HTC Wildfire S Likely to Come on AT&T; FCC Nod Hints at Early Launch

May 2, 2011, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

There has been much talk about HTC’s upcoming Wildfire S smartphone among Android lovers the world over. Ever since the device was first shown at the Mobile World Congress this year, the enthusiasm has been mounting. One of the entry-level Android devices from HTC, the Wildfire S has now been spotted at the FCC, and that means that the device is just one step closer to reaching our hands.

Indeed, there is a step in between – and that’s about which carrier the device will choose to ride on. With the Wildfire coming to FCC asking approval for use in GSM 850 and 1900 bands, it is almost sure now that the new phone from HTC will be hitting AT&T very soon.

The HTC Wildfire, which knocked at the FCC door under the ID PG76110, has requested approval for WCDMA bands II and V also. This too indicates that it will hit AT&T than any other carrier. However, AT&T sources are yet to confirm this.

The Wildfire is packed with all essentials, such as a 3.2 inch screen, 600 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM , Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it also boasts of a 5 mega pixel camera. The smartphone is expected to be released during the second quarter of this year. Will you be picking yours as soon as it arrives? As you wait, you may want to read our in-depth review of the earlier Wildfire device here.

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