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HTC Facebook smartphone specifications leak

By Shawn Knight
Mar 8, 2013
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  1. Facebook and HTC are reportedly working on a second mid-range social-inspired smartphone tentatively known as the Myst. The gang at Unwired View recently received a specifications list for the device from a previously reliable source and was kind enough to...

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  2. Ultraman1966

    Ultraman1966 TS Rookie Posts: 74

    Do we need a Facebook branded phone? Unless it's subsidised, what real advantage is there?
     
  3. I smell fail here. Absolutely no need for this. Anyone remember the Myspace phone?
     
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  4. BMfan

    BMfan TS Guru Posts: 481   +49

    There was a Myspace phone?
     
  5. Littleczr

    Littleczr TS Booster Posts: 385   +70

    Facebook is so clueless.
     
  6. ArthurZ

    ArthurZ TS Rookie Posts: 79

    Android is getting the same decease as the Linux distros - lack of identity / association with a brand.
     
  7. ReederOnTheRun

    ReederOnTheRun TS Booster Posts: 310   +62

    So it's a dumbed down Android with the popular facebook related apps pre-installed and the word "facebook" on it.?
     
  8. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Booster Posts: 580   +98

  9. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Enthusiast Posts: 811   +91

    Specs seem to be decent but it makes me a little cautious lol . What could it offer that the leading smartphones don't?

    Exactly lol
     
  10. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    There's no way for this phone to get exclusive apps either, so what's the point?
     
  11. mrcavooter

    mrcavooter TS Member Posts: 65   +7

    Do I need a parental consent form?
     
     
  12. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Isn't it too late for Facebook phone?

    I thought for sure a recent study was done that says teenagers and young adults are gradually switching to other social networks to get away from their parents, and also that "Facebook is boring."
     


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