• HTC Status
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Based on 8 scores, 17 reviews available
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  • Good:
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  • Average:
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  • Bad:
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Pros:

  • Compact and easy to carry, Android 2.3 with HTC Sense UI, Good Facebook integration, Usable QWERTY keyboard.
  • Good keyboard, Robust Facebook integration.
  • Excellent keyboard, Facebook integration is fun and useful, Reasonable price

Cons:

  • Web page text can be small and requires zooming, Rear speaker not loud enough for music or speakerphone, Video recording isn’t that great, Styling may not be for everyone
  • Extremely small screen

Expert reviews and ratings

By G4tv.com on 100

Video Review: The HTC Status is the perfect smartphone for those social media savvy users with its dedicated Facebook Share button. Top that with a 5 megapixel camera, Android's Candy Bar OS and 512 MB of RAM, this $49.99 phone could be an...

By BrightHub on 80

The HTC Status is great smartphone that has great features and functionality for its price. At $49.99 from AT&T this is a budget phone that has all the latest features including the most popular social networking app -- Facebook. Aside from the...

By CellPhoneQuick on -

Due to the nature of the phone, portrait-only apps don’t really work too well on the Status, but that fault lies with the lack of development standards and we can’t really blame HTC for that.PRO:Compact and easy to carry Android 2.3 with HTC...

By Dev Hardware on -

This cellphone review covers the HTC Status smartphone from AT&T.The HTC Status is described as the first phone in the United States to have a dedicated share button for Facebook. Although it certainly delivers with its Facebook-centric features, the...

By Macworld on -

HTC Status Seriously addicted to Facebook? The HTC Status ($50 with a two-year contract from AT&T), which debuted at Mobile World Congress as the ChaCha, keeps you connected with your family and friends on the world’s most popular social network....

By Brighthand on -

The HTC Status is, for all intents and purposes, a phone made for teenagers and young adults. Between the tiny screen that demands perfect vision, the excellent Facebook integration, and the low pricetag, it's well suited to that market... and,...

By phandroid.com on -

It’s a decent phone for social heads, Facebook or otherwise. The keyboard is ideal for heavy volumes of tweets, texts and status updates. With the Facebook button, we had hoped for better and deeper integration, but the only advantage the HTC...

By Engadget on 60

By now it should be obvious that the HTC Status fails to achieve its full potential. Given that it's a device for communication, typing should be flawless, but the software makes it a consistent pain. We hated the battery cover, the battery life is...

By LaptopMag on 60

Heavy Facebook users will appreciate the ease with which they can text and post to the Social Network using the HTC Status. Shoppers will also like the phone's low $49 price, making the device a solid BlackBerry alternative for the younger crowd....

By Phone Arena on 75

When it comes right down to it, the HTC Status is a good choice and at the right price for those who like to stay connected to Facebook, but being an Android device, you have all the extra benefits that come along with it. The QWERTY keyboard is very...

By Chip Chick on -

While this phone is being touted as the ultimate Facebook phone, it’s also a really solid messaging smartphone that can not only compete with the Sidekick 4G, but even the BlackBerry Bold and Curve. As it stands, there really aren’t enough...

By PCWorld on 70

While the HTC Status might not have the most cutting-edge specs, it gets the job done, letting you easily stay connected to all of your social networks. The hardware integration, in the form of the Share button, is especially useful; the special...

By MobileTechReview on 70

If you're looking for a budget messaging smartphone with Android and social networking know-how, the HTC Status isn't a bad pick. It has excellent voice quality and reception, and it looks cool too. We like the excellent QWERTY keyboard and...

By eTech Reviews on -

Finally we would say that the HTC Status is a nicely constructed Android smartphone having superb looks and a respectable QWERTY keyboard. The Facebook Button of the handset is a lot more than a catch and actually provides a lot faster way to access...

By PC Mag on 60

The Android-based HTC Status, America's first "Facebook phone," opens up a big social world through too tiny a window....

By Phone Scoop on -

The Status is certainly an interesting device. It offers an appealing mix of features and capabilities at a low price point ($50 at launch). The hardware's only real failing is the somewhat small display. I wish HTC had sacrificed some space on the...

By PhoneDog on -

For Faecbook users or even people who text a lot and need a great keyboard as well as a good phone for a low price, the HTC Status is perfect.HTC Status Review by Sydney - Image Gallery TweetBecome a PhoneDog Fan on Facebook and don't forget to...