HTC Status Now Available At AT&T For $49.99

Last month, AT&T announced the HTC’s much-awaited Facebook phone, the HTC Status. This handset is the AT&T’s version of the HTC ChaCha smartphone, which was first showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 in Barcelona. The HTC Status comes with a dedicated Facebook button and it is currently available for purchase, exclusively for AT&T customers in the US. If you are planning to buy this device, then check out the complete specs below.

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HTC Status features a 2.6 inch touchscreen display with 480 x 320 pixels resolution, 800 MHz MSM7227 processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, HTC Sense 3.0, 3G Connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, VGA front camera and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM, Bluetooth 3.0 with FTP/OPP, Wi-Fi connectivity, micro-USB, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Internal GPS Antenna, up to 450 mins talk-time, up to 660 hours stand-by time and a 1250 mAh battery.

HTC Status is available only in White color with Silver accents. This handset comes with a price-tag of $49.99 with a 2 year service agreement and a $15/month data service. You can also buy this phone without any contract for $399.99. To buy this handset, head over to this page.

AT&T Unveils The HTC Status Facebook Phone

AT&T recently announced the HTC Status smartphone with a dedicated Facebook button. This handset was first showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 in Barcelona. HTC Status is the AT&T’s version of the HTC ChaCha Facebook phone. This handset comes with a slightly different Facebook button. It also allows you to update your status, upload a photo, share a website or check in’ to a location, with a single press of the button.

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HTC Status brings a Facebook experience to people who want to share their experiences with their friends faster and easier than ever before,said Jason Mackenzie, President, HTC Americas. With a dedicated Facebook share button combined with the hallmark HTC Sense experience, HTC Status makes it easy for people to stay connected to the things that are important to them.

HTC Status features a 2.6 inch touchscreen display with 480 x 320 pixels resolution, 800 MHz MSM7227 processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, HTC Sense 3.0, 3G Connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, VGA front camera, 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM, Bluetooth 3.0 with FTP/OPP, Wi-Fi connectivity, 3.5mm headset jack, micro-USB, microSD card slot, up to 450 mins talk-time, up to 660 hours stand-by time and a 1250 mAh battery.

HTC Status will be available exclusively for AT&T customers this summer. The price of this handset will be announced soon. Stay tuned for more updates!

AT&T To Launch HTC ChaCha Facebook Phone As HTC Status

Earlier this year, HTC announced the Facebook-centric HTC ChaCha phone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 in Barcelona. The HTC ChaCha is the first Android smartphone with one-touch Facebook access. HTC ChaCha allows you to update your status, upload a photo, share a website or check in’ to a location, with a single press of the button.

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Last week, the guys at PocketNow posted a leaked press shot of the new HTC ChaCha phone with the AT&T logo and a sightly different Facebook button. This clearly pointed us that, the HTC ChaCha phone will be soon available to the AT&T customers in the US. Now, the folks over at BGR claims that, the AT&T’s HTC ChaCha phone will be called as the HTC Status in the US.

HTC ChaCha features a 2.6 inch touchscreen display with 480 x 320 pixels resolution, 600 MHz processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, VGA front camera, 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM, Bluetooth 3.0 with FTP/OPP, Wi-Fi connectivity, 3.5mm headset jack, micro-USB, microSD card slot, up to 450 mins talk-time, up to 660 hours stand-by time and a 1250 mAh battery.

This handset is expected to launch soon in the US. Are you planning to update your Facebook “status” with the upcoming HTC Status? Let us know, what you think about this phone, in the comments below.