The HTC Wildfire S was released in May 2011 as a low-end smartphone especially meant for the emerging markets. The phone is 101.3 mm long, 59.4 wide, 12.4 thin, and weights 1.5 grams. The 3.2-inch TFT capacitive display has a resolution of 480 x 320 and a pixel density of 180 ppi.
The operating system was Android 2.3 Gingerbread when the smartphone was shipped, but the OS can be upgraded to version 2.3.5. When it comes to the hardware, the HTC Wildfire S sports a Qulacomm MSM7227 Snapdragon ARM 11 CPU clocked at 600 MHz, and an Adreno 200 GPU.
Memory-wise, the device has 512 MB of RAM, 512 MB of internal memory and a 2 GB microSD which can be replaced by a bigger one (up to 32 GB). Additionally, the HTC Wildfire S comes with a 5 MP camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, and 480p video recording capabilities. Unfortunately, it doesn’t feature a secondary camera mounted on the front case.
Connectivity-wise, the HTC Wildfire S comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, stereo FM radio with RDS and microUSB 2.0. Other features that can be helpful are Voice memo, Organizer, Predictive text input and others.
Last but not least, the smartphone is kept alive by a Li-Ion 1230 mAh battery cell that can provide a 570 hour autonomy in stand-by and up to 6 hours of talk time and internet browsing. The phone is available in 4 different color options: Black, Silver, Brown and Lilac.