HTC Weike is the Salsa for China with Weibo rather than Facebook button

HTC Weike is the Salsa for China with Weibo rather than Facebook button

We’ve all seen the Salsa, HTC’s all-touchscreen Android smartphone with a dedicated Facebook button — if you haven’t you can check our hands-on post from here. Now it’s heading to China, where it will be available with the Weibo button, allowing users to quickly access the country’s most-popular social networking service. As such, it’s a different device which also has a different name – Weike.

As far as we can tell, aside from a different button, rest of the specs remain unchanged and include a 3.4-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash, 800MHz processor, 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headset jack, while Android 2.3 Gingerbread is running the show.

Price wise, the Weike will be available for 3,380 yuan, which is about $525. Kinda pricey, but then again no other device gets you the much-needed social networking fix as easily as this one.

Now I wonder whether ChaCha, HTC’s other Facebook-centric phone, will get the same treatment as well?

[Via: Unwired View]

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