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Are these HTC's New Candy-Colored Ladyphones?

Authored by: Steven Blum — Jun 24, 2011

A few weeks back, we informed you of rumors that HTC was developing a phone targeted exclusively at women. Supposedly called HTC Bliss, the phone would feature calming wallpapers as well as weight-loss and shopping apps.

Well, we were going to try to joke about it but we couldn't come up with anything more offensive than a phone that tells women they have to lose weight.

Now we're seeing pictures of a new HTC Ladyphone named HTC Glamor, and the photos look like the real deal. Our first thought upon seeing these was "are they for 7 year olds?" They've got the same neon-splashes of a Barbie's first cell phone. True, it's impossible to target something towards women and not be accused of pandering or sexism, but seriously, HTC...we're getting a headache just from looking at these from the comfortable remove of our desktop computer.

Source: This is My Next

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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