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HTC EVO ONE for Sprint to launch in June with large display and battery

0. phoneArena 28 Mar 2012, 21:33 posted on

Word is that the next generation of the HTC EVO for Sprint will have a large 2650mAh battery and a kickstand along with a 4.7 inch screen and a dual-core 1.5GHz processor; this beast is expected to be launched on June 6th...

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posted on 28 Mar 2012, 21:50

4. Gusto (Posts: 28; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


this looks like a verry promissing device. Hope the price isn't stratosferic.

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:10

5. Commentator (Posts: 3722; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


Plain ol' AMOLED? Nothing Super about it? Come on, even ASUS and Motorola are jumping on the S-AMOLED bandwagon. Maybe the tipster left out the word "super."

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:22

10. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


it's an HDSA display just like on the Nexus. the quality should about be the same since the Nexus also has a 4.65" display.

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:24

12. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)


MoDaCo commented that S-LCD2 definitely looked way, way better than the Galaxy Nexus display. AH-IPS/S-LCD2 is the way to go, unless this is SAMOLED plus HD.

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:28

17. Commentator (Posts: 3722; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


As long as the light from the capacitive buttons doesn't shine through the bottom of the screen, a la my Evo 4G, I wouldn't mind either LCD or AMOLED.

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 11:32 1

60. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)


S-LCD2 laminates the display to the glass, so it should be less likely.

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:31

21. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


it's certainly a matter of opinion as each of the displays definitely have their advantages. the new LCD & IPS displays are sharper and brighter but HDSA has more potent color saturation. HDSA stands for HD (720p) Super AMOLED. that's Samsung's Official branding for it. the abbreviation is mine though. x3

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 11:31

59. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)


HDSA is great, but S-LCD2 apparently looks better. We'll just have to wait until April 2nd to really find out though.

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 14:00

66. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


i already saw the One X, it is much better than GNex.. we did a side-by-side comparison.. the blacks are not as deep, though, but the colours are about the same..

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:26

14. Commentator (Posts: 3722; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


Oh cool. I wouldn't be surprised if it literally is the same display as the Galaxy Nexus then.

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:12 2

6. sinfiery (Posts: 19; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)


Well, my upgrade to the HTC EVO 3D got bumped for the Galaxy Nexus which is taking so long that now my upgrade comes down to the EVO ONE or GS3...
Being a sprint customer with an upgrade was a life full of teases but our time for great phones is almost upon us.

I'll probably go for pure specs as for which phone I get as I will root and flash to an ICS vanilla type ROM, and the EVO ONE with this battery has just taken a giant advantage, if true of course.

Long live TP2 for ~2 more months!

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 09:18 2

52. rallyguy (Posts: 620; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)


Long live TP2 for ~2 more months!

LOL The good ole TP2. I still have mine. I use it as a charger since the Evo and TP2 use the same battery. You are looking at quite an upgrade.

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:12 1

7. ogiveyakuza (Posts: 21; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


galaxy note also offer bigger battery with expansion slot, n also much bigger screen, love my galaxy note..yeahh

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:14 5

8. Yummy (Posts: 117; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


Sounds good for sprint. I think it would do good for them to own a phone like this :D

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:21 2

9. crysiswarmonger (Posts: 79; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)


i hope Verizon gets a new HTC phone. sprint service sucks and i want to switch.

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:27 1

15. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


the Rezound is nice for an HTC device. i don't understand why it's overlooked so often. have you HTC fans finally started averting yourselves from phones with 3rd Generation Crapdragons or something? o:

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:34 3

23. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 1264; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)


You will be sorry....network vision will launch in June and be complete in most markets by August-October NYC may be LTE live in June....bail by all means

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 22:42

25. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


LTE is up in lots of markets NOW on Verizon so what's your point? xD

posted on 28 Mar 2012, 23:26 3

31. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 1264; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)


The point being why switch to pay more for LTE when it will be in most major Sprint markets by June, and all secondary markets by August-October. Unlike Wimax roll out LTE will roll out every where. 4GSRU has a list of all LTE markets so do your home work before paying Verizon $70.00 more to get capped for LTE isn't worth it . Sprint is turning up the heat just like when they got the EVO 4G, and in most markets will start to close the gap.... research this at 4GSRU, and save your money and be patient...you waited this long if in October you feel the same bail. 2013 we will see1x advance LTE and this will be through the Iden 800 spectrum in place so it will be a fast upgrade I believe. Here in NY I am getting 1MB on 3G and 5-13 on Wimax. 1MB speed on 3G lets me know that network vision is up and running in some places on the down low! Go ahead bail and to get LTE 5 months earlier and have to pay 60-70 dollars more is 350.00 for the next 5 months and 560.00 by years end for what I believe to be the same service coverage if you are patient.

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 00:38

35. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


hahaha, there is one major flaw i your logic. Verizon won't be twiddling their thumbs while that's happening. they've been so aggressive in their roll-out of LTE and they will continue to be so. while i agree that Sprint should definitely be considered heavily being that they're the only ones offering unlimited data but Verizon's vast coverage and overall better service is a big point in their favor. here we have what i call a trade-off, i actually use this term quite often. crysis has decided he wants better service, Verizon is the obvious choice for that. as for the price it really depends on what you're getting, for instance when you have a family plan of four with data plans like i do on Verizon which are grandfathered btw, you'd pay more on Sprint for the same thing because they charge a "4G" premium or whatever they call it per line. individual plans definitely kick the pants off of Verizon's but most find that the better service is worth it. last time i checked Verizon is still the largest U.S. Carrier.

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 00:51 4

36. Nonono (Posts: 22; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)


Im not so sure about that... Verizon and AT&T are doing everything they can to get their unlimidited data customers to switch to a tiered data plan. I work for a sprint preffered retailer and in my experience there I've noticed that families who are grandfathered in to their unlimited data plan are still paying more then they would if they were with sprint. Right now im working with a family that has 4 lines with verizons grandfathered in data plan on two of their lines and for the same price they are paying they would have unlimited data on all four with sprint plus any mobile any time and 1500min to landlines instead of 700 shared. I honestly think its the best time to get with sprint right now and get grandfathered in to their unlimited data plan before sprint changes that

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 01:06

37. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i'm grandfathered into all four w/ 1500 minutes, free mobile to mobile. i don't know how much has changed at Sprint but not that long ago it was cheaper for families to be on Verizon just because of that premium Sprint has. you're gonna have to twist my arm around a good many times to release me from that contract.

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 02:03 3

40. Nonono (Posts: 22; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)


For anyone new signing up sprint is the way to go right now for sure. Hopefully verizon wont push you to a tiered data plan other then that yea man stay on verizon if your paying less or the same

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 06:55 1

46. IcanBEATali (Posts: 29; Member since: 24 Sep 2009)


That is simply inaccurate. Two sprint phones with 1500 minutes, and a bunch of other extra features that verizon doesn't give, even with the premium data fee are cheaper by about $30 a month over two verizon smart phones with grandfathered data. And this isn't new, its been that way for a long while now. Each line with a premium data charge after the first two are still $10 cheaper per month as compared to lines 3-5 on verizon.

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 10:59

56. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i don't know what plans you're comparing but this isn't something i just pulled out of my ass. i did this comparison over a year ago and that's the conclusion i came to.

posted on 29 Mar 2012, 11:13

58. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i even just compared a Verizon plan that matches up as closely to mine as possible and a similar Sprint plan and while there's a lot of the features you want baked right into the plan on Sprint you are paying for them. in the end i concluded that having the Sprint Family plan would be $30 more a month for us.

posted on 30 Mar 2012, 06:49

77. IcanBEATali (Posts: 29; Member since: 24 Sep 2009)


The better question is... what are you comparing. Verizon pricing hasn't changed in quite some time, neither has Sprint. Regardless of it being a family plan or an individual plan, Sprint is cheaper. Verizon will even tell their customers as much, the company line is that you get what you pay for... I should know, I sell verizon.

The difference in price from the grandfathered unlimited plan and the current 2GB plan is a grand total of $.01. So maybe you are grandfathered in on some amazing plan, but for 99% of america, sprint beats the price with several more features every time. Just pull up both companies rate sheets and take a look for yourself.

posted on 30 Mar 2012, 13:42

81. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i did. when it becomes more expensive is when you have more lines with data in this case it's four. look it up for yourself.

posted on 30 Mar 2012, 22:31

82. IcanBEATali (Posts: 29; Member since: 24 Sep 2009)


Every smart phone added to a sprint family plan compared to a verizon one saves you an additional $10 a month. You are clearly a smart guy, but you are still wrong about this.

posted on 30 Mar 2012, 23:29

84. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i actually did make a mistake which i realized when i was putting it together to show you guys. i added the additional cost per line on the family plans to the base 2 lines which put Sprint right there with Verizon because they charge an additional $20 per line vs. Verizon's $10, i'll walk you through it.

a 1400 minute Family Plan on Verizon is $90 for the first 2 lines, then you add the next 2 for an additional $10 each which brings it to $110. on Sprint the closest plan is their 1500 minute Family Plan which is $130 for the first 2 lines and an additional $20 for each additional line bringing that to $170.

Unlimited Texting is baked right into Sprint's Data Plan but you have to add Unlimited Texting to the Verizon Family Plan for $20 so that brings Verizon's cost to $130 and Sprint holds at $170.

i pay $30 for each of the 4 lines on my account to have Unlimited Data which brings Verizon's total to $250 and Sprint charges $10 for Unlimited Data on each line so that brings them to $210.

it's a $480 a year difference but it's worth it for Verizon's superior customer service along with their better coverage for their 3G and LTE networks.

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