HTC ChaCha

Last updated: Mar 8th, 2011.

The HTC ChaCha - announced alongside the HTC Salsa at MWC 2011 - became one of the first high profile "Facebook Phones". Adorned with a blue hardware button sporting the Facebook "F", it glows whenever the user can easily transform their current mobile activity into a Facebook update of some sort to share with friends.

With a 2.6-inch screen, portrait QWERTY keyboard, 5MP rear camera and front camera for video chat, the ChaCha is an affordable social media device aimed at giving the Facebook nation a phone they'll love for its convenience and ability to easily share content.

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