Results are out! Find what you need...fast. Get quick advice or join the chat
Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

HTC Wildfire S

Announcements Posted on
Applying to Uni? Let Universities come to you. Click here to get your perfect place 20-10-2014
    • Thread Starter
    • 2 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I was wondering weather or not the HTC Wildfire S is a good phone? I will be getting it on contract paying £15 a month 600 mins, unlimited texts and 1gb internet data. I know its a year old phone but this offer sounds decent if the phone is decent.
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    . . . . I've had a wildfire s since last October and I really would have to advise against it. If I could afford to get rid of it, I would.
    The screen is not great either in terms of size or resolution. The internal memory is pathetic and the processr is not fast enough.

    It's slow, it's laggy. I'm having memory card issues.
    I'd say that you would be better of getting something a bit newer and slightly higher specced. There are a few that would still be in the wildfires price range.
    • 47 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by G8D)
    If you want a cheap HTC then maybe consider the new One V? It's basically the new Wildfire.
    Depends which way you look at it, but IMO it is more like a new Desire.

    OP:

    But yes, the Wildfire is kind of poor-specced. If you will be doing multi-tasking, browsing the web, watching videos, it will not really hit the mark.

    Otherwise get it if you will only listen to music, text and make phone-calls.
    • Thread Starter
    • 2 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Thanks everyone
    • 29 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    My sister has this phone on contract. Despite the fact that it's expensive, she's replacing it. It's an absolutely terrible phone.
    • Thread Starter
    • 2 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Sounds like a bad idea ordering this phone, is comes on tuesday
    • 1 follower
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    The phone is alright, its just that the low storage for apps available on the phone is disappointing (had the same problem on my desire). The update which will be preloaded/available for download will give you an extra 50mb, but its still pretty low since nowadays apps are getting bigger. But still a decent phone.

    Since you are getting it on contract, I recommend you get a different phone as you will need it to last for the duration of the contract.

    May I ask how long this contract is and what network? There are other good phones around that same price mark.

    Hope I could help
    • Thread Starter
    • 2 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by muj77)
    The phone is alright, its just that the low storage for apps available on the phone is disappointing (had the same problem on my desire). The update which will be preloaded/available for download will give you an extra 50mb, but its still pretty low since nowadays apps are getting bigger. But still a decent phone.

    Since you are getting it on contract, I recommend you get a different phone as you will need it to last for the duration of the contract.

    May I ask how long this contract is and what network? There are other good phones around that same price mark.

    Hope I could help
    Yeah its a pretty decent phone actually. Its on Virgin Mobile on a 24 months contract
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I have a wildfire S now and on recommend it, it freezes and is so slow, internal memory is very small so everything crashes
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    No, no way!
    • 4 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I have a HTC Wildfire S, it's great. But only if you root it, and install Ice Cream Sandwich (latest version of Android). If not, then it's a terrible phone ! Get the Desire C or One V. They are the new budget ones with better specs.
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I have just got rid of my wildfire. Seriously a nokia 3210 is superior.

    Terrible screen, makes texts unbearable, you literally need chopsticks to hit the correct keys.

    18 months of hell.

    Bring on Samsung galaxy s3
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    i have htc desire S,it's great.But when i was installing a new application then it's speed become slow.I think i want to avoid the add new application in htc desire s.Then it will perform better.

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: May 23, 2012
New on TSR

Personal statement help

Use our clever tool to create a PS you're proud of.

Article updates
Useful resources

Quick link:

Unanswered mobile phones threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups
Reputation gems:
You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.