has been making waves with its Windows
Phone 7 Series operating system, Palm
is battling the Grim Reaper with slow sales of the Pre and Pixi,
and Apple is just on cruise control until the next generation iPhone
OS 4.0 hit later this summer. Forget the looming lawsuit from
Apple, HTC and Sprint are looking to spice things up with some
Android lovin' in the form of the HTC
its name implies, the new smartphone takes advantage of Sprint's
4G WiMAX network. In addition, the phone supports EV-DO Rev. A,
CDMA, and EV-DO.
continues to lead the 4G revolution as we introduce HTC EVO 4G to
give our customers an experience that is unlike anything available in
wireless to date," said Sprint CEO Dan Hesse. "Not only is
this feature-rich device incredible on our Sprint 3G network, but
Sprint 4G speeds will take mobile multimedia, including live video
streaming, gaming and picture downloads, to a whole new level."
it comes to the specs sheet, many people thought that the Google
Nexus One had just about every smartphone on the market beat. The
HTC EVO 4G simply crushes everything else on the market thanks to a
4.3" (480x800) TFT LCD, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 512MB RAM,
8.0mp camera in addition to a 1.3mp front-facing camera for video
conferencing, GPS, digital compass, stereo Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile
HDTV, and HDMI (720p) output. When it comes to storage, the HTC EVO
4G has 1GB of storage built-in and can support up to 32GB via a
that the HTC EVO 4G is a flagship Android device, it is obviously
running Android 2.1.
and Sprint have a strong history of working together to bring
consumers technologies and advancements that make their lives
easier," added HTC CEO Peter Chou. "We believe that the HTC
EVO 4G represents the best of Sprint and the best of HTC working
together to bring an unmatched device to the U.S. This combination of
HTC and Sprint innovation will allow people to do even more while on
the go, faster than ever on the Sprint 4G network."
has not announced pricing for the HTC EVO 4G, but the phone will be
quote: Sprint still plans to add more WiMAX installations this year with service coming to San Antonio and Austin, Texas later this month. WiMAX will come to Honolulu and Maui as well as Salem, Oregon and Seattle this year. Sprint still plans to launch more WiMAX areas next year as well with Boston, Houston, New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. coming online in 2010.