Editors Liked

  • Comfortable to hold and use, Nice screen, Great battery life, Bundled charm, dock, and earphones work well
  • Perfect size for smaller hands; Gorgeous plum color; zippy performance; great camera with surprisingly good macro; includes some of the best headphones I’ve ever seen come with any mobile phone; the cradle is a handy accessory for desk or bedside us
  • Excellent formfactor, fun and unique accessories included in the box – plus more available, HTC Sense widgets enhances the Android experience
  • Elegant design with soft-touch back, Streamlined Sense interface, Innovative accessories, Useful bundled apps
  • As usual from HTC, excellent hardware design; crisp Super-LCD display; additional camera features on top of great camera quality; Sense UI; included accessories are high-quality and useful; fast processor
  • The HTC Rhyme boasts a beautiful, compact design. The Android Gingerbread smartphone comes bundled with a number of accessories, including a handy desktop dock

Editors Didn't Like

  • No 4G, Purple color isn't for everyone, Midrange specs
  • Battery is not user-replaceable; the phone is going to tak a lot of flack because it is plum … get over it, people!
  • Call quality issues, device tends to heat up in use, not a 4G device, a bit pricey for it specs, battery life could be better
  • So-so performance, No 4G, Expensive, Annoying port cover
  • Charm wasn't as useful as HTC hoped it would be; non-removable battery; poor HD video quality
  • The Rhyme's purple color and cell phone charm won't be for everyone. Camera quality could be better