After almost a year after shutting down its India operations, Taiwanese tech giant HTC is back in India and has launched a new smartphone -- Wildfire X. The Wildfire X comes pre-loaded with the ‘Mybuddy’ feature, which HTX claims offers personal security to users.
The HTC Wildfire X is priced at Rs 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option and the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs Rs 12,999. Both the models come only in sapphire blue colour and will go on sale through Flipkart starting August 22.
The company also announced launch offers including coupons worth Rs 3,750 for Vodafone and Idea customers, along with an additional 500MB data per day for 18 months.
The smartphone comes with a 3D OPVD mirror finish with hyper optical patterns at the back. The Mybuddy feature allows users to trigger a loud alarm, send live location information, and record and transmit audio/ video of the surroundings in real time.
The smartphone features a 6.22-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) HD+ IPS display with a waterdrop notch and offers 88.8 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The Wildfire X is powered by an octa-core SoC, coupled with 3GB and 4GB RAM options.
At the back, the smartphone comes with a triple rear cameras consisting of a 12MP primary sensor with 1.25-micron pixel size, an 8MP secondary sensor, and a 5MP tertiary, depth sensor. The rear camera also supports 8x hybrid zoom and is paired with a dual-tone LED flash. There is an 8MP selfie camera sensor along with an 86-degree wide angle lens.
The smartphone offers 32GB and 128GB of onboard storage options and can be expanded to 256GB. Other connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone is fuelled by a 3,300mAh battery.