With a name like HTC Golf we were expecting this phone to rock up with a caddy bag slung over its shoulder. Or perhaps some checked trousers. Well now the first official snap of the handset has leaked, and sadly it looks likewas slightly wide of the mark.
This first snap comes courtesy of Pocketnow, and shows the HTC Golf looking pretty much like every other HTC handset in existence. Which is a bit of a disappointment. What's the point of a name like Golf if you can't have a bit of fun with it?
In case you were on the 19th hole when news of the Golf broke, it's an entry-level handset sporting a 5-megapixel camera. It runs, with a processor somewhere under 1GHz. Resolution on the 3.5-inch screen is said to be 480x320-pixels, with 512MB of RAM and 4GB on-board storage. It'll also come with a microSD slot for expanding that.
Golf is just a codename, unfortunately, which explains its non-clubhouse themed appearance. When it hits the shelves it'll be known as the Wildfire C, joining the Wildfire and Wildfire S in the line-up.
handset recently suffered a , with the underside picking up unsightly silver marks. HTC has promised a for disgruntled customers. Golf… chipping… there's a joke in there somewhere but I can't think of it. And let's hope it doesn't suffer the same misfortunes as the One S.
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