HTC Looks at Revival with Wildfire X, an Entry-Level Phone

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HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer which exited the Indian market last year, recently made a comeback with a new smartphone, the HTC Wildfire X. The new Wildfire X is being offered in two variant, one with 3GB RAM with an introductory price of Rs 10,999 and a 4GB RAM variant worth Rs 13,999.
The models will be available on Flipkart for purchase from August 22, 12 pm onwards and will be available for 1,000 cheaper as an introductory offer.
The HTC Wildfire X sports a 3D OPVD mirror finish and flaunts Hyper Optical patterns at the back. The phone is offered in a single colour – Sapphire Blue. In addition to the standard 1-year warranty, the Wildfire X comes with a 6 months no-questions-asked accidental damage protection and a complimentary pickup and drop service.
Top features and specification
Design and Display: Wildfire X comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ display. It runs at a resolution of 720×1,520pixels. It is a full-screen display with a waterdrop-style notch that houses the front camera. It has an 88.8 percent screen-to-body ratio. The back features a laminated plastic with a glossy finish that appears like glass. This gives it a modern look.
Hardware and Storage: HTC’s latest phone is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core SoC clocked at 2GHz. The smartphone is offered in two RAM and storage models. The base model comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The higher model comes with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. There is a hybrid SIM card slot, allowing you to expand the storage up to 256GB, using a microSD card.
Operating System and Security: HTC Wildfire X runs on the latest Android 9 Pie.
MyBuddy: The smartphone also comes preloaded with the “Mybuddy” feature that is touted to offer personal security to users, allowing it to be easily tracked in case it is lost or stolen.
Camera and Connectivity: The HTC Wildfire X has the triple rear camera that consists of a 12-megapixel primary sensor with 1.25-micron pixel size, 8-megapixel secondary sensor, and a 5-megapixel tertiary, depth sensor. The rear camera supports 8x hybrid zoom and is paired with a dual-tone LED flash.
For selfies, the HTC Wildfire X houses an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front along with a wide-angle, 86-degree lens.
Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Battery and Miscellaneous: The Wildfire X packs a 3,300 mAh battery. Further, the HTC Wildfire X comes with an array of sensors that include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. There is also a fingerprint sensor at the back.
The HTC Wildfire X sports good looks, decent hardware and cameras, fairly big battery and good screen. The phone is also very light in weight. HTC exited the Indian market last year amid rising competition, falling sales and losses and thus with its latest launch HTC is not only reviving the Wildfire-series but also hoping to revive its fortunes.

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