Want an HTC HD2 but prefer Android OS? Today is your lucky day! Today at CTIA Wireless, Sprint and HTC announce the upcoming availability of the new HTC EVO 4G device to be offered this summer. The HTC EVO 4G is the world's first 3G/4G Android device and offers one of the most robust multimedia experiences on a wireless phone. The HTC EVO 4G runs on 1GHz Snapdragon CPU and has a 4.3" capacitive touch screen, an 8 megapixel camera wit auto focus, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The phone will run Android v2.1 OS and it has an HDMI port! We will bring you some live photos soon. In the mean time here is more info:
This feature packed device delivers a multimedia experience at 4G speeds that is second to none, making it possible to download music, pictures, files, or videos in seconds. Also boasting a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and dual cameras ? an 8.0 megapixel auto-focus camera with HD-capable video camcorder and a forward-facing 1.3 megapixel camera, the HTC EVO 4G ensures a smooth experience. Additionally, you can watch streaming video on-the-go on one of the largest pinch-to-zoom 4.3 inch display.
In addition to these class-leading features, the HTC EVO 4G incorporates the HTC Sense user experience and adds a number of new features, including Friend Stream, which aggregates multiple social communication channels including Facebook and Twitter into one organized flow of updates. The HTC Sense experience also touts a ?Leap? thumbnail view to easily switch between home screen ?panels;? the ability to download new, interactive widgets; and a ?polite? ringer, which quiets the ringing phone once lifted up. With these added features, the HTC EVO 4G is as intuitive as it is powerful.
* 3G/4G capability * Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8650 (1GHz) processor * 4.3? capacitive display with pinch-to-zoom and tactile feedback * World-class HTML browser ? bandwidth and quality that rival that of netbooks * Android 2.1, with access to more than 30,000 apps on Android Market * Google mobile services including Google Search, Google Maps, Google Talk, Gmail, YouTube , and syncs with Google Calendar * Access to Google Goggles to search with pictures instead of words * Sprint Navigation, with turn-by-turn driving directions and 3D maps * Updated HTC Sense, award-winning user experience, which includes Friend Stream to integrate Facebook, Twitter and more into a single flow of updates * Visual voicemail * Messaging ? personal and business email, IM and text messaging * 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability ? connects up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices * 4G data speeds (WiMAX) ? peak download speeds of more than 10 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1 Mbps; average download speeds of 3-6 Mbps. * 3G data speeds (EVDO Rev A.) ? peak download speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps; average download speeds of 600 kbps-1.4 Mbps.
* 8MP autofocus camera with dual LED flash and 1.3MP front-facing camera * High-quality video streaming and downloads at 3G and 4G data speeds * Capture and share HD-quality video (720p) from your phone * Output pictures, slides and videos in HD quality (720p) via HDMI cable (sold separately) * Live video sharing with Qik * Built-in kickstand for hands-free viewing * Media player with 3.5mm stereo headset jack * FM radio and Amazon MP3 store * Sprint applications including Sprint TV? and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile(SM) * Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP Stereo and EDR * Built-in WiFi: 802.11 b/g * Digital compass, G-Sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor, GPS * Expandable memory: 8GB microSD card included; supports up to 32GB
* Dimensions: 4.8" x 2.6" x .5" (LxWxT) * Weight: 6 ounces * Main display: 4.3? WVGA (800x480) 65K colors * Standard removable 1500mAh Lithium (Li-on) battery * Memory: 1GB ROM, 512MB RAM
Customers will be able to purchase HTC EVO 4G through all Sprint channels and through national retail partners, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart, this summer. Pricing will be announced at a later date and pre-registration begins today at www.sprint.com/evo