HTC Rhyme – Review

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Android smartphone running on version 2.3.5 Gingerbread has a compact design, not too big, and comfortable in the hand. Dimensions 119 x 60.8 x 10.9 mm and a weight of 130 grams. HTC Rhyme case made of solid plastic material, this impressive smartphone as a solid gadget.

The landscape screen is 3.7 inches, at the bottom of the screen there are 4 touch sensitve keys to enter the home, setting, feedback, and access to the default browser. So HTC Ryhme a minimalist look.

HTC Ryhme seem slim design and soft, no wonder if this gadget is indeed targeted to women. Adding a stylish impression, on selling the package already included docking station, this device will make the HTC Ryhme as a music center. In addition to music functions, docking station also acts as an alarm clock display.

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On the back side of the smartphone, there are 3 small connectors sphere, it is a sensor that connects to the dock widget. Dock Station is designed specifically for Rhyme so it can not be used by other phones. If you play music or play video while Rhyme placed in the dock, the sound produced is not out of the speakers Rhyme, but from the built-in speakers on the dock. Keep in mind, the docking station is not connected with the electric. So, do not forget to plug the device into the port MicroUSB charger available on the back of the dock.


Besides the standard features of Android, HTC Ryhme equipped with a resolution of 5 MP camera (2592×1944 pixels), the completeness of the existing flagship include face detection, close up / macro mode, geo tagging, and auto upload to Facebook. Not forgetting also included the ability for editing the photos.

HTC Rhyme also provides a flashlight applications, by enabling these applications, flash light can directly burn without the hassle you go to the camera first. To record the video was already supporting a resolution of HD (high definition) that is 1280×720 pixels.

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For the needs of the office, HTC Polaris has invested Office, here you can create, view, and edit documents from Microsoft Office. Unlike many Android smartphone, the HTC Rhyme hostpot provide WiFi applications, giving it easy for you to adjust the setting some parameters for the hotspot. Other applications that have been implanted in Ryhme including HTC HTC Hub, HTC like, monitor usage, Dropbox, and Facebook. Even if less, you can easily just download from the Android Market.

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Activation to FM radio still requires a connection to the headset. Equalizer on the music player feature can only be activated when connected to the headset.


HTC Rhyme had a quite satisfactory performance, carrying the Qualcomm MSM8255 chipset type, GPU Adreni 205, and 1 GHz Scorpion processor, making it look slick smartphone to run diverse applications, including in multitasking mode.

HTC Rhyme uses lithium ion type batteries with a capacity of 1600 mAh. For use on 2G mode, its standby time can reach 340 hours. While in 3G mode, its standby time can reach 295 hours, and 8 hours of talking time. Problem least wasteful batteries, of course depend on the number of applications used, especially when activated simultaneously.


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Specification HTC Rhyme:

General Network 2G : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G : HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
Announced 2011, 3Q
Processor 1GHz Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU
SAR Rating
Color Available
Size Dimensions (mm) 116.8 x 61 x 10.1
Weight (g)
Display Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 3.7 inches (~252 ppi pixel density)
Lines 0
Menu Touchscreen : HTC Sense 3.5
Design Type Blok
Antenna Fixed Internal
Keys Navigation Touchscreen : Multi Touch
Other Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
Memory Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields
Internal (MB) 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM
Expansion microSD, up to 32GB
Battery Type Standard battery, Li-Ion 1600 mAh
Stand-by (hrs)
Ringtones Polyphonic
Customization Yes
Audio Format MP3/AAC+/WAV
MP3 Player Yes
FM Radio Yes
A2DP Yes
Video Format MP4/H.263/H.264
Recorder Yes, 720p
TV Null
Entertainment Games Yes, Downloadable
Messaging SMS Yes
Total SMS
Email Yes, Email, Push Email
Connectivity HSDPA Yes, HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0
3G Yes
Infrared (IrDA) No
USB Port Yes
WIFI/WLAN Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Data Cable Yes
Data Modem
Software Java (J2ME) Yes
WAP Yes Ver 2.0
Platform OS Android OS – 2.3.4 Gingerbread
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
Predictive Text Entry
Speech Codes
PIM Application
Others Application Google Apps, SNS integration, Digital compass, Light-up Charm Indicator accessory
Personal Themes Yes
Caller ID Yes
Profile ID Yes
Camera Lens Type CMOS, 5.0 Megapixel
Digital zoom
Max. Resolution 2592×1944 pixels
Flash Yes
Night Mode No
Multi Shot
Frame Types
Extra Features Autofocus, Geo Tagging
Photo Format JPG
Front Camera Yes, VGA


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