HTC Wildfire R70 is HTC’s latest midrange smartphone. It comes with a large display with a waterdrop notch, triple rear cameras and a big battery capacity. Last year, HTC brought back it’s old Wildfire series by launching the Wildfire X. Let’s explore the HTC Wildfire R70 specs.

HTC Wildfire R70 Specs & Features

  • Display: IPS LCD, 6.53inches, 720 x 1560 pixels (263 ppi).
  • Platform: Android 9 Pie. MediaTek Helio P23 chipset, Octa-core 2.0GHz CPU & a Mali-G71 MP2 GPU.
  • Storage: 2GB/32GB ROM. Expandable
  • Camera: 16MP + 2MP + 2MP Triple rear cameras.
  • Selfie camera: 8MP f/2.0 aperture.
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh battery, Fast battery charging 10W.
  • Colors: Aurora Blue & Night black.
  • Price: $130/N46,000


The design of the Wildfire R70 looks good for a midrange smartphone. The triple cameras is setup vertically and a single led flash beneath. At the center, there is a fingerprint sensor and below it is HTC branding. There is also a speaker grille at the bottom left corner.

The back is made from plastic and it also has a plastic frame. It weighs about 186grams with a dimension of 163.2 x 77.8 x 8.9 mm. The phone uses a Hybrid SIM slot. It comes in two colours which are Aurora Blue & Night black.


Coming on to the display, the smartphone comes with a waterdrop notch cutout for the selfie camera. It measures 6.57inches diagonally with an HD+ resolution. That is a 720 by 1560 pixels. There is a ppi of 263 and has a screen to body ratio of 82.4% with 19:5:9 aspect ratio. The screen is an IPS LCD screen.

Hardware & Software

Under the hood, the device is powered by a MediaTek Helio P23 chipset which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. It runs on Android 9 pie and for graphics or gaming, there is a Mali-G71 MP2 GPU.

The phone is available in one configuration which is 2GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM. You can extend the storage further with a Micro SD card.


On the photography department, there is a triple rear cameras which includes a 16MP main camera with f/1.7 aperture, 2MP Macro camera with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. There is a single led flash to support your nightime photography.

It can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The front camera doesn’t have flash but it can shoot 1080p videos as well.


What is supplying juice to the smartphone is a 4,000mAh battery capacity which supports 10W charging speed. It can take it 2hours to fully charge this battery. For security, there is a rear mounted fingerprint reader. Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and FM Radio.

HTC Wildfire R70 Price in Nigeria & Availability

The HTC Wildfire R70 price in Nigeria starts from N46,000 which translates to $130 USD and it’s Availablity in Nigeria is not yet confirmed but we guess it might be available soon.

Note: This price listed here is what the smartphone is priced abroad and not in Nigeria. It might be priced at this amount if it arrives in Nigeria but there is a huge possibility that the price will change if it arrives in Nigeria. Just take this price as a pinch of salt for now.

HTC Wildfire R70 - Full Specifications

2GGSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3GHSDPA 900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Announced2020, February 27
Dimensions163.2 x 77.8 x 8.9 mm (6.43 x 3.06 x 0.35 in)
Weight186 g (6.56 oz)
BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~82.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~263 ppi density)
OSAndroid 9 (Pie)
ChipsetMediatek MT6763 Helio P23 (16 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G71 MP2
Card slotmicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
eMMC 5.1
Triple16 MP, f/1.7, (wide), 1.4µm, PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video[email protected]
Single8 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
Video[email protected]
3.5mm jack
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
SizeNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
ChargingBattery charging 10W
ColorsAurora Blue, Night black


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