Remember the HTC Wildfire? Looks like it’s making a comeback


Remember the HTC Wildfire? If you’ve forgotten, we’ll forgive you. It’s a really, really old device from way back in the day that helped build the foundation for the Google Nexus One and spawned off a pretty successful Wildfire S sequel.

It looks like HTC might be revitalizing that phone for another run with the newly rumored Wildfire lineup of devices. There are four leaked models, so this might become a staple in HTC’s future plans.

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These phones will undoubtedly look a little sleeker and slimmer than the incredibly dated design of the original Wildfire (remember that weird trackball thing?) but they’ll be spanning a few different price points, too. There will be three Wildfire E devices, including E1, E2, and E3, with all of them also featuring Plus variants, as well as a Wildfire R and Wildfire R Plus. The actual naming scheme for these should be using Wildfire E, and the most high-end model will simply be called the Wildfire.

The HTC Wildfire, as seen above, will sport a 6.2-inch 720p display, MediaTek Helio P30 CPU with 3GB of RAM, and a premium, glossy finish. Nothing here will really be flagship caliber, but if that’s priced well it could end up being an attractive mid-range option.

There’s also the Wildfire E with an octa-core Spreadtrum CPU and 2GB of RAM and a 5.45″ display, with the Wildfire E Plus bumps up to a MediaTek CPU and a 6″ display. The Wildfire E1 is even slightly bigger at 6.1″ with a notched display but the same MediaTek Helio A22 chip, 3GB of RAM, and a 16-megapixel camera. All of the devices have 32GB of storage and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

These devices will certainly be competing in the budget-friendly and mid-range categories, so don’t expect anything super flashy. They also probably won’t be releasing all over the globe, since HTC’s new strategy seems to be a little more focused.

via: Android Police


Born in southern Alabama, Jared spends his working time selling phones and his spare time writing about them. The Android enthusiasm started with the original Motorola Droid, but the tech enthusiasm currently covers just about everything. He likes PC gaming, Lenovo’s Moto Z line, and a good productivity app.




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