The latest smartphone offering of Verizon (NYSE:VZ) will reportedly be unveiled soon by the service provider. The HTC Rezound, which is also known as the HTC Thunderbolt 2 or the HTC Vigor, will be unveiled by November 3 during a scheduled HTC (TPE:2498) event in New York City.
Following this launch, the HTC Rezound or the HTC Thunderbolt 2 will be available for clients who wish to acquire it through the retails outlets of Verizon. The price tag of the HTC Rezound or the HTC Thunderbolt 2 will reportedly be at around $250.
Reports have indicated that the HTC event in New York City will reportedly feature the Beats technology. A number of high-end smartphones from HTC that will reportedly be offered by the company will utilize the Beats technology.
Earlier reports have indicated that the HTC Rezound or the HTC Thunderbolt 2 will feature a 720p HD touchscreen that measures 4.3-inches. The device will also have an 8MP and 2MP camera at the back and in front. The HTC Rezound or the HTC Thunderbolt 2 will also utilize a 1.5 GHz microprocessor, 1GB RAM as well as 4G LTE connectivity.
The HTC Rezound or the HTC Thunderbolt 2 is reportedly the first device that combines impressive features with the Beats audio technology, which is considered a product of Dr. Dre.
Another device from HTC, the HTC Sensation XE, had an integrated audio technology aside from the customized Beats headphones. It is still uncertain of the HTC Rezound will be released together with a pair of free headphones.
Industry watchers have revealed that the HTC Rezound will be released with the Gingerbread Android although others have hinted that the device will be released with the Ice Cream Sandwich Android OS.
The release of the HTC Rezound will come as two other devices will be released by Verizon based on documents that were reportedly leaked recently, the Galaxy Nexus of Samsung (SEO:005930 ) and Droid Razr of Motorola (NYSE:MMI).
The release of the HTC Rezound as well as the Galaxy Nexus of Samsung and Droid Razr of Motorola comes after the introduction of the iPhone 4S of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), which has been a huge success for the company with around one million units activated by AT&T (NYSE:T) alone.