HTC Rhyme

HTC Rhyme Review [Video]

HTC Rhyme Review [Video]

When it comes to unique Android devices, generally it's a manufacturer's job to make the biggest, the most powerful, or the most thin - all that's been thrown out the window with the HTC Rhyme. What we've got here instead is the world's first real effort to create an Android device that's specifically feminine in form. It's plum colored, it's got a light-up Charm that allows you to access the device even if its hidden deep in your purse, and it's the perfect size for a petite hand. Will all this (plus a bit more, of course), add up to be the perfect new generation device for HTC?

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HTC Rhyme hands-on and unboxing [Video]

HTC Rhyme hands-on and unboxing [Video]

The most intentionally fashionable smartphone of all time has reached our doorstep, the HTC Rhyme in all its Plum-colored glory. Though there are several different color combinations coming in the future, this one is ours, and it is Plum. What we get in the box is, believe it or not, nearly everything you saw in the original HTC presentation of the device, including not only the headphones and the USB cord, but the cubical Charm and the power dock as well. Come on in and take a peek at the loveliest feminine-class* device on the market.

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Verizon HTC Rhyme goes on sale

Verizon HTC Rhyme goes on sale

Verizon has begun selling the Rhyme, the Android smartphone that's manufacturer HTC insists is definitely not obsessed with ladies. Announced earlier this month, the Rhyme has a 3.7-inch WVGA display, a mere 1GHz single-core processor and a 5-megapixel camera, but is bundled with a healthy range of accessories: a docking station with integrated Bluetooth speakers, a "charm" dongle that lights up to show you when you have a new call or message, and a set of tangle-free headphones.

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HTC Rhyme hands-on

HTC Rhyme hands-on

Verizon and HTC announced the Rhyme this morning, a 3.7-inch Android handset finished in a distinctive plum but offering distinctly mundane specifications. We've grabbed some hands-on time at the launch event, and while the physical design is good and the build quality decent, we're struggling to get past both the single-core processor and HTC's positioning. Read on for our first impressions.

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HTC Rhyme hits O2 UK October 17

HTC Rhyme hits O2 UK October 17

HTC UK has confirmed that the Rhyme will be launching exclusively on carrier O2, with the handset hitting shelves on October 17. The Android Gingerbread smartphone, announced a short time ago for Verizon Wireless in the US, will be offered in the same plum purple, runs HTC Sense 3.5, and will be bundled with a desk cradle, light-up notification "charm" and several Bluetooth accessories, among other things.

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Verizon HTC Rhyme official

Verizon HTC Rhyme official

The HTC Rhyme has been officially unveiled, Verizon's latest Android smartphone, headed to the CDMA carrier on September 22. A midrange device with a somewhat more feminine twist than we've seen from recent Verizon DROID phones, the Rhyme's real draw is not so much the phone itself - a relatively mundane 1GHz single-core handset with a 5-megapixel camera, finished in a metallic plum - but the accessories, including a light-up "charm" that glows to notify owners of incoming calls and messages.

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