Here’s the complete details of HTC Salsa. HTC Salsa price in India and its features, specs are given below.
HTC has just come up with a totally new concept. Facebook has won hearts all over the world while HTC has smartly thought to use this fact to boost their sales. HTC has come with the HTC Salsa, the social media phone, rather, the facebook phone. The newest feature present in the Salsa is the presence of a physical Facebook button.
HTC Salsa Features
- The HTC Salsa has a 3.4 inch TFT capacitive touchsreen with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels.
- The front of the phone has four of the android standard capacitive buttons namely Home, Menu, Back and Search. Another physical facebook button is present just below these capacitive buttons.
- The Salsa has 512 MB RAM and 512 MB internal ROM, with memory expandable up to 32GB.
- The HTC Salsa comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread using over-the-air updates.
- HTC Salsa is available in three colors: black, silver and lilac.
HTC Salsa Specifications
- 2G Network: Quad-Band (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900)
- 3G Network: Dual- band 3G (HSDPA 900 / 2100)
- Dimensions: 109.1 x 58.9 x 12.3 mm
- Weight: 120 grams
- A 3.4 inches big TFT capacitive touchscreen with 16 Million colors and a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels
- Touch sensitive capacitive front buttons plus a physical facebook button.
- Multi touch input.
- Gorilla Glass display which protects the screen from scratches or any other damage.
- 5 MP camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging and face detection.
- 800 MHz Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM 7230 Snapdragon chipset
- 512MB RAM and 512 GB ROM with memory expandable upto 32GB using microSD card (2GB card included in the box)
- D1 resolution video recording@24FPS.
- VGA front camera for video calls/chats.
- 3.5mm audio jack so that you can plug in earphones of your own choice.
- 2G Data: GPRS upto 114Kbps; EDGE upto 560 kbps.
- 3G Data: HSDPA upto 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA upto 5.76 Mbps.
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot.
- Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP.
- MicroUSB v2.0.
- Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread.
- Web browser with HTML, RSS.
- Email: Push email, Gmail, yahoo.
- Threaded view SMSes
- Audio formats: MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA
- Video formats: 3gp, .3g2, .mp4/H.264
- DivX/XviD video support
- Very strong facebook integration with the presence of a dedicated physical facebook key.
- SNS integration using HTC’s own Friend’s Stream application.
- Sensors: Digital compass, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor.
- Stereo FM radio with RDS.
- GPS Navigation with A-GPS; using Google Maps service.
- HTC Sense services include remote phone locking, remote wiping of data using the site HTCsense.com.
- Standard Li-Ion 1520 mAh
HTC Salsa Feedback
- The phone has HTC’s ultrafast boot time feature which allows the phone to boot up in less than 7 seconds (if you don’t remove the battery.)
- HTC SenseUI is one of the best modded UI’s available for android phones. HTC sense.com integration is also a useful feature.
- The DivX/XviD video support is also pretty awesome and multiplies the video capabilities.
- The camera key is a two stage key just like we find in digital cameras and is very helpful in taking steady shots.
- The compact aluminium unibody design gives a sturdy premium build.
HTC Salsa Issues
- The screen quality is disappointing especially under bright sunny conditions.
- Camera quality is also not at par with other phones with similar specifications.
- Earpiece volume is very low.
- MicroSD is not hot-swappable.
- HD video recording feature is not present.
HTC Salsa Review
The HTC salsa defines a new class of phones, the facebook phones. With a lot of hype involving around the facebook integration in phones, the Salsa is the perfect blend. The facebook button lets you instantly share anything on your phone with your facebook friends. The phone may be called a facebook friendly mixture of HTC’s two phones: HTC legend and HTC Wildfire S.
HTC Salsa Price in India
HTC Salsa is available for Rs. 20399/- on flipkart.com.
HTC Salsa Competitors
The HTC Salsa will face competition from: