Sprint and HTC showed off the world's first 3G/4G Android handset, the HTC EVO 4G at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas. The HTC EVO has a 1 Ghz Snapdragon processor, 8.0 megapixel camera, HD video, HTC Sense and creates a Wi-Fi hotspot for up 8 other devices.
HTC EVO 4G delivers a multimedia experience at 4G speeds making it possible to download music, pictures,
or videos in seconds - not minutes - and watch streaming video on
with one of the largest pinch-to-zoom displays, at 4.3 inches, in
The news release claims that the Sprint 4G offers a faster wireless experience than any other U.S.
national wireless carrier, Sprint 4G
download speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G.
Customers will be able to purchase HTC EVO 4G through all Sprint
channels and through national retail partners, RadioShack, Best
Walmart, this summer.
It can post high-quality video to YouTube(TM) or Facebook, or share
real time over the Internet live, via Qik. After these videos have
captured, it is easy to share them on an HDTV via an HDMI cable
The custom Web browser is optimized for HTC EVO 4G's large display
Sprint 4G speeds to deliver a full, no-compromise Internet
Adobe Flash technology ensures that rich Internet content, such as
embedded video and animation, are displayed the way they are meant
seen. Pinch-to-zoom and automatic text reflowing provide easy Web
HTC EVO 4G features the newest version of the highly acclaimed HTC
user experience. Along with all of the HTC Sense features first
introduced on HTC Hero, HTC EVO 4G adds a number of new features,
including Friend Stream, which aggregates multiple social
channels including Facebook and Twitter into one organized
updates; a "Leap" thumbnail view to easily switch between home
"panels"; the ability to download new, interactive widgets; and a
"polite" ringer, which quiets the ringing phone once lifted up.
"HTC and Sprint have a strong history of working together to bring
consumers technologies and advancements that make their lives
said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC. "We believe that the HTC EVO 4G
the best of Sprint and the best of HTC working together to bring
unmatched device to the U.S. This combination of HTC and Sprint
innovation will allow people to do even more while on the go,
than ever on the Sprint 4G network."
Experience Android at 4G
HTC EVO 4G, the world's first 3G/4G Android handset, features the
iteration of the increasingly popular Android platform. Leveraging
Android 2.1 platform, HTC EVO 4G can deliver a wide array of