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The smartphone is being launched through InOne Smart Technology, the official licensee of HTC Corporation.

It has been a while since Taiwanese smartphone brand HTC launched a phone in India. The new owner of the HTC brand is InOne Smart Technology, officially licenced by HTC Corporation to launch mobile phones under the HTC brand, which has now launched a new phone the HTC Wildfire X in India.

The physical dimensions of the phone read 156.7mmx74.9 mmx7.95mm. The phone comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ IPS display with a waterdrop notch for the front camera and the screen to body ratio has been kept at 88.8%. The exact brand name of the processor has not been disclosed; the only detail available is that it is a 2.0 GHz Octa-core, 12 nm processor. The HTC Wildfire X will have two RAM variants, 3GB and 4 GB. The onboard storage is 32GB for the 3GB RAM variant and 128GB for the 4GB RAM variant. There is a hybrid slot for a microSD card that can add the storage by an additional 256GB. The Android Pie version 9.0 will be the operating system.

Coming to the camera section, you have a triple camera setup that consists of a 12 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP secondary sensor that is equipped with an 8x hybrid Zoom and a 5 MP depth sensor. A wide angle 8MP sensor is fitted in the front for selfies.

The battery is 3,300mAh with a 10W charger. The connectivity options are quite diverse and can be chosen from GSM: 850/900/1800/1900; WCDMA: 900/2100; LTE: B1/B3/B5/ B8/B40/B41 and Dual Wi-Fi. Similarly, the onboard sensors are Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity and Ambient Light.

One of the highlights of this new HTC Wildfire X is the ‘Mybuddy’ feature. It’s a security tool that can be used by people to pull out the device from the shell to trigger a loud alarm, send live location information to friends and family, and record and transmit audio/video of surroundings in real time.

InOne Smart Technology is offering an six months no-questions-asked accidental and liquid damage protection, and complimentary pickup and drop facility. The standard 1-year warranty runs concurrently.

The HTC Wildfire X with the 4GB RAM and 3GB RAM variants are being priced at Rs 12,999 and Rs 9,999 respectively. The company says these are limited time offers. The phone is being offered as an online exclusive on Flipkart and sale starts August 22.