MetroPCS Wildfire S

  • MetroPCS Wildfire S
72
Based on 38 scores, 61 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    14
  • Average:
    9
  • Bad:
    12

Pros:

  • Cute and tiny.
  • Bright, colorful display.
  • FM radio.

Cons:

  • Low-end specs.
  • Short battery life.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Mag on 60

The HTC Wildfire S is an average, low-end Android phone for MetroPCS, and you can do better for less money. ...

By eTech Reviews on -

HTC Wildfire S remains underpowered and builds on its popular predecessor, with its more alluring design and superior display. It is a beautifully designed Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with plethora of additional software features and decent...

By CNET UK on -

So there we have it: five phones that are all worthy of your attention if you don't want to spend all your cash on the latest top-end handset. Make sure to check out all our reviews and price comparisons to make sure you're getting the phone...

By cnet on 60

Despite its small stature, the HTC Wildfire S is well-crafted and easy on the eye. Unfortunately, a slow data network holds it...

By Channel Pro on 100

The first Wildfire was the best budget Android handset we'd seen. We test its successor, the Wildfire S HTC’s original Wildfire offered a full-fat Android experience in a budget handset, and was a PC Pro favourite for a while. But as more...

By TechSmart.co.za on -

Smartphone buyers looking for a budget-friendly mobile device no longer have to settle for underpowered devices with unimpressive displays, as this price category is inhabited by some capable performers including the Samsung Galaxy Gio and HTC ChaCha....

By Pocketnow on 50

If you're looking for an entry-level phone, but want all the features and benefits of Android, this is the phone for you. It fits in-hand wonderfully, is very well built, has all the minimum requirements that you need in a smartphone, and is priced...

By Ubergizmo on -

for casual users) Cute: Most people would probably agree that the HTC Wildfire S is a cutie. It’s size and curvy design are eye-catching and it feels great in the hand or in the pocket. It does everything that HTC pitches: sharing photos and...

By MobileTechReview on 60

If you just want to browse the web, do email, send texts and take some surprisingly decent photos and video, the Wildfire S does it in a stylish package. The display is sharp and colorful, though at 3.2", men with large hands will probably find the...

By Reseller News on -

It is almost shocking that the Wildfire S is the first HTC Android-based phone released locally. HTC has produced model after model of Android phone since its first, known as the Dream, launched in October 2008. In fact, the HTC Dream was the first...

By Phone Scoop on -

It’s tempting to think that an inexpensive smartphone is going to suck, but that's not the case with HTC's Wildfire S. Even though it has some stripped down features (no front camera for video chat, no dual-core processor,) the features it...

By SlashGear on -

To wrap things up I’d have to give this device a thumbs-up. For a first time smartphone or first time Android user this would be the ideal device. Some might want something larger but for the size and everything you get it really is awesome. For...

By Android Central on -

One fortunate side-effect of all the craziness going on at the expensive end of the smartphone spectrum is that more-affordable devices are starting to become faster and better. Last year’s HTC Wildfire underwhelmed us a little, with its sub-par...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

HTC's Wildfire S offers decent value for money, but doesn't come without compromises. However, those looking for a relatively compact and affordable smartphone are likely to be pleased with its combination of excellent build quality and...

By Canadian Reviewer on 80

By Gadjo Cardenas SevillaWe've seen our share of micro-smartphones this year. We recently reviewed the Motorola DEFY, the HP-Palm Pre 2 and Sony's Xperia X10 Mini. HTC's Widlfire S joins the ranks of undersized yet over achieving smartphones...

By 3G UK on 60

While the Wildfire S is a nice addition to the range of affordable smartphones already available, it suffers from the amount of competition that its big brother never experienced, and with no stand-out features it may disappear into the crowd. HTC...

By Mobile Choice on 60

A welcome addition to the affordable smartphone tier, but there’s nothing here to separate it from an increasingly busy crowd....

By PC Pro on 83

Improves on the original in every way, even if it’s squeezed by increasingly affordable competitors...

By FoneArena on -

While the original HTC Wildfire was a pint-sized alternative to the flagship HTC Desire, it cut a few too many corners in order to keep its price (not to mention dimensions) down. The screen showcased an awkward 240×320 pixel resolution and as a...

By CellPhoneQuick on -

Being limited to 640×480 video recording is a little disappointing, especially when many other smartphones with similar 5MP cameras manage 720p video capture with no trouble.Also, the phone struggles to actually record. The digital zoom, while nice...