AT&T And HTC Introduce HTC Status With Dedicated Facebook Button

AT&T confirmed that it is getting the new HTC Status this summer. The HTC Status is a phone designed specifically with Facebook and social networking in mind. In fact, the phone has a dedicated button that lets you share pictures and other content with friends on Facebook quickly and easily. The button lets you share music, photos, location and status updates. The HTC Status also has a chat widget that lets you see when your friends are online.

 “HTC Status brings a Facebook experience to people who want to share their experiences with their friends faster and easier than ever before,” said Jason Mackenzie, President, HTC Americas. “With a dedicated Facebook share button combined with the hallmark HTC Sense experience, HTC Status makes it easy for people to stay connected to the things that are important to them.”

With the dedicated Facebook share button, you'll be able to do the following:

  • One touch to share- Press the Facebook share button from your home screen to instantly post on your wall.
  • Snap, shoot, share- Take a picture or shoot a video and share it instantly with a press of the Facebook share button. You can even post pictures automatically as you’re taking them..
  • Quick-on-the-draw check-in- Just long press the Facebook share button to check in your location with Facebook Places.
  • Be first with the news- See something cool on the web? Share your latest find with a quick press of the Facebook share button.
  • Post to your wall – or a friend’s wall – From the home screen, a quick tap of the Facebook HTC share button makes sharing anything on your mind quick and easy.
  • Share what you’re listening to- The Facebook share button glows when you’re listening to music, to let you know you can share. Let your friends in on the music you love with the push of a button.

Tech Specs include:

  • Android™ 2.3 + HTC Sense
  • 2.6-inch touch screen with 480 x 320 resolution
  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 UMTS/HSDPA 850/1900
  • 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
  • 800 MHz MSM7227
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery, 1250 mAh
  • 5 MP main camera with autofocus, VGA  front-facing camera