HTC Wildfire S, an Android based smartphone available with UK based store The Carphone warehouse. HTC Wildfire S is the successor of HTC Wildfire which is a big hit at many markets.
The Carphone Warehouse is offering this budget Android phone for free with a two year contract. The plan start at £20 (about $33) with Orange UK. Inturn buyers will get 250MB of data, 100 minutes of air-time and unlimited texts - an extra £5 ups that to 300 minutes and 500MB of data.
Speaking about the smartphone, HTC Wildfire S is one of the smallest, lightest smartphone sporting a bright 3.2 inch HVGA, TFT Capacitive touchscreen. It is loaded with the latest HTC Sense UI v3.0 with touch sensitive controls. HTC Wildfire S equipped with a 600 MHz ARM 11 processor coupled with 512 MB ROM & 512 MB RAM, which delivers a better performance. The external memory slot allows up to 32 GB Micro SD/SDHC Card. The pre-loaded Android OS is v2.2 Froyo, where an upgrade for the latest version could be a un answerable question for now.
HTC Wildfire S sports a 5.0 Mega Pixels Camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash. The camera is capable of recording videos at DVD quality (720x480 Pixels) at 24fps. There is no secondary camera available with this smartphone. However, this is enabled with video calling facility. The other features include Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi Hotspot, 3G (HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 384 Kbps). HTC Wildfire S is pre-loaded with integrated Social networking sites for a better entertainment while on the go. There are a few hardware upgrades noticed when compared this with the predecessor. Slightly improved screen size, internal memory and so on.