HTC Wildfire X
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HTC Wildfire X does not come with a look that can grab your eyes. It has a few pros and cons:
- It is compact and looks minimalistic.
- The cameras on this phone are quite okay.
- It has a USB Type-C port
- The phone has a very simplistic and unattractive look.
- HTC Wildfire X has a slow fingerprint scanner and face unlock.
- HTC Wildfire X arrives with a low-end processor which cannot handle many applications simultaneously
- The HTC Wildfire X comes with a weak battery pack that might run out before the day ends.
As a comeback phone, the HTC Wildfire X is poor. It is not a recommended model.
HTC Wildfire X is being touted as a comeback phone of HTC. Priced at a low mid-range Rs 9,999, the phone does not look great and is not a phone that HTC fans are looking forward to.
The phone is not a value-for-money handset. It arrives with a low-end display and a low-tier processor. The battery is small and lacks enough fuel as well. It is not a phone recommended for any mid-range user and neither for budget phone users, because of its inflated price.
The HTC Wildfire X comes with the dimensions of 156.70 x 74.90 x 7.95mm. It has a moderate weight of 160 grams. It is of a plastic build and has a very simple look. It will not attract you at all. The phone does have a USB Type-C port and a headphone jack which is a plus point. However, as a comeback phone, the look of HTC Wildfire X does not have the necessary punch. Plus, the design is a smudge attractor. On the rear panel, the phone holds the fingerprint scanner along with a vertically stacked camera module.
HTC Wildfire X arrives with a 6.22-inch HD+ screen. At this price range, a FullHD screen was expected. The phone has a thick bottom and top bezel, which makes it less immersive and very dated. The resolution on this set is stuck at poor 720×1520 pixels. The display is bright but not very vibrant. You will not get a very immersive and colourful experience with this phone.
HTC Wildfire X gets its power from a low-tier MediaTek Helio P22 processor, clocked at 2GHz. It’s an inferior processor, and you can find such a processor in budget phones. As a result, the performance of the phone is quite weak and stuttery. You can play low-end games like Subway Surfer on this phone, but high-end games can suffer from frame rate drops. Plus, you cannot run multiple tasks on this phone since it can result in freezing of the phone applications. The fingerprint scanner on this phone is quite slow. There is Face Unlock too, but it turns out to be slow and extremely inaccurate.
Regarding the cameras, the HTC Wildfire X packs a rear 12MP primary camera, an 8MP camera and a 5 MP camera. Along with that, it has an 8MP selfie camera. The cameras are on this phone is quite similar to budget phones and nowhere near ‘mid-range’ phones. The photos may turn out to be decent, but it won’t have the high details or vibrancy expected from a mid-range phone. Plus, you cannot click portraits on the selfie camera. Hence, you miss out on the bokeh effect.
HTC Wildfire X gets its power from the 3,300 mAh battery. The battery is inferior since the standard battery in the market is 4000 mAh. The phone may not keep chugging for a whole day with moderate use. So, you should always keep your charger nearby.
HTC Wildfire X is an inferior phone and stands weak in the competition that it arrives. The phone has all the budget requirements but comes at the mid-range price. Thus, it is quite overpriced considering the specifications that it is providing. Overall, this phone is a poor comeback handset and not a recommended model for any user.