SingTel and HTC Launch the HTC ChaCha


SingTel and HTC Launch the HTC ChaCha

SINGAPORE - SingTel and HTC announced today that SingTel customers will be the first in Asia to experience the HTC ChaCha, a next generation smartphone that is specially built for social networking on the move.

The HTC ChaCha is available in Singapore, exclusively to SingTel customers from 14 June 2011. Powered by Android Gingerbread 2.3.3 technology, the HTC ChaCha is the first smartphone to feature a dedicated Facebook button for one?touch access to the key functions of Facebook. With a single press of the button, customers can update their status, upload photos, share websites, ‘Check In’ to a location and more. For example, customers can take a photograph of friends on their phone and upload it instantly to Facebook by simply pressing the button. Or they can share with their friends what song they are listening to by pressing the button while listening to music on the phone; the music track is automatically identified and shared on Facebook. The button is context?aware, pulsing with light whenever there is an opportunity to share content or updates through Facebook.

The HTC ChaCha makes it simple to stay in touch with friends using Facebook Chat and Messages. Facebook messages and conversations are integrated within the phone and appear within text messages and email inboxes alongside regular conversations.   When a phone call is made, the dialer screen displays friends’ latest statuses and photos, and even indicates if their birthday is approaching soon. The same updates are also displayed when calls are received from Facebook friends. 

The HTC ChaCha’s unique tilt design shapes the display and physical QWERTY keyboard so that it is easy to view and comfortable to type. Photos and video chats can be captured in crisp details via a 5?megapixel color camera with auto focus and LED flash, and a VGA front?facing camera. The HTC ChaCha also feature a brilliant 2.6?inch, 480 x 320 resolution landscape touch screen for an exceptional multimedia and web?
surfing experience.

To keep customers entertained on the go, the HTC ChaCha is pre?loaded with SingTel’s award?winning AMPed music service, MobileTV video streaming service as well as MySingTel app which allows customers to view their SingTel bills, manage their mobile services, check data usage and subscribe to overseas data roaming on the go.

The most affordable social phone

The HTC ChaCha is available in stunning shades of Modern White, Phantom Black and Amethyst Purple exclusively from SingTel for $0 with 3G Flexi AMPed plans and selected iPlans. Customers who preordered the HTC ChaCha from 14 June 2011 via www.singtelshop.com/chacha will receive a 4GB Android figurine thumbdrive upon purchase, while stocks last. 

3G Flexi AMPed Plans 3G Flexi Lite AMPed 3G Flexi AMPed 3G Flexi Plus AMPed 3G Flexi Premium AMPed
HTC ChaCha Pricing $0 $0 $0 $0
Monthly Subscription $39 $56 $95 $205
FREE Incoming Video and Voice Calls All Day
FREE Local Outgoing Calls 100 mins 200 mins 500 mins 2000 mins
FREE Local SMS 500 500 500 2000
FREE Local Data Usage 12GB 30GB
Capped at $30/month for unlimited usag
FREE SingTel AMPed Unlimited song downloads with no data charges from AMPed Music Stor

 

iPlans iOne Plus iTwo Value iTwo Plus iThree Plus
HTC ChaCha Pricing $98 $0 $0 $0
Monthly Subscription $25.68 $48.15 $82.93 $192.60
FREE Incoming Video and Voice Calls All Day
FREE Local Outgoing Calls 100 mins 300 mins 700 mins 2000 mins
FREE Local SMS 500 500 500 2000

 

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