As a preamble to this test
A lot of cell phones come out every month, and you get overwhelmed pretty quickly.
Depending on the use that will be made of them, it is mandatory to compare several models with each other.Already at the level of the operating system of this Wildfire R70 32 GB: here, it is an Android with all the HTC ecosystem that goes with it.
If this first characteristic is not blocking for you, let’s go to the tests to find out if it is adapted to your uses.
This Wildfire R70 32 GB is not good for all uses.He’s at the bottom of our ranking.In the end, it’s a second choice in addition to your main smartphone.
|Avoid choosing this phone for|
|Taking pictures or filming|
What does mobility look like?
The main advantage of a smartphone is to be connected everywhere and therefore to be mobile. Mobility for surfing the internet, even on holiday.
The Wildfire R70 32 GB belongs to those phones that can slip in anywhere.Its 6.53-inch screen is suitable for everyday use.
It is well suited for reading on the screen.HTC’s designers of this smartphone have made a seamless product.
In addition, through its Wlan option, you can connect to wifi terminals.This means that the connection will be easier during your internet browsing. This phone is equipped with a GPS chip.Your travels will be facilitated, even abroad.Effective functionality almost everywhere.
It is sometimes convenient to have several phones in one. And this model can handle multiple Sims.This means that it is possible to have several active subscriptions in the device.This will even be possible with competing operators.It can be interesting when you travel abroad.
No protection on the screen of this Wildfire R70 32 GB.No protection against scratches or the shocks of everyday life.If you decide on this model, remember to use a transparent tempered glass film, adapted to the shape of the screen.
The 4000 mAh battery is within the average.Enough to get through the day.
And since HTC did not consider it useful to put a fast charge on this model, we will have to wait.This is very useful when the smartphone battery is empty and you’re in a hurry.
The right model for multimedia use?
For many, phones are beginning to replace TV sets.It’s a device that is always at hand.It even replaces the radio, or to listen to music.Because of the power of smartphones and their connectivity, you can watch whatever you want.But not all phones are suitable for this purpose.
We would have liked the Wildfire R70 32 GB to have been more powerful on the multimedia side.He’s not doing as well as most of his competitors.An 6.53-inch screen with overly vivid colors.The resolution is low: 720 x 1560.At the limit, it will be suitable for listening to music.
This model has an IPS LCD screen.The light of the backlight varies according to the orientation of the pixels allowing a wider viewing angle.
HTC sought to improve the audio experience.You have an input for the 3.5mm plug of your headphones.
With its OS version installed, the phone supports wireless Hi-Fi audio via Bluetooth.A technology that ensures quality sound.
And finally, for the sound, we were surprised not to find the stereo.
The right model to play with?
Games are performance consuming.This implies that the batteries must be able to keep up.On 3D games, the right processor and quality graphics chip ensure smooth rendering.In other words, the power of the technical components is essential to enjoy the game phases.
What came out of our tests is that the Wildfire R70 32 GB is low in power.The Mediatek MT6763 Helio P23 (16 nm) processor is weak and the graphics processing unit of a lower quality than we would have liked.The colors are medium and the images are not fluid.
As far as RAM is concerned, you’re at the minimum required on a smartphone.It’s 32 GB that have been installed, and that’s not much.Knowing that some users need more space, HTC has provided a free space for an extension.
Apart from playing for several hours, the battery is quite well dimensioned.An autonomy which is in the middle range.With a power of 4000 mAH, it will be enough to charge the day before to be able to hold the day.
It will be necessary to limit the applications installed on this smartphone.The components do not allow for a quality display.This is an entry-level model: 263* pixels per inch.You’ll have to force it to read the documents clearly.
Finally, and regrettably, this model does not allow for contactless payments.
The tool to make photos, movies?
People have been using smartphones for some time now… to take pictures.For a long time, manufacturers have been communicating about the millions of pixels their devices were equipped with.But this characteristic is not everything.Editing and sharing options should also be analyzed.HTC has a long history of designing quality products.
As usual, HTC did it right, with the sensor part integrated on the Android system.And for an even better result, this phone contains 3 lenses.
The photo resolution of this Wildfire R70 32 GB is 16 Mp, which gives a nice picture.In fact, it’s enough to make some nice pictures or a few holiday movies.The resolution is sufficient for your selfies.This will allow you to retouch your photos.This Wildfire R70 32 GB will capture all the points of the image, and will perfectly reproduce the brightness and colors.
This device contains only 32 GB of storage space; less than most.Not enough to back up all your video files or music.To put it plainly, you will have to make room regularly or your memory will be saturated.
The Wildfire R70 32 GB, a good choice for the right use
This Wildfire R70 32 GB is not good for all uses.It can be a temporary choice or a temporary fix.Only its well-placed price is interesting; it can be a temporary choice.