HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S – Fight of Android HTC Smartphones

HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S are two devices from the same manufacturer and fall in the mid priced range. Both these phones are equipped with great display, design, and many more. The Wildfire S was released on the month of May while the HTC Explorer on the month of October 2011, let us witness the epic fight between these two smartphones.

HTC Wildfire S VS. HTC Explorer

Both the HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S are equipped with Android operating systems of v2.3 (Gingerbread) with CPU of 600MHz ARM 11 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset. These devices also support A-GPS and Java and have lots of features in common. Since the HTC Explorer was released later, will it be able to stand against the HTC Explorer?

Features and Specifications of HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S:

Size and Display:

The HTC Explorer has dimensions of 102.8 x 57.2 x 12.9 mm and weighs 108 grams, while the Wildfire S measuring 101.3 x 59.4 x 12.4 mm and weighing 105 grams. Both the HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S have similar 3.2 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen that displays at a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels.

Sound and Camera:

The 320 x 480 pixels both support alert types of Vibration, MP3 and WAV ringtones, with a loudspeaker and 3.5 mm audio jack. The HTC Explorer comes with a 3.2 megapixel camera, while the Wildfire S has a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash. Their cameras record decent quality videos of VGA formats.

HTC Explorer

Data and Memory:

Between the HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S in terms of data connectivity, they have a similar Wi-Fi, v3.0 Bluetooth and microUSB v2.0 support, but the HTC Explorer has faster 3G at a maximum of 14.4 Mbps to that of 7.2 Mbps in the Wildfire S.

Both the HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S have internal memory support of 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM with microSD, up to 32GB expandability.

Battery and Features:

Battery stamina between the HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S is dominated by the Wildfire S. The HTC Explorer’s battery delivers standby up to 485 hours and talk times up to 7 hours 40 minutes, to that of standby up to 570 hours and talk times up to 7 hours 10 minutes.

Both the HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S have similar features too, that of SNS integration, Digital compass Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk and Picasa integration.

HTC Wildfire S

Recommended between HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S:

The HTC Explorer vs Wildfire S are very similar to each other, but are different when it comes to shapes and sizes. The recommended device between the two would be the HTC Explorer as it delivers doubled 3G speed and is loaded with the HTC Sense UI v3.5 to that of v2.1. The camera of this device may be of poor quality but the device overall is perfect for casual usage.

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