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HTC Wildfire S review: S-size droid

HTC Wildfire S review: S-size droid - read the full textMini phones are hot and HTC don’t want you take Sony Ericsson’s word on that. What started as a small niche is now a segment that keeps growing – and one that no manufacturer can afford to ignore. Sony Ericsson have just announced their...


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which phone should i go for htc wildfire s or samsung ace s5830 ???

i am also confused in these 2 mobile which one to buy....

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  • 2011-06-16 10:25
  • vwky

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-06-14 17:16 from UijK - click to readOf course it can open pdf.

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  • 2011-06-15 13:17
  • 0Ud1

So this phone cant open and view pdf's?
Also, is the battery life of this phone considered good/acceptable? how many hrs/days(ambitious?) could it last without recharging but with normal usage like texting, occasional net surfing..?

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  • 2011-06-14 17:16
  • UijK

which phone should i go for htc wildfire s or samsung ace s5830 ???

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  • 2011-06-10 03:18
  • utr9

This might make a nice little portable hotspot device with occasional phone functionality. The slow cpu is actually a good thing if all u care about is battery life. Can anyone comment on battery life with 3G and hotspot on all day?

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  • 2011-06-08 19:24
  • sxd%

i am planning to buy a fone in 12- 14k range
which is wildfire s or nokia c6-01 or sony ericson xperia mini...
guyz plz help..??

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  • 2011-06-08 07:38
  • utkB

> In reply to Markus @ 2011-05-30 20:14 from 0Udy - click to readthey are higher end :)

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  • 2011-06-07 10:15
  • PTRS

> In reply to Mark @ 2011-06-06 14:30 from i495 - click to readno, actually you have to press one finger at a time and then it asks you to input your next hand

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  • 2011-06-06 15:56
  • 3cqh

What about the multi-touch already available at HTC Wildfire?? Is it available is HTC Wildfire S ??

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  • 2011-06-06 14:30
  • i495

Will this phone be able to handle Icecream OS?

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  • 2011-06-01 15:43
  • 3WJK

> In reply to eddman @ 2011-05-28 18:27 from j%4b - click to readSo,C6-01 is not a high-end phone compared to N8 because screen is 0.3 inch smaller and has no FM radio? :)) You are really funny.And,if N8 is a high-end phone,how should be called Samsung Galaxy S or HTC Sensation? Galactic Phones? :D

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  • 2011-05-30 20:14
  • 0Udy

yes, Cpu has a lot to do with Phone speed but also depend on each developer to utilize the best out of their device.

I remember Iphone classic has low cpu but still able to play Angry Bird very smoothly. By the way, SS ace has the same cpu as wildfire S but they overclocked to get better speed which result in unstable performance and battery eaters.

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  • 2011-05-30 06:05
  • 2x5i

surely a superb phone entry level i bought is 3days back for 13700 from delhi...but sorry no white color for india atpresent but black looks cute too...really responding well >24hrs backup without wifi...but still all applications are cool...what else you issue is there no hot key for camera...little delicate...if you want to take a snap of yourself then u must need a nice phone...

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  • 2011-05-29 18:03
  • vGUx

> In reply to Markus @ 2011-05-28 11:14 from 0Udm - click to readYou're being sarcastic, right? The differences between N8 and C6-01 are more than just camera.

Smaller display at 3.2 inches. N8's is 3.5 inches.
No secondary internal storage. N8 has 16GB.
No FM transmitter.
No HDMI. Only SD TV-out through the 3.5mm jack.
No Active noise cancellation

C6-01 is a good phone and has one of the best displays among phones, clearblack, but it's not a high-end phone. It should be compared with wildfire S and galaxy ace.

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  • 2011-05-28 18:27
  • j%4b

Nokia C6-01 is the best Nokia phone(same as N8 except cam) Why do you compare it with cheapest HTC!? You should compare it with HTC Sensation!

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  • 2011-05-28 11:14
  • 0Udm

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-27 18:23 from L4Dg - click to read"Also, 450$? You are crazy or what? C6-01 costs 260$ at Amazon."
I see you can't even read.I said "when launched". It was almost 500$,almost double than Wildfire S.Who's the crazy now...?

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  • 2011-05-27 22:10
  • 0Udr

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-27 15:29 from 0Udd - click to readYou think android phones are problem free?!
Nevertheless, I proved you wrong about ovi maps. That's the point.

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  • 2011-05-27 21:35
  • j%4b

This review is incorrect! The phone has ambient light sensor, aluminum face (only the battery cover is plastic), full free QuickOffice viewer+editor (word, excel, ppt) from "HTC Hub->Apps and Plug-ins", 2 skins preinstalled.

The real downside is only 150mb available to the user for installs that do not support move 2 sd card and camera performance (and for extreme users: short battery life).

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  • 2011-05-27 18:56
  • Lax6

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-27 09:22 from 0UdD - click to read"So what's the point of having secondary cam if you can't use it on messenger?"

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  • 2011-05-27 18:31
  • j%4b

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-27 09:22 from 0UdD - click to readAll companies use Android instead of Symbian because Android is free and open-source so everyone can use this thing... Symbian is not open source anymore and only Nokia can use it. You are completely wrong, I don't think they are stupid, they are very smart since Android manufacturers don't need brains to make their own OS.
I didn't see many C6-01 and Wildfire S reviews, so I can't trust what you said, also, I don't really trust in most reviewers, mostly are biased americans websites that fall in love with any phone with Android within.
I didn't said that Symbian looks better than Sense UI. Those UI are basically only your homescreen and I've mentioned that's the only part from Wildfire S that looks better IMO. I think you should try to read my comment again.
Also, Ovi Maps doesn't need internet connection, another proof that you don't know anything about what you are talking.
As I've said, there are plenty of messenger clients for Symbian and some of them can send files and all, not sure about video calls since I don't really care about it.
The point of a Secondary cam? Aw man:
"Secondary camera is a lot useful to make self-portraits and videos, use as mirror and make video-calls."
Why the hell I want a new ROM in my phone? That's only useful for Android phones abandoned by the manufacturer. You can overclock your Android phone? For what? To overheat your device and double the battery consumption? All right, good luck with that. Also, no need for overclock on S^3 devices.
You can emulate SNES and GBA games on Symbian, PSX not yet but PSX4All is upcoming. Also, Nokia announced that will be supporting Symbian at least until 2016 and you should search for Myriad Alien Dalvi, so you should think again when saying that "there a lot of things that Symbian can't do and will never do".
Don't get me wrong, Wildfire S obviously has advantages with the Android OS, but C6-01 has a bunch of very considerable advantages on the hardware side and a lot of things that you said about Symbian isn't truth.
Also, 450$? You are crazy or what? C6-01 costs 260$ at Amazon.

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  • 2011-05-27 18:23
  • L4Dg

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