Just a day after the iconic Apple iPhone 4 landed in India, Taiwan based HTC officially unveiled the Wildfire S. It is an affordable, compact and playful device that packs a powerful smartphone experience. HTC claimed that Wildfire S enables people to maintain and build connections and friendships through popular sites like Facebook, as well as through voice and text messaging.
HTC Wildfire S has a 3.2 inch, HVGA touchscreen display with 320 x 480 pixels resolution. The display screen has Gorilla Glass technology to prevent from scratches and damages. This new smartphone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system powered by a 600 Mhz processor. HTC Wildfire S is one of HTC's smallest phones ever, measuring just 10.13cm long and 5.94cm wide.
The smartphone boasts a 5-megapixel camera with auto focus at rear part. With a newly created camera experience, people can record HD videos or capture and edit images with a variety of fun camera effects. This mobile offers an internal memory of 512 MB and supports memory expansion up to 32 GB using micro SD cards.
The new HTC Sense UI experience offers a variety of enhancements that improve how people capture, create, share and access multimedia content. It also includes a new integrated online e-reading experience utilizing a new e-book store powered by Kobo and a new, mobile-optimized e-reader that offers the ability to highlight, annotate and quickly search for definitions or translate unfamiliar terms.
Other features on HTC Wildfire S include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio, SNS integration, Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate etc. HTC Wildfire S is available in two cool and funky colors, dark grey and silver white.
HTC Wildfire S Specifications &
* 3.2-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen
* Gorilla Glass display
* Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
* Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
* 600 MHz processor
* HTC Sense UI
* 5 MP camera
* Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
* Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, EDR
*3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 384 Kbps
* MicroUSB 2.0
* Stereo FM radio with RDS
* 32 GB micro SD support
* SNS Integration
* Android Market
* Li-Ion 1230 mAh battery
* Rs 14,700
"The HTC Wildfire S is a stylish looking smartphone, offering fantastic value-for-money and great features, and we are delighted to launch it in India," said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Manager, HTC India. "The HTC Wildfire has been among our best selling devices in India. Hence, we are extremely excited and positive that the HTC Wildfire S will garner a tremendous response from Indian mobile phone users", he added.