|NOW COMPARING||HTC Wildfire S (MetroPCS)||Huawei Ascend|
|Expert Rating||3.0 out of 5||3.0 out of 5|
|User Rating||(34 User reviews)||(71 User reviews)|
The HTC Wildfire S is a beautifully built Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset with a decent 5-megapixel camera and lots of additional software features. Read More...
The Huawei Ascend features a sleek design and a nine-panel grid home screen for the 3.5-inch HVGA display. Swype makes for a handy default keyboard. Read More...
Without compatibility for MetroPCS' LTE network, the Wildfire S is stuck at slow-as-slugs 2.5G speeds. Its small size makes it trickier to maneuver the Web. Read More...
The Huawei Ascend has a 2.5mm headset jack instead of the 3.5mm standard. It's a little slow, and the dialer interface lacks some onscreen controls. Read More...
|CNET Bottom Line||
Despite its small stature, the HTC Wildfire S is well-crafted and easy on the eye. Unfortunately, a slow data network holds it back. Read More...
The Huawei Ascend is a well-priced prepaid starter smartphone for those who don't mind more-modest specs. Read More...
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|Operating System||Android 2.1||Android 2.1|
|Carrier Contract Price||$129.00||$99.99|
|Best Price Found||$129.00 (save 0%)||$99.99 (save 0%)|
|Average Used Price||$82.00||$88.00|
|# Active Listings||205 (Browse Listings)||290 (Browse Listings)|
|Display Resolution||320 X 240||480 X 320|
|Screen Size||3.2 inches||3.5 inches|
|Camera Quality||5 megapixels||3 megapixels|
|Maximum Video Resolution||480p|
|Front Facing Camera|
|Video Recording "|
|Dimensions||4.2" x 2.38" x 0.48"||4.57" x 2.44" x 0.55"|
|CPU Spec||528 MHz Qualcomm MSM7225||600|
|# CPU Cores||Single Core||Single Core|
|More Specs||More Specs|
|Battery Technology||Li Ion||Li Ion|
|Talk Time||8 hours||5 hours|
|Battery Capacity||1300 mAh||1500 mAh|
|Standby Time||480 hours||250 hours|