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.
HTC E8 Is a Plastic M8 with the One mini 2's Camera
HTC today announced the One (E8), a variant of the One (M8) that carries over nearly every feature other than the aluminum design and camera. The E8 replaces the aluminum exterior with a unibody polycarbonate shell that is far less costly for HTC to manufacture.
HTC One mini 2 Offers A Bit Less of A Good Thing
HTC today announced the One mini 2, a follow-up to last year's One mini that adopts the design language and appeal of this year's HTC One (M8). The One mini 2 carries over some of the M8's best features, though it makes several distinct downgrades in order to meet HTC's price point goals.
HTC Shows Off the M8s, A Less Expensive One
HTC today announced the One M8s, a handset that looks like the M8 but dials back the specs to help lower the price. The phone has the same unibody metal design and full HD 5-inch screen, but uses a Snapdragon 615 processor and changes up the camera sensors.