HTC, a Taiwanese smartphone maker, launched the HTC Wilfire E3 on 15 March 2021 as the successor to the HTC Wildfire E2. From the looks of it, it seems the company was targeting to provide an affordable device with most of the modern smartphone features and it’s fair to say they did a good job. The phone is priced at around EUR 150/Rs. 13,000, falls in the entry-level category and is not the best choice as your primary smartphone. However, it will sustain your needs as your secondary smartphone especially due to a good battery capacity and internal storage.
Specifications and Features
The HTC Wildfire E3 is a 4G phone. It has a 6.5 inches IPS LCD display with a 720 x 1560 screen resolution. It has an 82.2% screen-to-body ratio and boasts a pixel density of 264 PPI. The phone runs on Android 10 out the box which is great as it offers the best security. Under the hood, the Wildfire E3 packs a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset which has an Octa-core CPU with a 1.8 GHz base frequency and a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The internal storage on this phone is enough for daily usage but the same cannot be said for the RAM. The phone is available in 2 variants; 4 GB RAM + 64 GB and 4 GB RAM + 128 GB.
The back of the phone has a total of 4 cameras with a standard 13 MP main camera. The cameras are an 8 MP ultrawide shooter, a 2 MP macro camera, and a 2 MP depth sensor. The rear camera can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps which is good in today’s smartphone standards. The selfie camera is a 13 MP sensor placed in a water-drop notch. A 4000 mAh battery with the standard 10W fast charging keeps the lights on. Sensors on the HTC Wildfire E3 include an accelerometer, proximity sensor, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a compass. Extra features include; Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Currently, the HTC Wildfire E3 is only available in Russia as that is where it was announced. However, there is a possibility of the device launching in other countries too.