£70 HTC Salsa: A Facebook smartphone that comes with a dedicated button

The HTC Salsa was one of the first devices on the market to have a dedicated blue Facebook button. But that didn't prevent the device from being a relatively modest seller.

The phone was released back in 2011 and is now being cleared out for £70 by eBay seller, cheapest electrical, with free delivery and 70 Nectar points.

The device, also known as the C510E, has a single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227 SoC clocked at 800MHz, a 3.4in 480 x 320 pixels display, a 5-megapixel camera, 512MB of RAM, a microSD card slot and a 1520mAh battery that allows users to talk for up to 10 hours.

As expected, it runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread with HTC’s Sense user interface. Amongst other notable features are a mostly-metal chassis and a front facing camera.

Should you miss out on this deal, just be aware that Asda is also selling the HTC Salsa for £79. We reviewed the handset in July 2011 when it was still available for £375.

If you are brand agnostic and are on O2, then the Alcatel One-Touch OT983 might be a better alternative since it is cheaper, has a bigger screen and a much better processor.