Vodafone in association with Facebook introduces a new Facebook phone called Vodafone Blue. The new Vodafone Blue comes with dedicated Facebook button and brings in some essential social networking functions. Vodafone Blue is much affordable social networking mobile in India priced at Rs.4950 Vodafone introduced this mobile phone in UK in the month of July. Later this visited several other places and finally reached India. Vodafone Blue comes with 2.4 inch TFT screen with 256k display and full QWERTY keypad. The functional keypad houses an optical Trackpad for easy navigation. Vodafone Blue works on GSM radios and looks to be network locked. This mobile phone comes 2.0 Megapixel camera with flash in the rear side. While the other connectivity options include Bluetooth v2.1, Micro USB 2.0, 3.5 mm Audio headphone jack. Vodafone Blue 555 comes with 40 MB of internal memory and an external memory slot which can accommodate a 16 GB MicroSD card. The audio player can read multiple sound formats like AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MP3,WMA, MIDI and the video player can play MPEG4, H263 formats. The standard 1000 mAh battery offers 3 hours of talktime and 324 hours of standby time. Coming to the core theme, Vodafone Blue can with sync the Facebook profile with phone address book. The phone supports Google talk, ichat, XMPP, ICQ, gadu-gadu and AIM. Mr. Kumar Ramanathan, Chief Marketing Officer, Vodafone Essar said “The mobile internet plays a central role in daily lives of millions of Vodafone customers, many of whom are avid Facebook users. Vodafone Blue is the answer to our youth’s mobile social networking needs. The phone has been designed to let everyone experience the fun of connecting with friends on the go at a pocket friendly price. With our unique, fully integrated Facebook customization, the Vodafone Blue offers a compelling, out of the box experience.” Vodafone 555 Blue gives you the power to experience some unique features like Ready to go, straight out of the box: Facebook is built into the handset’s core – it get started in the moment the customer turns on the mobile phone. Truly integrated messaging: Facebook messages appears in inbox along with text messages and emails. Simple photo-sharing: Share photos taken with your friends instantly with just one click. Easy to stay in contact: Friends’ Facebook profile is automatically synchronized in the Vodafone Blue’s address book. Always available: The Vodafone Blue 555 keeps you updated in the background to flagging new items on the home screen and quickly loading them when opened. One-click control: The Facebook F button can be assigned any one of the tasks like instantly posting a status update with photos from the gallery or with links from the browser. Attractive form-factor: Touch navigation with Trackpad, 2.4 inch landscape display and QWERTY keypad are ideal for typing chat, email and status updates. Additionally, this handset comes with unlimited data usage on Facebook for a complete one year.