HTC Wildfire Coming to the States via Alltel, Others

Looking for a budget Android device that’s worth your money and still looks cool? Than you’re looking for the HTC Wildfire. Now that it’ll become available to the USA on multiple carriers, people will have to take yet another budget device into consideration.  It’s one of the best budget handsets available, sporting Android 2.1, a capacitive touchscreen and lots of other cool features.  The first carrier to offer the phone will be Alltel.  The carrier is selling the device for a low $29.99 with a two-year service agreement and mail-in rebate.

We’ll be back with more once we know the other carriers involved in bringing this low cost beauty to the United States.  Full specs after the jump!

  • Qualcomm MSM7225 528 MHz processor
  • 512MB ROM, 384MB RAM
  • Android 2.1 (Eclair) and Sense UI, 2.2 update promised
  • 2.8-inch QVGA TFT capacitive touch screen
  • 5 megapixel camera w/auto focus, LED flash
  • 802.11 b/g
  • GPS, AGPS
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
  • 3.5mm audio jack; microUSB
  • Proximity sensor
  • G-sensor
  • Compass
  • Light sensor
  • FM radio
  • Optical joystick

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1 Comment

  1. David
    October 28, 23:28 Reply

    Wow for a budget phone that thing has got some pretty nice specs. It’s got a small screen apparently but wow, where are you going to get a 5 megapixel camera for $30 bucks? That’s insane and awesome.

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