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HTC Golf To Be Called Wildfire C

HTC will launch a new entry level smartphone called the Wildfire C according to Pocketnow. The website published a press shot of the phone and claims that the phone - whose codename is the HTC Golf, will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Pocketnow says that the Wildfire C will come by the end of June and will have a five megapixel camera. Other features include a single-core processor (we bet on a Qualcomm MSM7227a clocked at 800MHz), 512MB RAM, 4GB onboard storage, a 3.2-inch 480 by 320 pixel display (one of the lowest resolutions ICS would support).

LIke the One series launched at Mobile World Congress, it is more than likely that the Wildfire C comes with two year worth of cloud storage (25GB from Dropbox) together with a microSD card slot.

As for the rest of the features, we will almost certainly get a front facing camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and HTC Sense UI. How low will HTC go with the Wildfire C remains a mystery.

Given that the Huawei Ascend G300 costs only £100 at Vodafone and has a significantly better configuration (one that actually matches the HTC Desire S and the Samsung Galaxy S), don't be surprised if the Wildfire C sells for much less than £99.

Source : Pocketnow (opens in new tab)

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.