HTC Wildfire a mini Desire

HTC has launched the Wildfire a Android 2.1 handset which takes design cues from Desire , Smart and Legend. The company has been coming up with some incredible names for its products and the Wildfire is the latest one. The product announcement is coming from Germany and we should have more information from HTC soon.

“Today’s social networks provide an essential forum for friendship with more than 400 million users* – many of whom are young adults – actively sharing their lives with their friends through Facebook,” said Florian Seiche, Vice President, HTC EMEA. “HTC Wildfire makes the HTC Sense experience available to young mobile users for the first time. It brings all your communications into one place, whether it’s through Facebook, Twitter, text messages, images or email, ensuring that you are never far away from the conversation and always close to your friends.”

HTC Wildfire Specifications and Features

  • Android 2.1 OS
  • Quand Band GSM , Dual Band 3G
  • 3.2-inch capacitive touch screen
  • 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and LED flash
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • micro SD card slot
  • HTC Sense UI
  • Friend Stream Social Networking Application
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth , GPS
  • 528MHZ Qualcomm Processor
  • Optical Trackpad
  • 384MB RAM
  • 512MB ROM
  • FM Radio
  • 1300 mAh battery
  • Talktime : 7 hours
  • Standby : 480 hours

Florian Seiche continued, “We understand that people need a better way to navigate their way through the tens of thousands of applications that are currently available on the Android Market. In fact, our own independent research found that consumers are not only hungry for the latest and most popular applications that their friends are using, they want an easier way to find and download them. For the first time ever, you can recommend the newest and coolest apps to a friend or group of friends with HTC Wildfire. With so many applications to choose from, there’s a world of content to discover and pass along to your friends.”

Wildfire Price and Availability

The Wildfire will available across Europe and Asia from Q3 2010. The Price is not revealed but since HTC is calling it affordable , we guess it should not cost more than Rs.15,000-20000 considering the specs.

Author: Varun Krish

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