirms an official statement from the company. The Rhyme is being touted as a “new kind of phone”, which has been created to suit the needs of those who seek advanced features in a smartphone and also for those who while doing so want their smartphones to appear sleek. HTC Rhyme has been launched in the country with a price tag of Rs.29,990 (MRP) and MOP(Best Buy) price of Rs.27,499.

Nice looking handset with neat accessories

Nice looking handset with neat accessories

Here's a quick look at the specifications of the HTC Rhyme:

  • 3.7-inch WVGA display with a 480 x 800 resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi
  • GPS with A-GPS support and Google Maps
  • Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, EDR
  • 5 Megapixel camera with LED flash, 720p video recording
  • Secondary VGA camera for video calling
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • Memory expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card
  • 3.5 mm handsfree socket

The HTC Rhyme comes included with HTC Rhyme Charm, which will alert the user if he has an incoming call or a message and the handset's buried deep somewhere in his bag. In such a situation, the HTC Rhyme Charm, which is small light-emitting cube attached to the phone by a cord will dangle from the bag, and the user can pull the handset out of the bag immediately. Also bundled-in are a pair of earphones, which HTC affirms is tangle free. 

Among other features included in the smartphone is HTC Watch, using which users can watch a range movies and TV shows, which they can download. As mentioned above, HTC Rhyme features HTC's refreshed UI – HTC Sense. The homescreen, as per the official statement has undergone changes because of which offers a “clean and uncluttered way to interact with the essentials”. There are also customized wallpapers to complement the HTC Rhyme. 

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