HTC Cha Cha vs Sony Ericsson txt
Are you a social networking geek or do you use email too much? In both scenarios you need a smartphone that provides a dedicated button to networking sites and a physical full QWERTY keypad to make chatting easy. HTC and Sony Ericsson have come up with their latest phones that make life easier for the younger generation and also for executives to stay connected with their office and friends. ChaCha from HTC and txt from Sony Ericsson are two mobiles with advanced features to fulfill these requirements. Let us make a quick comparison to help buyers to choose the phone that meets their requirements and budget.
HTC Cha Cha
Imagine Marc Zuckerberg coming to share the dais on the launch party of a mobile. Yes, this is what happened at the launch ceremony of HTC ChaCha, a new generation smartphone that promises to keep all your friends at your fingertip, especially those on Facebook. There is a dedicated button for Facebook that you need to push to be with your friends anytime. Whether it is a photo or a video you want to sharer with your friends, it is all instant. Chatting with friends has been made super fast with a full QWERTY keypad.
The phone measures 114.4 x 64.6 x 10.7 mm and it weighs 120g. Nothing extraordinary but the way the phone slims down at the middle to make it handier for a user is really impressive. It boasts of a 2.6 inch TFT touch screen that makes use of Gorilla Glass technology making it scratch resistant. It has an accelerometer and a proximity sensor with a digital compass. The screen produces a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels with 256K colors that are true to life.
Cha Cha runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and has an 800 MHz processor. It provides 512 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM. The phone is Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, hotspot, GPS with A-GPS, EDGE and GPRS, goods speeds in HSDPA and HSUPA, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, and an HTML browser that makes surfing seamless with a dedicated Facebook button. It has no radio though.
The phone is a dual camera device with a 5 MP camera at the rear that shoots in 2592 x 1944 pixels. It is auto focus, has LED flash and has features of geo tagging and image stabilization. It has a secondary VGA camera in front to allow for video calls.
ChaCha has a standard Li-ion battery (1250 mAh) that provides up to 7 hrs of talk time in 3G.
Sony Ericsson txt
Sony Ericsson, after stupendous success of its Xperia Arc and Play has concentrated on the teens and young executives to come up with a phone with latest feature though specs are not that impressive. However, the target was youth involved with social networking and emails and this is what txt does easily. The very fact that Sony preferred to name it txt reflects the aim of the company.
Txt is a GSM phone that measures 106 x 60 x 14.5 mm and weighs a mere 95g. It boasts of a 2.6 inch TFT touch screen that provides a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels in 256K colors. The main attraction of the phone lies in a full fledged QWERETY keypad made especially to type faster for emailing. You get 100MB of internal storage that is expandable up to 32 GB using micro SD cards. The phone is Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDGE and GPRS, and an HTML browser.
There is one camera in the phone and that is at the back. It is 3.15 MP that shoots pictures in 2048 x 1536 pixels. It is a fixed focus phone that also makes videos. There is no secondary camera in the phone. However, there is stereo FM with radio for the users.
The phone is equipped with standard Li-ion battery (1000 mAh) that provides a talk time of up to 3 hr 12 min.
Difference Between HTC Cha Cha and Sony Ericsson txt
• HTC Cha Cha is thinner (10.7mm) than Sony Ericsson txt (14.5 mm)
• Txt is lighter (95 g) than Cha Cha (120 g)
• The resolution of Cha Cha is better (480 x 320 pixels) than txt (320 x 240 pixels)
• Cha Cha has a special button dedicated to Facebook which is lacking in txt
• Txt has FM radio which Cha Cha doesn’t have
• Cha Cha has a more powerful battery (1250mAh) than txt (1000mAh)
• Cha Cha makes use of latest version of Bluetooth (v3.0) whereas txt uses v2.1
• Cha Cha has a more powerful camera (5 MP) than txt (3.15 MP)
• The camera of Cha Cha shoots pictures in 2592 x 1944 pixels while that of txt shoots in 2048 x 1536 pixels