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HTC launches Facebook Phone HTC ChaCha in India

|July 20 2011 |Android Phones, Product Launch, HTC, facebook

HTC officially announced the launch of Facebook phone HTC ChaCha in India. This device running Android OS comes with a QWERTY keypad and a dedicated Facebook button.

HTC-ChaChaHTC is offering the device with a special bundled offer from TATA Docomo. The 3G customers of  TATA Docomo can avail 3 GB of free data for a period of 90 days (1GB for each month). With that, customers can enjoy watching Mobile TV free for 3 hours and this includes the data charges valid for 3 months. On the other hand, 2G customers can enjoy 3 GB of free data and 300 minutes of calling Tata to Tata local and valid for a period of 90 days. This again splitted as 1GB per month and 100 mins of voice calls for a month.

“At HTC, we have always strived to take mobility experience to newer levels and add multi dimensions to our devices. Featuring a dedicated Facebook button and one-touch Facebook access, the HTC ChaCha aims to make it simpler and convenient for its users to share and connect through their favourite social networking site,” said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Manager, HTC India. “We are extremely pleased to launch the HTC ChaCha in India with Tata DOCOMO, and are positive that this social smartphone will garner a favorable response from Indian mobile phone users,” he further added.

Introducing new smart device for Tata DOCOCMO customers, Mr.Sunil Tandon, Head – Mobility Services & Devices Management, Tata Teleservices Limited, said “Devices are an important element of the entire 3G ecosystem to drive penetration and increase the adoption of 3G services. Tata DOCOMO partners with various smart phone handset makers and is taking a conscious leap in co-promotion that is not only affordable but in-built with rich features and capabilities. In the recent past we launched HTC Desire & HTC Mozart for Tata DOCOMO customers across our circles of operation and going forward will continue to work together to bring innovative valued based products and services on GSM platform.”

HTC ChaCha is a powerful Android device comes with a 2.6-inch Capacitive touchscreen and HTC Touch Sense UI. This stands in the Touch and Type form classification and stands as a perfect contender for Nokia E6 Touch and Type. Though, HTC ChaCha is focused on social networking audience, this can too handle the business tasks on the other hand.

The new HTC Sense UI is integrated with the Facebook in this device. For instance, if the user makes a call to his friend, the screen displays the latest status updates, photos and even the important dates like Birthday and Anniversary. The user can also personalize the homescreen and the handset with the latest Facebook widgets. User can capture happy moments in the life using the 5.0 Megapixel camera with LED flash and Auto-focus and upload to Facebook directly.

HTC ChaCha will be available across the major mobile outlets in India with a price tag of Rs.15990

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