Originally released for Europe and Asia, the HTC Wildfire is coming to regional carriers in North America in Q4. Alltel is the first to bring the budget-friendly Android smartphone to the U.S. It's available now for $29.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.
The Wildfire runs Android 2.1 with HTC Sense and offers full wireless options and a 5-megapixel camera. However, the trade off for the cheap price tag is a slower 528MHz processor and a smaller, lower-resolution touch screen.