HTC Announces Two 'Facebook' Phones
HTC today announced two new Android handsets that have dedicated buttons for Facebook. Shared features between the HTC Salsa and the HTC ChaCha are extensive and include quad-band GSM/EDGE and dual-band 900/2100MHz 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 3.0+HS with A2DP; 5 megapixel cameras with autofocus, flash, and VGA user-facing cameras; gyroscope, compass, proximity and light sensors; 600MHz processors, 3.5mm headset jacks, and support for microSD cards. Both devices run the latest version of HTC's Sense user interface.
- Salsa:The Salsa is a slab-style device with a 3.4-inch touch display at 320 x 480 pixels.
- ChaCha: The ChaCha is a bar-style QWERTY phone with a full keyboard for messaging. It also has a 2.6-inch touch display with 320 x 480 pixels.
HTC Bolt, with 3-Channel CA, Is a Sprint Exclusive
HTC and Sprint today announced the Bolt, the first smartphone to ship with support for three-channel carrier aggregation (3xCA) for Sprint's LTE Plus network. The HTC Bolt can aggregate three 20MHz LTE channels to improve wireless performance.
Hands On with the HTC U Ultra and U Play
The HTC U Ultra and U Play are the company's new high-end phones, replacing the iconic HTC 10 and One series. They sport flowing 3D curved glass on the back, and high-end specs.
AT&T Now Selling the Rugged Sonim XP8 and XP5s
AT&T recently added the Sonim XP8 and XP5s to its roster of rugged phones. Both devices are intended to be used by FirstNet customers (first responders), though they are also available for consumers to purchase.
HTC to Sell the Bolt As the 10 Evo Overseas
HTC today announced the 10 evo, an international variant of the Bolt that will be sold in markets outside the U.S. The only significant difference between the Bolt and 10 evo is the latter's lesser support for LTE.