HTC Rezound is the first smartphone to watch out, for music and movie lovers in Saudi Arabia and the Philippines soon. This device offers a unique edge over the latest phone releases that flooding the market today for its latest sight and sound innovation, according to Peter Chou, CEO, HTC Corporation.
HTC Rezound uses progressive download technology to watch videos without waiting to finish downloading from the HTC Watch entire library of movies and TV shows. Second, the Beats Audio Technology delivers superior bass, precision and midrange audio that is unique for HTC.
Beats Electronics, the brainchild of rap artist Dr. Dre and Interscope Geffen A&M Records chairman Jimmy Iovine, was established in 2006 with the aim to develop a headphone with the capability to reproduce studio sounds. HTC has just struck a deal with Beats Electronics for $309 million, buying 51% stake in the company.
- Display: S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.3 inches (~342 ppi pixel density) – Multi-touch input method – Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
- Operating System: Android 2.3™ (Gingerbread) with latest HTC Sense – An upgrade to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) will available in early 2012
- Internal Memory: 16 GB on-board memory, 1 GB DDR2 RAM
- Memory Card: 16 GB MicroSD™ pre-installed
- Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth®: 3.0 – support for headset, hands-free, stereo, phonebook access and object push for vCard and vCalendar
- GPS: GPS/AGPS
- Battery: 1,620 mAh
- Special Features: HDMI (through MHL), G-sensor, Light sensor, Compass, Proximity sensor, MicroUSB, USIM/CSIM/ISIM, audio jack and Wireless Charging capable
- Chipset: Qualcomm® MSM8660 1.5GHz, Qualcomm® MDM9600
- Dimensions: 129 x 65.5 x 13.65 mm
HTC Rezound is powered by Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. It will available in the US starting Nov. 14 at Verizon Wireless and at Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores for $299.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.