Review: HTC Rezound for Verizon Wireless
Nov 21, 2011, 5:34 PM by Eric M. Zeman
HTC's first Beats Audio-enhanced phone lands at Verizon's doorstep with LTE 4G, a 720p HD screen, and custom headphones to bring a better audio experience. Here's Phone Scoop's in-depth report, wherein we put Beats Audio to the ultimate test.
HTC rekindles the appealing design of the original Droid Incredible in the Rezound, a new LTE 4G Android smartphone that promises to put the audio beatdown on music lovers. The Rezound is the first HTC handset to offer Beats Audio integration to a U.S. audience. Has HTC's $300 million investment in Beats Audio led to a better music phone? Phone Scoop digs deep.
Nov 3, 2011
Verizon Wireless and HTC today announced the Rezound, the first Android smartphone to include integration with Beats Audio technology for the U.S. market.
Aug 2, 2012
Verizon Wireless today confirmed that it is pushing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich system update to the HTC Rezound. The update can be downloaded over the air, and Rezound owners will be notified when the update is ready for their device.
Mar 14, 2012
HTC today published in a blog post a list of 16 smartphones that will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The devices include the Amaze 4G, Desire S, Desire HD, EVO 3D, EVO Design 4G, Incredible S, Sensation, Sensation XL, Sensation 4G, Sensation XE, Raider, Rezound, Rhyme, Thunderbolt, and Vivid.
Mar 6, 2012
Verizon Wireless today published a list of its Android devices that it plans to update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The devices include the: HTC ThunderBolt, Droid Incredible 2, Rhyme, and Rezound; Motorola Xoom, Bionic, RAZR, RAZR MAXX, Droid 4, and Xyboards 8.2/10.1; Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7/10.1; and the LG Spectrum.
Feb 9, 2012
HTC today provided more details via its Facebook page on when it will update its existing smartphones to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The first batch includes the Sensation, Sensation 4G and Sensation XE by the end of March, with the Sensation XL soon after.
Droid RAZR is a better buy and beats is a gimmick
The Droid RAZR was snappier and had virtually no lag. It's scores are almost on par witht he Galaxy S II devices. Not to mention better battery life as well than the Rezound as well. It's also much more sexier than this typical HTC chunky device with same tired design and aging Sense.
Guess who will get Ice Cream Sandwich first? You can get it will be the RAZR since not only had Motorola already confirmed but they're also been acquire...
Also - I found LTE to be overrated -IF your primary use is tethering a laptop for email and an occasional PDF download.
I did play around with the temp root options that are out there but again compared to a rooted Droid X running a Liberty 2.0 ROM and overclocked to 1.2ghz ... even the dual 1.5 parameter - I consider - OVERATED.
Lastly - the screen resolution -yes better than the I-phone. But my wife who ha...
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