HTC has officially announced a new Android smartphone — Rezound, at an event in New York City, US. New HTC Rezound smartphone comes with Beats Audio with Red Accents and features 4.3 inch display that supports 720p HD native resolution. Here, HTC has followed the suite of Samsung by introducing an Android handset with 720p HD native resolution bearing screen. HTC Rezound will be available exclusively through Verizon Wireless from November 14 at $300 on contract for USA.
Samsung had recently announced the Galaxy Nexus handset that comes with 4.65 inch Super Amoled HD display that supports 1280×720 resolution natively. Now HTC Rezound comes with the same native 1280×720 pixel resolution for the 4.3 inch display.
This new handset will feature the Beats Audio technologies and will have the Red Accents similar to the one in Sensation XE smartphone.
HTC has added a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor to power the 4.3-inch display and coupled with 1 GB RAM. The company has committed that the HTC Rezound will be Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ready so the handset will come with Android 2.3.x Gingerbread version initially. This HTC handset will feature latest version of HTC Sense user interface.
The HTC Rezound comes with 16 GB onboard storage and features an 8 megapixel camera at the back that is capable of full 1080p HD video recording. HTC Rezound will come with 4G LTE support for faster data connectivity and even video calls using the front facing 2 megapixel camera.
Styled with Beats Audio features, the Rezound will come bundled with Beats earphones that will work with the pre-configured profiles on the phone. For longer run, HTC has added 1630 mAh battery.
At this moment, there is no hint on whether this same smartphone be made available to India and rest of the world. But looking at the current trends, we can expect this smartphone to hit Indian shores by early next year.