Verizon is rolling out a new smartphone – the HTC Rezound or also known as Vigor as the first smartphone that come with built-in Monster Beats audio tuning and dedicated high-quality Beats headphones with built-in microphone and in-line remote control.
It would be silly if you don’t know Beats headphones. Lots of popular celebrities wore them proudly, including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and more. It’s clearly a nice marketing move for HTC to add this exclusive feature for the handset.
According to what HTC has claimed, this new phone has “unique audio tuning by Beats that delivers thundering bass, soaring midrange and crisp highs”. Aside from its audio performance, HTC Rezound or Vigor is a high-end smartphone that come with 4.3-inch touchscreen display supporting 720p HD resolution, Full HD 1080p video capturing with its 8-megapixels camera, has auto focus, dual LED flash, and front 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
To store the recorded video or pictures, there is a 16GB onboard and 16GB microSD pre-installed. As for the performance, it is supported by Qualcomm MSM 8660 1.5GHz processor, 1GB RAM and an optimized Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS with HTC Sense UI.
For wireless connectivity purposes, HTC has equipped Vigor with LTE 4G network support, 3G CDMA EVDO and WiFi 802.11b/g/n. It also coming with Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, and MHL (Mobile High Definition Link) connection so that you can hook it up with your HDTV conveniently.
To boost the audio performance (since that is the main attraction for this smartphone), it also includes 5.1 surround sound with SRS WOW HD surround for your home theater setup.
Verizon is expected to ship out this HTC Vigor/Rezound in this November 14th for $299.99 with the usual 2-year contract.