HTC Incredible S and Wildfire S take a bow (from MWC 2011)

HTC Incredible S and Wildfire S take a bow (from MWC 2011)So HTC is doing quite the little and large routine with the Wildfire S and the Incredible S, the two new faces at the very bottom and the very top of its Android range for 2011.

Both of them have an S in their name, and run Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but that's about where the similarities end.

To start quite rightly with the Incredible S, we're getting a big old 4in Super LCD screen to play with, packing a WVGA resolution. Not quite incredible, but certainly large and certainly not too bad. It's a similar story with the 8-megapixel camera and dual flash combo – should do the job pretty well, but not quite the class of the field.

Then again, for Android this is about as good as we've seen so far.

HD video capture and playback is present and correct as expected, and you can bung everything around wirelessly without fuss thanks to DLNA compatibility. You can see the HTC Incredible S specs here.

Moving on to the Wildfire S, it's officially almost the smallest HTC phone ever made, or so the company claims in its PR wheeze. If you need something more concrete than that, 101.3 x 59.4mm are the vital measurements you're looking for – or more specifically 3.2in from one end of the screen to the other.

That's the same as the original Wildfire, which is no bad thing as it's one of our favourite budget Android babies. We're pleased to see the resolution has been upped to 480 x 320, correcting one of the chief failings of the original.

Other upgrades include the presence of Bluetooth 3.0 support, a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus, and of course Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The processor is only a 600MHz offering, a bit of a disappointment though hardly a crisis considering the middling spec it has to power. You can see the full HTC Wildfire S specs here.

Both new faces will be with us in Q2, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop with prices closer to the time.

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