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HTC ‘Facebook’ phones arrival date announced

Electronic on-line retailer has made public the shipping day of the two HTC social networking mobiles that were launched last week at Mobile World Congress - as June 17th.

The two handsets from the High Tech Computer Corporation were only brought to Barcelona as mock-up prototypes, where and the Taiwanese mobile maker are confident they will be ready for the summertime.

HTC’s ChaCha and Salsa are geared up for social networking with ‘one touch’ access to Facebook from a dedicated button on the handset, with deep integration and in a way that the INQ Cloud Touch mobile phone already has.

The HTC ChaCha is their Qwerty keyboard based budget BlackBerry–esque phone, with a 2.6-inch 480x320 touch screen, a 600MHz processor, 512MB of internal storage, a 5 Megapixel camera and Android with the HTC Sense overlay.

HTC’s Salsa will be their low cost 3.4-inch 480x320 touch screen handset, with 600MHz and 512MB of storage, a 5 megapixel camera with flash, whilst running from Android with the HTC Sense UI.

No prices have been established yet for these devices, but this won’t be a last time we will be seeing deep Facebook integration with mobile phones this year.

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