In a view to target tech-savvy youth in India, cellphone-maker HTC Corporation, along with the GSM arm of Tata Teleservices, Tata DOCOMO, today launched its new version of smart phone, HTC ChaCha that features a dedicated Facebook button.
The smart phone version is priced at Rs 15,990. "At HTC, we always strive to take mobility experience to newer levels and add multi dimensions to our devices. By featuring a dedicated Facebook button, we aim to make it simpler and convenient for our users to share and connect through their favourite social networking sites," HTC Country Manager Faisal Siddiqui told reporters here.
The sleek feature-packed smart phone that combines a 2.6-inch touch screen with a full QWERTY keypad, was launched by Bollywood actress Riya Sen.
"The smart phone is designed to provide a seamless, social experience for our customers. We will strive to introduce many more such advanced smart phones in the coming months," Siddiqui said.
Under the partnership, Tata DOCOMO-3G prepaid customers can avail 3GB free data, valid for a period of 90 days, whereas 1 GB free data is offered each month to postpaid customers for 90 days across all 3G circles, Tata Teleservices Head (Mobility Services and Devices Management), Sunil Tandon said.
Besides, all subscribers of Tata DOCOMO-3G will also get 3-hour free mobile TV services that include data access charges valid for 90 days. Apart from this, Tata DOCOMO 2G prepaid customers can avail 3GB free data and 300 intra-network calls valid for a period of 90 days.
The 2G postpaid subscribers can avail 1GB of free data and 100 minutes of intra-network calls free every month for three months' period, Tandon said.