HTC Wildfire X Specification, Price, and Release Date

After leaving the Indian phone market in July last year, HTC has teased its re-entry in India some days ago with the launch of a waterdrop notch smartphone. The phone is none other than the HTC Wildfire X and it was officially announced today. Although the smartphone was not manufactured by HTC and it is made by a China-based company called InOne Smart Technology, which licensed the brand for the Indian market. Now let me show you what the Wildfire entails.

HTC Wildfire X Specification, Price, and Release Date

HTC Wildfire X Features

The HTC Wildfire X is powered by a Helio P22 chipset, runs on Android 9.0 Pie, and comes in two memory configurations – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 128GB storage. The internal storage can be expanded further up to 256GB via a microSD card.

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The Wildfire X is built around a 6.2 inch HD+ display, with a screen-to-body ratio of 88.8%. It has a small notch at the top which houses the 8MP selfie camera. The back of the smartphone has a 3D OPVD mirror finish and it accommodates a fingerprint scanner and a triple camera setup.

The camera setup of the Wildfire X includes 12MP main, 8MP telephoto (2X optical zoom), and a 5MP depth sensor.

The HTC Wildfire X also comes bundled with an accessory called “MyBuddy” which is a distress companion that can trigger loud alarms in dangerous situations in addition to sharing your live location with family and friends. It can also transmit audio and video of its surroundings in real-time. As a bonus it can be used to locate your misplaced phone.

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The Wildfire X is powered with a 3300mAh and the phone will be available in a single colour – Sapphire Blue.

HTC Wildfire X Release Date

The HTC Wildfire X release date in India is slated for August 22, 2019 and you will be able to pick one from Flipkart.

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.

HTC Wildfire X Price

The HTC Wildfire X price in India is INR10,999 ($155/€140) for the 3GB/32GB model, while the 4GB/128GB variant will cost you INR13,999 ($195/€175). However, for a limited time, both variants will be available for INR1,000 ($14/€13) less.

HTC Wildfire X Specification

NETWORK
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A
LAUNCH
Announced 2019, August
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, August 22
BODY
Dimensions 156.7 x 74.9 x 8 mm (6.17 x 2.95 x 0.31 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches, 95.9 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~271 ppi density)
PLATFORM
OS Android 9 (Pie)
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
MEMORY
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA
Triple 12 MP, (wide), 1.25µm, PDAF
8 MP, (telephoto), 2x optical zoom
5 MP, depth sensor
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA
Single 8 MP
Video
SOUND
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
BATTERY
  Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 10W
MISC
Colors Sapphire Blue
Price About 150 EUR

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