HTC Rhyme is finally official

HTC has launched the HTC Rhyme smartphone at the HTC event in New York. The handset has been launched in association with Verizon Wireless and will be initially launched on the network. The handset has some handsome looks with a unibody design and will come in three colors: Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum (only for Verizon customers).

The handset has a 3.7-inch WVGA, super LCD display, high-quality stereo sound, a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, HTC sense 3.5 and loads more.

Here is the official spec list:
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • HTC Sense 3.5
  • 1GHz Qualcomm MSM 8255 Processor
  • 768 MB of RAM
  • 3.7 inch super-LCD  touchscreen display with 480×800 resolution
  • 5MP camera LED Flash with 720p HD video recording capability
  • VGA front camera
  • 3.5mm stereo headset jack
  • Internal Memory: 4 GB Storage, Memory Expandable  up to 32 GB
  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G HSDPA — Up to 14.4 Mbps, Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
  • microUSB
  • 1600mAh battery
A number of accessories have also been launched with the Rhyme to get you going.

The accessories include:

  • HTC Rhyme Docking Station – The Docking Station simultaneously recharges the phone while turning the Rhyme into an alarm clock and music centre so you can wake to your favourite songs played directly from the built-in Bluetooth capable speakers.
  • HTC Rhyme Charm – The Charm is an innovative approach for discretely alerting you to incoming calls or messages while the HTC Rhyme is deep in your bag.  The Charm is 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.  It also makes it easy to find your phone buried in your cluttered purse or backpack.
  • HTC Rhyme Sports Armband – The Sports Armband allows you to work out in style while keeping your apps and music close to you.
  • HTC Rhyme Tangle Free Headphones – The Tangle Free Headphones take the hassle out of listening to your favourite music.
  • HTC Rhyme Bluetooth Headset – The wireless headset follows the same design cues as the phone itself and enables for easy hands free use.
  • HTC Rhyme Bluetooth Car Speaker – The wireless speaker clips onto sun visor in your car for easy and safe driving.