We recently posted that, HTC finally announced its much-awaited HTC Rhyme smartphone. This handset will be available soon to the Verizon subscribers in the US. HTC Rhyme runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. This handset is specially targeted at the female smartphone users. We also have a great news for the folks living the UK. Wireless carrier O2 UK recently tweeted from their official Twitter account that, the recently announced HTC Rhyme will be exclusively available for its subscribers beginning next month.
HTC Rhyme features a 3.7 inch WVGA display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution, 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, HTC Sense UI 3.5, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, HD (720p) video recording, VGA front-facing camera for video calling, etc.
Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, Android Market, 768 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, microSD card, 32 GB expandable memory, 8 GB microSD card bundled, DLNA, GPS with A-GPS, up to 620 minutes of talk-time, up to 340 hours of standby time and a 1600 mAh battery.
The HTC Rhyme will be available in 3 vibrant colors – Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum. O2 subscribers will finally get this handset from October 17th in the UK. This handset is expected to be available for free with a 2 year service agreement.