(Pocket-lint) - HTC hasn't had much luck in the phone department in recent years, so it's going back to its roots, apparently.
Four upcoming HTC smartphones have leaked online, thanks to a credible Russian site called Rozetked. And it appears as though HTC is planning on using its old Wildfire brand for its new phones. It had not released a Wildfire phone in about eight years - since the HTC Wildfire S in 2011 - when it held a much larger chunk of the global handset market than it does now.
They'll supposedly be called the Wildfire, Wildfire E, Wildfire E Plus, and Wildfire E1. Now, if you can recall, the Wildfire S had a 3.2-inch screen and 512MB of RAM. These phones are much more modern, of course, with two of them sporting teardrop notches. Three units even have dual rear-facing cameras. That said, they all pack 720p screens and mid-range specs.
GSMArena said HTC has also registered the names Wildfire E2, Wildfire E2 Plus, Wildfire E3, Wildfire E3 Plus, Wildfire R, and Wildfire R Plus with the Eurasian Economic Commission. There’s no other information, however. Details about features, pricing, and release dates are unknown.
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All we have right now are these photos. And from what we can tell, the HTC Wildfire E and E Plus look rather typical, complete with decent-sized bezels. Now, if you had any doubts about the accuracy of these leaks, just now Rozetked reliably leaked the Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3A.