HTC Wildfire X launched in India

HTC India has unveiled its new phone – Wildfire X in India. It brings a standard design choice and low-key spec sheet. As evident from the teaser, this one sports a waterdrop notch and gradient suit. Inside, you have an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 driving it. Let’s unwrap the features to see what all the new phone from Wildfire series has up its sleeve.

HTC Wildfire X highlights

Wildfire X has a 6.22-inch HD+ IPS waterdrop notch display with 88.8% screen-to-body ratio. Within that tiny cavity resides the phone’s 8MP selfie snapper.

HTC Wildfire X launched in India
Source: Flipkart listing

As for the back, the back homes a troika, comprising a 12MP (Main, 1.25 μm) coupled with an 8MP (8x hybrid Zoom, 2x Lossless Optical Zoom) sensor and a 5MP depth-sensing unit. Besides the cameras, you get a capacitive fingerprint scanner.

HTC Wildfire X launched in India
Source: Flipkart listing

The phone comes in a smooth curvy body which is 7.95 mm slim. The 3D OPVD mirror finish gives it an aesthetic appeal and ergonomic build. Like many other gradient phones, light reflects off its Sapphire Blue body glittering the Hyper Optical patterns.

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The internals holds together an octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 chipset along with upto 4GB RAM and 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD. HTC gives Android 9.0 (Pie) as software. Then there is a menial 3300mAh battery with 10W charging support.


HTC has included a ‘Mybuddy’ security feature that allows you to share your real-time location, record, transmit sound/video of the surrounding, and trigger even a loud alarm at the time of distress. You also get the typical goodies like 3.5mm headphone jack, FM Radio, USC Type-C, Dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.1.

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HTC Wildfire X Pricing and Availability

HTC Wildfire X launched in India
Source: Flipkart listing

HTC Wildfire X starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM with 64GB storage variant and a 4GB RAM with 128GB storage model costing Rs. 12,999 in India. You could buy it from Flipkart starting August 22nd.

As an introductory offer, you could grab the device at discounted pricing from Flipkart, probably for a limited period.

Other launch offers include –

  • Any new or existing Vodafone Idea Limited customer will be given Rs75x50 (Rs. 3750) Coupons in his/her MyVodafone/MyIdea (MVA/MIA) App. Once customer recharges with Rs. 255/- through MVA/MIA, Rs.75 coupon can be redeemed. User will get an additional 0.5 GB data per day for 18 months.
  • Finally, there is also 6 months of accidental damage protection and the 1-year warranty including complimentary pickup and drop facility.

HTC Wildfire X Specs

Model HTC Wildfire X
Display 6.22-inch (1520 × 720 pixels) 19:9 aspect ratio
Processor 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (12nm )processor with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
Memory 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
Rear Camera 12MP rear camera with 1.25um pixel size, LED flash, 8MP camera for 2x Lossless Optical Zoom and 8x Hybrid Zoom, 5MP depth sensor
Front Camera 8MP front-facing camera, 86-degree FoV
Battery 3300mAh (typical) built-in battery with 10W charging


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