Today, HTC announced the new Wildfire smartphone in Singapore, based on the Android platform. Resembling the HTC Desire, but slightly smaller, the HTC Wildfire appeals to young adults who are into social networking. And its going to be available from this weekend.
Update: Brief hands-on with the HTC Wildfire
It was two months ago when HTC launched the HTC Desire, the Android phone which resembles the Google Nexus One. And today, the maker has announced their new HTC Wildfire, which is like the smaller version of the Desire.
The Wildfire is designed for users who are into social networking, and offers the company’s proprietary HTC Sense for a seamless user experience. The Friend Stream application also helps to gather and display content from the popular social networks including Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.
Featuring a 3.2-inch capacitive touch display, the phone comes with 5-megapixel camera with auto focus and LED flash, 3.5mm audio jack and microSD card slot for more storage.
Pricing & Availability
The HTC Wildfire will be available this weekend (10 July) at all authorized resellers in three colours - Phantom Black, Flamenco Red and Pure White – at a suggested retail price of S$498 (subject to telco price plans).