HTC Adds New Wildfire Model with the R70

It’s more affordable than the Wildfire X

HTC adds another model to its entry-level Wildfire line with the R70. Positioned as a more affordable version of the Wildfire X, the Wildfire R70 gets a bigger display and a bigger battery but with modest internals: Helio P23, 2GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage.

For the cameras, the Wildfire R70 has a better 16-megapixel main snapper that boasts of 1.4um pixels but is accompanied by a macro camera and depth sensor instead.

HTC Wildfire R70 Specs

  • MediaTek Helio P23 octa-core processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Mali-G71 MP2 GPU
  • 6.53-inch HD+ LCD display
  • 32GB of expandable storage
  • Triple rear cameras: 16-megapixel f/1.75 main camera with 1.4um pixels; 2-megapixel macro camera; 2-megapixel depth sensor; with PDAF, LED flash
  • 8-megapixel f/2.0 front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • 4000 mAh battery with 10w charging
  • Android 9 Pie with HTC Sense

There’s no word yet about its official pricing, but expect it to be more affordable than the Wildfire X.


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