May 17 AT 11:10 AM Taylor Wimberly 11 Comments

Wildfire is HTC’s next Android mini

HTC unveiled the new Android-powered Wildfire today which is their new entry-level device set to replace the Tattoo. The Wildfire will be available in Europe and Asia by Q3 2010, but there is always the chance for any HTC device to show up in the U.S.

Highlights of the Wildfire include Android 2.1 with Sense UI, 3.2 inch QVGA display, 528 MHz processor, and 5 megapixel camera with flash. Customers will be able to choose from four colors including red, black, white, and gray.

For a closer look at the HTC Wildfire, see Engadget’s hands on report.

HTC Wildfire specs include:

  • Android 2.1 with HTC Sense
  • 512 MB flash
  • 384 RAM
  • 106.75 x 60.5 x 11.99mm
  • 3.2-inch QVGA TFT capacitive touch screen
  • WCDMA/HSPA: 900/2100 or AWS/1900 or 850/2100 MHz
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900
  • 802.11b/g Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
  • GPS/AGPS
  • 3.5mm audio jack and microUSB
  • 5 Megapixel camera with auto focus and LED flash
  • 1300 mAh battery
  • 440 minutes of talk-time on WCDMA, 490 on GSM
  • 690 hours on standby for WCDMA, 480 for GSM
  • microSD memory card slot, SD 2.0 compatible
  • Proximity sensor, G-sensor, Compass, Light sensor, FM radio, Optical joystick
  • 528 MHz Qualcomm MSM7225 chipset

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  • http://Website nexxus

    Not bad at all. They missed the ball though with all those colors and not pink because I could definitely see my girl using this. Still not bad for an entry level android.

  • http://Website Marc

    Hmmm… the Wildfire seems to be similar, if not better than my hero! If this is a low end budget phone like I’ve been reading then what does this make mine!?

    More importantly, technology is moving so quickly now. How crazy are the phones going ti be post-Evo? I’m not annoyed about the quick advancements. and how fast my phone has gone out of date, I won’t bring up the whole 2.1 issue again. I’m just looking forward to June/July time 2011 when I can upgrade. I’m feeling I could pick something up with as much power as most laptops! Here’s hoping…

  • http://Website ms. matrix

    I loving this phone! I love the red! *sigh* its a shame tmobile couldn’t get phones like it. If it came out eariler and in the U.S. I would have gotten his phone instead of the cliq xt.

  • kc_soo

    Same strategy that used on HD mini~ aiks~ dont like the slower CPU~

  • http://Website John Doe

    QVGA in 2010 = FAIL

    • http://Website Jorge

      Its an entry level phone…

  • http://Website acer_liquid

    Excellent specs. If Froyo 2.2 is supported on it with its JIT compiler, the CPU will be more than capable for most things.

  • http://Website magic smarties

    Looks like a short fat nexus one but colourful. I think htc sense should be a choice, cos I only like the clock.

  • http://Website AToTheK

    I like that the GSM standyby is shorter then the GSM talk time :)

  • http://Website Canterrain

    Over at engadget they list out a few new widgets and features that will be included with the wildfire.

    I wish these sort of things would be pushed out to other HTC phones. Right now it looks at though the official update to the hero won’t even come with friendstream. I say boo to that and if true will be adding that to the reasons I won’t go to the official update.