Alltel Wireless Launches the HTC Wildfire and HTC Desire Smartphones
|Alltel Wireless today announced the release of two new highly anticipated handsets, the HTC Wildfire and HTC Desire smartphones. These great HTC devices are now available in Alltel retail stores and online at alltel.com. With an easy to use interface and attractive touch-screen design, these smartphones make mobile social networking simple, provide access to thousands of apps and are a great way to stay connected to those who matter most.|
“Alltel strives to provide customers with phones that are easy to use and navigate,” said Lesa Handly, Alltel Wireless Chief Marketing Officer. “Alltel Wireless is proud to add both of these HTC smartphones to our lineup of Android devices and to be the first carrier to offer the Wildfire.”
Web browsing made Quick and Easy
The compact and stylish HTC Wildfire smartphone provides consumers with fast access to Google’s most popular features and applications including Google Maps, Gmail, Google Talk and Google Search. With the HTC Wildfire smartphone, more than 100,000 apps can be chosen on the Android Market and 70 percent are free to download. The HTC Wildfire smartphone also comes equipped with the new HTC App Sharing widget for sharing updates and favorite apps through email, text messaging, or HTC Friend Stream.
The popular HTC Friend Stream app on the HTC Wildfire smartphone keeps users socially connected to friends and family while they are on the go. Facebook®, Twitter, and Flickr® accounts are accessible together in one screen, making posts, tweets and status updates from friends immediately available.
Additional HTC Wildfire smartphone features include a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash, a large 3.2” touch-screen and optical joystick, Bluetooth capability to sync calendars and contacts and Wi-Fi compatibility with a compass sensor to transform Google Maps into a turn-by-turn voice navigation system.
Sleek and Powerful Smartphone
The HTC Desire smartphone allows users the freedom to customize every screen to fit their personality. Users can efficiently run multiple applications and multi-task for an exceptional overall application experience. Like the HTC Wildfire smartphone, the HTC Desire smartphone features the HTC Sense keyboard, which is designed for an optimal typing experience and features an 800 x 480-pixel Super LCD screen that is sharp and bright.
With its 1GHz Snapdragon Processor, the HTC Desire smartphone provides users with fast and easy access to Google’s most popular features and applications including Google Maps, Gmail, Google Talk and Google Search. Users can also check out the popular Android Market for the latest entertainment, lifestyle, business and productivity applications.
Additional HTC Desire smartphone features include a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash, seven screens to customize, Friend Stream and Bluetooth connectivity.
The HTC Wildfire smartphone is available only at Alltel Wireless for $29.99 after a mail-in rebate with activation of a two-year service agreement. The HTC Desire smartphone is also available for $149.99 after a mail-in rebate with activation of a two-year service agreement.
Alltel Wireless continues to be an industry leader, providing customers its exclusive “My Circle” feature – unlimited calling to and from any 5, 15 or 25 numbers on any network as well as unlimited text to their circle on select plans. Alltel Wireless was also the first to offer Anytime Plan Changes, giving customers flexibility to change their calling plans at any time without extending their contract.