Comparison of Samsung Wave II Vs HTC Wildfire S

Samsung has expanded its wave family with Wave II some time ago which is having some amazing and powerful features as compare to the original Wave. Samsung Wave II is the Successor of Wave S8500 which is having a huge fan following till now.  You may surely be out of luck if you aren’t considering these two smartphones while going to purchase one for you. One of the best thing about this wave series is they are running on Samsung’s very own Bada OS

On the other hand, HTC Wildfire S is an affordable Android powered device that is currently available all over India. HTC own words about the smartphone was “ HTC Wildfire S is a stylish looking , feature rich, budget friendly Smartphone and its best for those who have to maintain budget while not compromising with features.

Samsung wave II Vs. HTC Wildfire S

Let’s compare these two Samsung Wave II & HTC Wildfire

Comparison of Specifications
Samsung Wave II  Vs. HTC Wildfire S

 Design Samsung Wave II S8530
HTC Wildfire S
Form Factor Candy Bar Candybar
Dimension 123.9 x 59.8 x11.8 mm 101.3  x59.4×12.4 mm
Weight 135 g 105g
Body Color Ebony Gray Black, Silver,Brown
 Display Samsung Wave II S8530
HTC Wildfire S
Size 4.3 inches 3.2- inches
Resolution  480 x 800 pixels 320  x 480 pixels
Features Super Clear LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Gorilla Glass TFT Capacitive TOuchscreen
Sensors Accelerometer, sensor for UI auto-           rotate,Proximity sensor for auto turn off Accelerometer, sensor for UI auto-            rotate,Proximity sensor for auto turn off, flip for speaker phone
 Operating System Samsung Wave II S8530 HTC Wildfire S
Platform Bada OS v1.2 Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Browser HTML/WAP 2.0 HTML
 Processor Samsung Wave II S8530 HTC Wildfire S
Model ARM Cortex (Hummingbird Chipset) Snapdragon (Aderno 200 GPU)
Speed 1 GHz 600MHz
 Memory Samsung Wave II S8530 HTC Wildfire S
Included 2GB 512MB RAM/ROM
Expansion Upto  32GB with microSD Upto 32GB with MicroSD Card
 Camera Samsung Wave II S8530 HTC Wildfire S
Resolution 5 MP(2592 x 1944) pixels 5 MP(2592 x 1944) pixels
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Focus, Zoom Touch  Focus Auto Focus
Video Capture 720p @30fps VGA @24fps
Features Image Stablization, geo tagging Geo tagging,  face detection ma Shot, Smil
Secondary camera   Yes  No
 Entertainment Samsung Wave II S8530 HTC Wildfire S
Audio Supported: AAC(+),  MP3, WAV, WMA,eAAC+ Player Sound Alive music player, File Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, OGG, WMA, AMR, WAV , FLAC, XMF, MID,
Video Supported: MP4/MKV/DivX/WMV/H.263 Player 1080p@ 30fps, DivX, XviD, MPEG 4, H.263, H.264, WMV, VC-1, Video streaming
 Battery  Samsung Wave II S5830
HTC Wildfire S
Type Capacity Li-Ion 1500 mAh LI-ion 1230 mAh
Standby Up to 600 h (2G), 500h (3G) Upto 360h(2G), upto 570h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13h (2G), up to6h (3G) Upto 7h 10 min(2G) upto 5 h 50 min(3G)
 Connectivity Samsung Wave II S8530 HTC Wildfire S
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi  802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes Yes
Bluetooth V3.0 with A2DP v3.0 with A2DP, EDR
USB micro-USB  v2.0 microUSB v2.0
 Network Support Samsung Wave II S8530  HTC Wildfire S
2G GSM 850/900/1800/1900 GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G HSDPA 900/2100 HSDPA 850/900/2100
 Additional Features Samsung Wave II S8530      HTC Wildfire S
FM Radio, organizers,  Full Multimedia   support, HDMI for TV- out, Music Recognition, Social Networks Media Players, organizer, Google Search, Gmail, You tube integration etc.


Verdict:  We pit Samsung Wave II Vs. HTC Wildfire S , comparing spec by spec to see which handset offers better bang for your buck and has come to the bottom line of declaring  Samsung Wave II as the winner between these two considering its processor, better visual experience, video capture and all stuff. If you consider price of both the handsets than HTC could stand above because its price is just 12,999 INR.,  on the other hand Samsung Wave II is for 19000Rs. approx.

Which according to you should be the winner between these two and Why? Do share with us.


Author: Akshay Aggarwal

Akshay is a Tech Enthusiast who loves to write about Technology and Gadgets. He is very passionate about blogging and has been blogging since 2009.

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