today officially announced the next devices in its
popular HTC EVO lineup: the EVO 3D smartphone and the EVO View 4G tablet.
We got an early look at both devices from HTC back
in March, and not much has changed since then. The EVO 3D is still being touted
as America's first "glasses-free" 3D smartphone, while the View 4G is
being labeled "the first 4G tablet" on the market.
Both devices are set to launch June 24 exclusively from Sprint. The EVO 3D will
run $199.99 with a qualifying two-year contract, and the View 4G will run
$399.99. They can be pre-ordered at any Sprint store with the purchase of a $50
Here's a quick spec recap:
HTC EVO 3D
Powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon dual-core processor and runs Android 2.3
Gingerbread with HTC's Sense UI. In addition to the 720p 3D HD video camera, it
includes a 1.3-inch megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, WiMAX
capability, DLNA support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, stereo Bluetooth, and a 1730 mAh
Dimensions: 5.0" x 2.6" x .48" (LxWxT)
Weight: 6 ounces
Main display: 4.3-inch 3D QHD capacitive display (960 x 540)
Memory: 4GB Internal memory/1GB RAM; Expandable memory: 8GB microSD card
included; supports up to 32GB.
HTC EVO View 4G
Boasts a 7-inch, 1024 x 600 touchscreen, a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
processor, a 5-megapixel main camera with HD-video capability, a 1.3-megapixel
front-facing one for video chat, and the latest version of HTC's Sense UI on
top of Android Gingerbread (which will be updated to Honeycomb in the near
future). It also includes 32GB internal memory, 1GB RAM, a microSD slot, Wi-Fi
b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, and a 4000 mAh Lithium-ion battery.
For a limited time, customers will receive the HTC Scribe pen (a $79.99 value)
for free with purchase of the View tablet.