Posts tagged with: Wildfire S

[Full Wildfire S Review] Successor to the original HTC Wildfire, the Wildfire S was released in July 2011. It is powered by Google Android 2.3.3 with HTC Sense UI 2.1. Inside is a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227T processor with 512MB of RAM and ROM. Its 3.2-inch color transflective TFT display has a 320 x 480 WVGA resolution. The Wildfire S sports a five-megapixel camera with LED flash on back. Read on for the latest Wildfire S news, reviews and videos:

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    HTC just formally announced its Desire C, a pretty low-end phone from a hardware standpoint, but at least one that will arrive running Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense 4.0. With only a 600MHz processor, the Desire C didn't sound like it would deliver much in the performance department. Some early benchmarks, though, suggest it might have a leg up on its peers. GSM Dome got its hands on a Desire C, and promptly ran the phone through a barrage of benchmarks. The Desire C pulled-down a Quadrant score of 1452 and an AnTuTu total of 1929. Looking to give those some context, the site prepared ...

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    HTC is doing its best, unlike Motorola, to keep the promise Peter Chou made with regards to unlocking bootloaders. Several different phone models are now unlockable via the HTCdev website, among which all devices released after September 2011, and even prior to that date. According to a recent tweet, new phones have been added to the unlock list. If you have an HTC Wildfire S, Wildfire, Salsa, Merge, or Desire, you can now unlock its bootloader -- given that you understand the risks and that it will void your warranty. However, that never stopped the community so if you feel like, jump ...

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    Along with the recent update that HTC brought to the European version of their Incredible S, they' just launched updates for more devices on their line-up. If you're currently rocking an HTC Desire HD, your device will be updated to Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, which includes a couple of bug fixes. The only cool thing about the update is the fact that HTC upgrades your device to their latest HTC Sense 3.0. If your device is an HTC Wildfire S, you'll also get bumped to Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, though sadly you'll only go as far as HTC Sense 2.1 for now. We sadly still have no word regarding ...

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    We've already seen the recent Bit9 study which unveiled popular Android smartphones being vulnerable to malware exploits and hacking attempts and now it's time for a North Carolina State University research to raise a couple of questions regarding pre-installed software. Researchers Michael Grace, Yajin Zhou, Zhi Wang, and Xuxian Jiang at NCSU analyzed popular smartphones: HTC Legend, HTC EVO 4G, HTC Wildfire S, Motorola Droid, Motorola Droid X, Samsung Epic 4G, Google Nexus One and Google Nexus S. The research found that while the model implementation of Android on Google's own handsets ...

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    A couple days ago, we got an early look at the LG Optimus Slider as it will come to Virgin Mobile, thanks to Best Buy launching the phone's product page a little early. Back then, we still didn't have any idea of the release plans for the handset. Virgin Mobile's now here with the answers we seek, revealing all in its formal announcement of the Optimus Slider, alongside the HTC Wildfire S. The Optimus Slider may be better-known to you as the LG Enlighten on Verizon, a Gingerbread-running QWERTY slider with an 800MHz processor. It sports a 3.2-inch HVGA screen and a 3.2-megapixel camera. ...

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    Lately we've gotten accustomed to high-end, expensive smartphones. The low-end is still primarily populated with the "dumb" flip-style phones. Apple has opted for selling older versions of its iPhone as "entry level". HTC, on the other hand, has decided to offer slower, less feature-rich phones as their entry-level models. Such is the case with the modestly spec'd HTC Wildfire S, a very compact, reasonably priced smartphone, powered by Android and HTC's own Sense UI. Originally released in May 2011, the Wildfire S is a relative new-comer to T-Mobile USA. BOX CONTENTS The Wildfire S comes ...

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    The HTC Wildfire S has been around for quite a while in Europe and Asia, but it's only recently made its debut in the United States. Released by T-Mobile, HTC's Wildfire S is a compact, entry-level, Android-powered smartphone with a small screen, and a "slow" processor. In this in-depth, detailed video we'll look at all the built-in apps, HTC's Sense UI, and run some benchmarks to see just how well this little phone performs.

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    The HTC Wildfire S is the latest Android-powered smartphone I've had the opportunity to review. Generally I'll shoot an unboxing and hardware overview video, spend a day or two using the phone, shoot a video using the phone's camcorder, then start getting into the software and performance metrics to wrap up the review. This time, however, I ran into some technical "difficulties" that set me back a few days. The problem? I could only shoot 480p video with the phone. I factory-reset a few times only to have the same problem. I dug and dug to see if others had this "problem". After all, the ...

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    The Wildfire S is a very small, reasonably inexpensive Android-powered phone from HTC, now available for T-Mobile USA. It runs Android 2.3.3 with HTC Sense 2.1 on a 600MHz processor (you read that correctly). What's amazing is it's pretty snappy, looks great, feels good in-hand, and does a lot of things that only the expensive, high-end Android-phones do. In this video we'll unbox this little guy, take a look at what comes with it, and do a hardware walk-around. We'll save software and bench-marking for our next video (so make sure you have subscribed to our video channel so you don't miss ...

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    After hearing only rumors of HTC's Wildfire S landing on T-Mobile in the US, we finally saw the smartphone in a render with T-Mobile branding back near the end of last month. Just a day later, the official announcement was upon us, setting the handset up for an August 3 release. Sure as sugar, the Wildfire S is now available at T-Mobile for just $80, after rebate, on-contract. Make no mistake: the Wildfire S is far from the top of HTC's lineup, but it's not exactly aimed at the smartphone elite, either. Though the feature set is a bit limited, this Android is priced for the user ...

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    HTC has launched the Wildfire S, refresh to the original Wildfire, with the occasion of this year's MWC in Barcelona and the phone has since passed FCC en-route to AT&T as well as T-Mobile -- even wearing the carrier logo. It now appears that the mid-range Taiwanese phone has visited the Commission again, this time showing off its CDMA support. Taking into consideration that the leaked U.S. Cellular rebate form mentioned the Wildfire S, we wouldn't be surprised to see the phone on the carrier soon, and who knows, maybe even on other network operators line-up too! With its single core ...

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    We just got word that T-Mobile US will be offering the HTC Wildfire S to it's customers on August 3rd for $79.99 with a two year service contract. It's not as feature-packed as the HTC Sensation that's also available on T-Mobile, but it's quite a bit less expensive, and you'll still get that great HTC Sense experience on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. Today, T-Mobile announces the upcoming availability of the new HTC Wildfire S - a stylish and compact Android-powered handset built with simplicity in mind. The HTC Wildfire S, expected to become available on August 3 for ...

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    For several months now, we've been watching the HTC Wildfire S, which had been rumored to be coming to T-Mobile in the States. A phone that we believe could be that T-Mobile edition of the Wildfire S showed at the FCC earlier this month, but we still lacked any evidence really tying the smartphone to the carrier. Now we've finally gotten our first look at the Wildfire S in T-Mobile livery, all but confirming the handset for the carrier. Still, there's something not quite right here. Despite what's clearly the Wildfire S with T-Mobile badging, the leaked document showing off the phone and a ...

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    If a leaked U.S. Cellular rebate form previously tipped on the HTC Desire II and Wildfire S, among others, coming to the carrier, the entire Q3-Q4 line-up has been recently leaked and made public. The image with the two phones above is just part of the leak AndroidCentral published and it includes some interesting phones. First we have the Motorola Electrify, your Motorola Photon, with its dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 4.3-inch qHD display, eight-megapixel camera and Android 2.3, allegedly coming October. Next up is the LG Optimus Black and its ultra-bright "NOVA" display of four inches, ...

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    A month ago U.S. Cellular told the world about its plans to bring seven Android phones and one Windows Phone to its line-up this year. From these, three will be made by HTC and if we take the one Taiwanese Windows Phone out there are only two HTC Android phones left. According to the image above -- which is really a leaked U.S. Cellular rebate form -- we know that the carrier is preparing the HTC Desire II and the HTC Wildfire S. The Desire II is really the Desire S, follow-up to the popular HTC Desire, with a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, 768MB of RAM, 1.1GB of ROM, and a 3.7-inch WVGA 480x800 ...

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