HTC Wildfire S

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Manufacturer HTC Corporation
Slogan Quietly Brilliant
Predecessor HTC Wildfire
Successor HTC Explorer, HTC Desire C
Form factor Slate smartphone
Dimensions 101.3 (3.99) × 59.4 (2.34) × 12.4 (0.49) mm (in)
Weight 105 g (3.7 oz)
Operating system Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) (Upgradable to 2.3.5) with HTC Sense 2.1. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean are supported with CyanogenMod, although not officially supported)
CPU Qualcomm MSM7227 600 MHz, ARM6 type
GPU Adreno 200[1]
Memory 512 MB RAM
Storage 512 MB (150 MB available)
Removable storage Supports up to 32 GB microSD
Battery Li-ion 1230 mAh
Data inputs Multi-touch capacitive touch screen.
3-axis accelerometer
A-GPS
Proximity sensor
Light sensor
Digital compass
Display 3.2 in (8.1 cm) 65,536 color TFT LCD HVGA (320 × 480) at 180 pixels per inch.
External display No
Rear camera 5 Megapixel autofocus with LED flash and Geotagging
Front camera No
Connectivity

Europe/Asia: HSPA/WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz; Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz; Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n); Bluetooth 3.0 with FTP/OPP, A2DP, PBAP; UMA

United States: CDMA 850/1900

Australia: WCDMA 850/2100
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The HTC Wildfire S is a smartphone developed by the HTC Corporation. The model was announced on 15 February 2011 at the Mobile World Congress[2] and released in Europe three months later. It is powered by a 600 MHz Qualcomm processor and runs the Android operating system, version 2.3.5.[3] However, by rooting the user is able to install versions such as Android 4.0 and Android 4.1.[4] The Wildfire S includes an TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen and a 5-megapixel camera.[5]

It is considered to be an update of 2010's HTC Wildfire, having a newer processor, support for the faster Bluetooth 3.0 specification, and crucially, a screen with double the resolution (HVGA, updated from QVGA). It also has the newer Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) version of the Android OS and an upgrade of HTC's Sense UI.

Also unlike its predecessor, there is no trackball or pad.

Availability[edit]

In the United Kingdom, the Wildfire S is available from several carriers, including 3 (Hutchison 3G), Vodafone, Orange, Tesco Mobile, T-Mobile and O2.

In the United States, it is available through carriers US Cellular, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA[6] and MetroPCS;[7] in Canada through Bell Canada and Virgin Mobile Canada; in Australia through Telstra; in New Zealand through Telecom New Zealand; and in India it is available in open market.

In Ireland, it is available through networks Meteor, eMobile, Vodafone, O2, 3 (Hutchison 3G), and Tesco Mobile.

In Bulgaria, it is available through networks Mobiltel, GLOBUL and Vivacom.

In Pakistan, it is available throughout in market and uses networks are Telenor, Ufone, Jazz and Zong.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ February 18, 2011 (2011-02-18). "HTC Incredible S, Desire S and Wildfire S showcased at MWC". Mobilegyaan.com. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  2. ^ http://mwc2011.techradar.com/2011/02/htc-wildfire-s-brings-android-gingerbread-on-a-budget/
  3. ^ "Support: Software update: HTC Wildfire S". Support.t-mobile.com. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  4. ^ "Android 4.0 ICS for HTC Wildfire S! (LeWa OS + CM9) - HTC Wildfire S Blog - Tutorials, Root, Tips and Tricks". HTC Wildfire S Blog. 2012-06-13. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  5. ^ Serbia (2011-02-15). "HTC Wildfire S Product Overview - HTC Smartphones". Htc.com. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  6. ^ "Virgin Mobile USA". Virginmobileusa.marketwire.com. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  7. ^ MetroPCS[dead link]

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