HTC Desire, Wildfire now available from Alltel Wireless

Alltel Wireless beefs up its Android lineup with the addition of the HTC Wildfire and HTC Desire.

HTC Desire
HTC Desire HTC

Well, that didn't take long.

Earlier this morning, HTC revealed that it would bring its budget-friendly Android phone, the HTC Wildfire, to regional providers in North America in Q4, and now we have our first carrier announcement.

The Wildfire is available now from Alltel Wireless for just $29.99 with a two-year service agreement and mail-in rebate. Since it's more of an entry-level model, you won't get some of the higher-end features, such as a large, high-res touch screen, but you do get a 5-megapixel camera, Android 2.1 with HTC Sense, full wireless options, and social network integration.

In addition to the Wildfire, Alltel is also offering the HTC Desire, which ups the ante with a 3.7-inch WVGA touch screen and a 1GHz Snapdragon processor. The Desire is also available now for $149.99 with a two-year contract and after a mail-in rebate.

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Bonnie Cha was a former chief correspondent for CNET Crave, covering every kind of tech toy imaginable (with a special obsession for robots and Star Wars-related stuff). When she's not scoping out stories, you can find her checking out live music or surfing in the chilly waters of Northern California.

 

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