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[Engadget]HTC Rezound for Verizon unveiled: Beats Audio, Ice Cream Sandwich-ready, 72

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Thanks to the company's financial handshake with Dr. Dre, the Rezound's inbuilt Beats Audio integration gets its first stateside debut. Of course, that's not all that lies beneath the red and black tinged surface. Living up to the machissimo of its in-development moniker, the Rezound boasts a 720p display and packs a dual-core 1.5GHz processor underneath, with 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage / 16GB on microSD card, WiFi and Bluetooth in tow. And for you Android fanatics, HTC's shipping the handset Ice Cream Sandwich-ready. As for the phone's 8 megapixel camera with f/2.2 sensor, the suite of scene modes we've seen ship on the Amaze 4G is making an appearance here.
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Any word on a release date? Looks like a pretty good competitor to Samsungs Nexus Prime.
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I don't like beats audio, but I guess the color scheme matches HTC's typical black and red
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Any word on a release date? Looks like a pretty good competitor to Samsungs Nexus Prime.
November 14th for verizon for 299$
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You may not like Beats on a headphone, but it's bound to be an improvement in a mobile device
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You may not like Beats on a headphone, but it's bound to be an improvement in a mobile device
Thats what I was thinking. Im not a fan of Beats either but it cant make Smartphone audio any worse...
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Nice looking phone, I like the red a lot. Time will tell with the sound.
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Thats what I was thinking. Im not a fan of Beats either but it cant make Smartphone audio any worse...
I'm going to hold both of you to that statement, though i'm very much inclined to agree
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hmmmmm "Ice Cream Sandwich Ready" huh? kind of like the Thunderbolt was "Gingerbread Ready"????? yeah I'll believe it when I see it! ugh!
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hmmmmm "Ice Cream Sandwich Ready" huh? kind of like the Thunderbolt was "Gingerbread Ready"????? yeah I'll believe it when I see it! ugh!
Android - if you don't want to wait for an update, make one.

Time will tell if Beats Audio actually works in favor of HTC here. I am wary of its ungodly amounts of bass when I tested the Beats Studio.
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