HTC ChaCha archive

  • HTC: No plans for any more QWERTY keyboards
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    HTC: No plans for any more QWERTY keyboards

    By 20 April 2012

    HTC may well have manufactured its last QWERTY keyboard phone after admitting it has no plans to revisit the form factor. Pocket-lint attended the Frequencies event in Seattle where HTC’s design team spoke candidly about moving away from phones with...

  • HTC ChaCha review
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    HTC ChaCha review

    By 17 June 2011

    The second “Facebook phone” from HTC, and launched in tandem with the HTC Salsa, is the HTC ChaCha. It’s strange name for a phone that is something of a strange Android device, offering a format we haven’t seen much of from the Google OS. We can’t...

  • HTC ChaCha now on Vodafone
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    HTC ChaCha now on Vodafone

    By 9 June 2011

    T'was a frabjous day when us social networking fans spied that blue button on the bottom of the HTC ChaCha.  Informing everyone constantly of your whereabouts, feelings, thoughts or location is now instantly possible with the HTC ChaCha. Pictures can...

  • HTC ChaCha hits Three with 200MHz boost
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    HTC ChaCha hits Three with 200MHz boost

    By 7 June 2011

    Three has announced that it is selling the Facebook-tastic HTC ChaCha, and its spec list for the handset seems to confirm a web rumour that has been doing the rounds - that the ChaCha's processor is now clocking 800MHz and not 600MHz as originally touted....

  • Vodafone Facebook phone to take on the HTC ChaCha
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    Vodafone Facebook phone to take on the HTC ChaCha

    By 3 June 2011

    Vodafone is about to launch it’s own Facebook phone for those not impressed by the HTC ChaCha. Images of a new, yet to be announced smartphone sporting the Facebook logo and QWERTY keyboard have appeared online. Although Vodafone declined to comment...

  • HTC ChaCha hits Phones 4u on 2 June
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    HTC ChaCha hits Phones 4u on 2 June

    By 1 June 2011

    The long awaited HTC ChaCha or 'Facebook phone' looks set to hit store shelves on 2 June when it arrives at Phones 4u. Those desperate for a bit of extra social networking in their lives will find the handset's dedicated Facebook button a serious temptation....

  • HTC ChaCha: Pre-order your Facebook phone now
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    HTC ChaCha: Pre-order your Facebook phone now

    By 25 May 2011

    Facebook fans - did you think that you were going to have to wait until 26 June to get poking on the HTC Cha Cha? Well, think again as the Carphone Warehouse has opened up a pre-orders page for the Gingerbread device - with delivery expected to be the...

  • HTC Facebook phones incoming 26 June
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    HTC Facebook phones incoming 26 June

    By 9 May 2011

    First we knew that the HTC Facebook phones, the HTC ChaCha and the HTC Salsa, were coming in Q2 2011. Then we slimmed this ETA down to June. Now, thanks to Amazon listing the devices, we now know the exact date of their arrival - 26 June. Both devices...

  • T-Mobile HTC ChaCha to enjoy June UK release date
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    T-Mobile HTC ChaCha to enjoy June UK release date

    By 20 April 2011

    We've know since the announcement of the HTC ChaCha - or ChaChaCha for our Spanish readers - that the Facebook phone with a QWERTY keyboard was coming to the UK in Q2, but now Pocket-lint can confirm which month exactly: June. T-Mobile has just added...

  • Why Google axed Facebook contact syncing in Android 2.3.3
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    Why Google axed Facebook contact syncing in Android 2.3.3

    By 3 March 2011

    Android 2.3.3 has recently landed on the Nexus S, but brings with it an interesting development: on the Nexus S it ends contact syncing with the Facebook app. Some will see this spat between Google and Facebook as one that is all about data. The cynic...

  • MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 23 February 2011

    The dust has well and truly settled on Barcelona and Mobile World Congress is now over for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset.  We’ve looked at Sony Ericsson,...

  • HTC at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    HTC at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 18 February 2011

    As Mobile World Congress draws towards a close for another year, the big manufacturers have displayed their devices hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset. We’re looking at each of the individual company’s offerings and...

  • Hands-off with the HTC ChaCha
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    Hands-off with the HTC ChaCha

    By 15 February 2011

    The HTC ChaCha is the Taiwanese company’s approach to a QWERTY Facebook phone. Of course, it shouldn’t be called a Facebook phone, but we know that generic term will stick to the four Facebook-centric devices we’ve seen launched at Mobile World...

  • Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?
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    Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?

    By 15 February 2011

    Mobile World Congress has seen a truck load of new smartphones spring on to the market from Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG, HTC, Viewsonic, and plenty more. "That’s great", we hear you cry, but which network in the UK is selling the phone that you want?...

  • HTC Salsa and ChaCha phones dance with Facebook
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    HTC Salsa and ChaCha phones dance with Facebook

    By 15 February 2011

    After all the rumours, speculation, denials, and official comments, HTC has debuted the HTC ChaCha and the HTC Salsa at Mobile World Congress on Tuesday to take on Inq and its new Facebook phone offerings. Rather than launch one Facebook focused smartphone,...