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AT&T already looking to dump Facebook phone?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 24 Aug 2011 11:45 User comments (6)

AT&T already looking to dump Facebook phone? Although AT&T has so far denied the rumor, it appears that the first-ever Facebook phone, the HTC Status, may be on its way out.
The move comes just 35 days after launch.

For now, AT&T says: "The HTC Status is a great product and our plans for it to be part of our portfolio haven’t changed." Where have we heard that before, though?

The HTC Status is dubbed the FB phone because it has its own Facebook button underneath the keypad which gives users a chance to use a deeply integrated Facebook app.

For example, if you are listening to music, by hitting the Facebook button you can instantly share what song you are playing, and same goes for Web browsing and pictures. Simply hit the button to share the site you are on or upload the picture you just took. When a friend calls, you will see their Facebook picture and current status on the home screen.

The device itself runs on Android 2.3 with HTC Sense overlay, have a 2.6-inch touch screen with 480 x 320 resolution, 512MB RAM, 512MB ROM, dual-cameras and an 800MHz processor.

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6 user comments

124.8.2011 12:22

The problem is the advertising for the button (the only feature). They say that you can only use it to share things worth sharing...and most people on social networking sites never have anything like that.

224.8.2011 12:39

Is this really a shock to anyone?

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324.8.2011 15:03
alex d
Unverified new user

Looks like a calculator

424.8.2011 18:54

I would probably laugh if I saw someone with one of these in real life.

525.8.2011 1:08

Originally posted by ZeusAV:
I would probably laugh if I saw someone with one of these in real life.
The cases for this give a new meaning to, "Hide your shame".

627.8.2011 0:10

Gee, Who would have thunk it?/sarcasm
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