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AT&T offers HTC Status beginning today

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AT&T offers HTC Status beginning today
For just $49 with a signed two-year pact, or $399 off contract, you can buy the HTC Status starting today at AT&T's stores and web site. The Stateside version of the HTC ChaCha features the Facebook button on the bottom of the device. When the button glows, it means the user is using a feature on the phone that offers Facebook functionality, including updating the user's, ahem, status.

Looking at pictures on the 2.6 inch landscape oriented display (480 x 320 resolution) that you've taken with the 5MP camera, tapping the Facebook button will send those shots to your wall. See a great shot for your page? The handset is designed to allow you to focus a picture, take the shot and have it uploaded to the social networking site all by clicking the Facebook button instead of the camera shutter. Listening to a killer track? Tap the button and it is added to your Facebook profile. When it is time to chat with one of your friends, you open a special widget on your home screen and Facebook chat is opened with a BlackBerry-esque portrait-oriented physical QWERTY keyboard right below the screen..

Some of the other specs on the HTC Status include Android 2.3.3 installed (which beats out some of the higher-end phones stuck on Froyo), a microSD slot that accepts up to 32GB in additional storage and a Qualcomm MSM7227 800MHz processor that will get things done. For self-portraits or for video chats, a .3MP front-facing camera is aboard and a 1250mAh battery comes with the handset to keep users connected to the social network for hours.

source: AT&T via AndroidCentral

The HTC Status is available starting today from AT&T for a $49 contract price

The HTC Status is available starting today from AT&T for a $49 contract price



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posted on 17 Jul 2011, 13:57

1. networkdood (Posts: 6310; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Really not a bad phone - could give iphony 3GS a run for its money....oh, but nevermind, because it is not an iphone - just like the commercial says....

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 16:47

5. Jhnny1881 (unregistered)


TBH if this came with a 1gb processor, bigger screen then i would have considered this phone. Even with the FB button. Just sad that this is the only offering from ATT with 2.3..

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 16:48

6. Jhnny1881 (unregistered)


1G processor**

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 18:00

7. Laurynas (unregistered)


What is 1G processor ???

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 22:46

11. Jhnny1881 (unregistered)


Faster processor i mean 1Ghz

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 19:21 2

8. ecml (Posts: 129; Member since: 23 Mar 2010)


Discontinued in 2 months.

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 21:05

9. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


EWWW worthless. Seriously HTC? Bad screen size & resolution, Whimpy processor, fruity toyish look? this is ur worst phone since your feature phone.

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 22:04 1

10. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)


this has to be Pantech playing a cruel joke on HTC...

posted on 18 Jul 2011, 02:12

12. HTCiscool (Posts: 449; Member since: 16 Jul 2011)


I hate to say this but the ChaCha and Salsa are both going to be massive flops that no ones going to pay 4. This is sad. The only phone worth buying currently on AT&T's lineup is the Samsung infuse 4G.

posted on 18 Jul 2011, 02:15

13. HTCiscool (Posts: 449; Member since: 16 Jul 2011)


The other sad thing is that for the same price on contract the Infuse 4G is available.

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