HTC has announced its Wildfire X smartphone recently, it is the first Wildfire Branded device since 2011. Which means that finally HTC has decided to revive its Wildfire series with this smartphone. Back then HTC Wildfire S was running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, with Snapdragon S1. Now in 2019 HTC Wildfire X features a rear facing fingerprint Scanner, and it has 3D OPVD mirror finish on the back. The branding of HTC is placed below the fingerprint scanner. Wildfire X has three rear camera setup for capturing high quality images.
HTC Announced Wildfire X to Revive its Wildfire Brand
These three cameras are placed at the top left corner of the smartphones back, in a vertically aligned manner. Due to the design of HTC Wildfire X, rear cameras are slightly extend out on the back surface, which is fine.
Looks & Design
Speaking of the design, all three physical buttons are present on the right side and the back side is curved on all corners. With rounded display corners and the water drop notch for front facing camera, HTC Wildfire X does have a luxury appearance. Although bezels of this smartphone are generally very thin but no one know why, below the display it has a rather awkward plastic panel. It don’t looks bad in any way, but it kind of ruins the fact that this phone has thin bezels.
HTC Wildfire X is equipped with a security feature called “My buddy”, which enables you to record and transmit sounds and video of their surroundings. You can share your real time location with this feature as well. This smartphone is 7.95 mm thick, 156.7 mm tall in length and 74.94mm wide. Over all it is a really good looking phone and a strong Contender from HTC to compete with other rival Brands in this price range.
Specs and Features
The Display of HTC Wildfire X is 6.22-inch, with HD+ (1520×720) resolution. Processor to power up this Android Smartphone is MediaTek Helio P22. Other specification of HTC Wildfire X includes 3GB / 4GB of Ram and 32GB / 128GB of storage space. It runs Android Pie and have support for two nano SIM Cards. 3,300mAh Battery which supports 10W charging is included, to keep running the Hybrid setup of the Smartphone for decent period of time.
High Performance Camera
HTC Wildfire X offers a combination of 12 megapixel, 8 megapixel and 5 megapixel three camera setup on the back. The 12 megapixel is the main sensor, with 1.25um pixel size. Overall this camera setup can do 2x lossless zoom, plus an 8x hybrid zoom. Though 5 megapixel unit is basically a depth sensor. The front camera is 8 mega pixel, which has an 86 degree lens attached. The only color in which HTC Wildfire X is available for now is Sapphire Blue.
This smartphone is for the budget sector with the price tag of $140 to $180. The price mainly depends on specs. Sources claims that HTC will bring this phone to other markets also. Back in the peak times of HTC, Wildfire series was quite popular. But now time has changed and competition is tough. There are many Smartphone Brands, trying to beat each other in the mid-range sector to dominate this segment. It will be very interesting to see that if this smartphone can bring back the glory days for HTC.