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HTC Salsa / HTC C510e / HTC Weike

alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 reviews of HTC Salsa / HTC C510e / HTC Weike. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The usability and size are also appreciated, but there are some critical comments about the connectivity and durability. Views are divided on the design.

performance, size, usability, screen, portability

camera, price, durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Salsa / HTC C510e / HTC Weike is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC Salsa / HTC C510e / HTC Weike

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of HTC Salsa / HTC C510e / HTC Weike from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the sound. The portability is also mentioned favorably.

portability, sound

74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Salsa SIM-Free Mobile PhoneHTC Salsa SIM-Free Mobile Phone

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Rhiain Morgan (t3.com)

HTC Cha Cha review: Hands-on

 

Is this the business phone for the Facebook user?

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Gary Cutlack (techradar.com)

HTC Salsa review

 

How many 'likes' is HTC's latest Facebook phone going to receive?

Well designed body ; Interactive lock screen ; Responsive screen and buttons ; Glitch-free home screens ; Clever Facebook integration

Laggy camera ; Ugly HTC Facebook pages ; Woeful onboard app memory ; Earpiece volume too quiet

There's a slight lack of high-quality action in the mid-sized Android phone section. The big manufacturers are focusing their attentions on creating monstrous, high-end "super-phones" with entire LCD monitors stuffed in their cases, while the smaller...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

HTC Salsa hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

The HTC Salsa is the Taiwanese company's answer to producing their own Facebook phone. With a 3.4-inch, 480 x 320 capacitive touchscreen and 600MHz Qualcomm

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (pcadvisor.co.uk)

HTC Salsa Android Review

 

The HTC Salsa is good value for money smartphone with a great design, but its ultimate appeal will depend on how much you use Facebook on a daily basis.

The HTC Salsa provides easy integration with the world's most popular social networking service, but its ultimate appeal will depend on how much you use Facebook on a daily basis. The Facebook key is not a deal breaker, but putting that aside, the...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

HTC Salsa

 

The first Facebook phone is here, and it's better than you might expect.

Well built and styled, Good quality screen, Surprisingly fast interface, Feature packed, Facebook integration genuinely useful

More expensive than other small smartphones, Only 600MHz processor

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

HTC Salsa review

 

They're calling it The Facebook Phone… Actually they're not, but they should

A compact smartie that’s ideal for Facebook addicts with small pockets

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Hannah Bouckley (recombu.com)

HTC Salsa Review: In Depth

 

The HTC Salsa was announced at Mobile World Congress this year, along with the HTC Sensation, HTC Flyer and HTC Wildfire S. Touted as the touchscreen ‘Facebook' phone it has finally landed in the…

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: littlegreenrobot.co.uk (littlegreenrobot.co.uk)

Expert Review

 

In the end the Facebook button doesn’t feel like it adds a great deal to the Salsa, and we think there are some issues with the chassis quality in terms of colour matching of its various parts. But, overall, the solid design means the HTC Salsa sits...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Mobiles (mobiles.co.uk)

HTC Salsa Launch – Social Networking Made Simple

 

The HTC Salsa has been launched as the best phone for social networking Facebook fans with the unique selling point of letting you quickly and constantly update your status on the move. Like its sibling, the HTC ChaCha , The Salsa carries a physical...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Dave Oliver (wired.co.uk)

HTC Salsa review

 

Following on from HTC's ChaCha, the Salsa does without theQWERTY keyboard but comes also comes with a dedicated Facebookbutton to give your social networking a boost.

Sharp 3.4in screen 5 megapixel camera ; Dedicated Facebook button

Camera could be better, not very distinctive

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1520
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):445 / 7.9
Standby time (3G):445 / 530
Talk time (2G):9
Talk time (3G):530 / 7.9

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Video recording: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Blue
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:10.9 / 8.64
Display Resolution:480 x 320
Display Type:TFT
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes

Ergonomics

Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.5

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:T9

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
FM radio:No / Yes
Video formats supported:3GP, MP4, WMV
Voice codecs:AMR

Navigation

Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSPA, WCDMA
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, PBAP
Bluetooth version:3.0+EDR / 3.0+HS
Data network:3.5G, 3G / 3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Flight mode: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3.3
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB A

Processor

Processor frequency:0.6 / 0.8

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3.3

Storage

Internal Memory:512
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:0.5
Maximum memory card size:32

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.23
Height :10.9
Weight:120
Width:5.89