HTC has announced a new budget smartphone in India which revives its old Wildfire nameplate. The HTC Wildfire X is no longer a tiny smartphone and it now comes with a larger display and more cameras.
Upfront the HTC Wildfire X comes with a 6.2″ waterdrop display that has a tiny notch at the top. It pushes an HD+ resolution and it boasts a screen-to-body ratio of 88.8%. The device also gets a 3D curved back that features a reflective effect which HTC calls “Hyper Optical patterns glitter.”
Under the hood, it runs on a MediaTek Helio P22 processor that comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage for the base model. If you need more, the higher variant is equipped with 4GB RAM + 128GB of storage.
In the imaging department, the device comes with a 12MP main camera, an 8MP telephoto camera with 2X optical zoom and a 5MP camera for depth sensing. For selfies, it comes with an 8MP front shooter.
Powering the device is a 3,300mAh battery and it supports a standard 10W charging. The device also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. In India, HTC is bundling a Prime Care protection which offers 6 months of accidental damage protection on top of the 1-year comprehensive warranty.
The HTC Wildfire X with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage version is priced at 10,999INR (about RM646) while the higher-spec 4GB RAM + 128GB storage option is going for 13,999INR (about RM822). The device will be going on sale on 22nd August 2019 via Flipkart.
So far there are no details yet if this device will be released in other markets. Previously, it was speculated that HTC will be releasing a total of 4 new Wildfire devices this year.
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