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Sprint to launch HTC EVO 3D in the fourth week of next month?

0. phoneArena 30 May 2011, 02:42 posted on

The latest edition of the Sprint Playbook has a header that shows a big clue about when the carrier will launch the HTC EVO 3D; the header says, "Week 4: HTC EVO 3D-Glasses Off, 3D On" which could be a clue that the highly anticipated smartphone will be released in the fourth week of June...

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posted on 30 May 2011, 02:52

1. msilv88 (unregistered)


Sorry guys...I work for sprint and this is the playbook from the week of May 25th...the fourth week in May. Each month during May they featured a new featured sprint phone. Arrive, Echo, Replenish...etc. Nowhere in there does it even mention the word June. Hope you guys are wrong...I WANTZ IT NOW!!!

posted on 30 May 2011, 03:28

2. _VipeR_ (Posts: 46; Member since: 30 May 2011)


I also work for Sprint and can confirm msilv88's post. However, I do know that my call center will be undergoing training on the Evo 3D and Evo View as early as 6/7/11. If the pattern holds true, as with the Nexus S 4G, Samsung Epic 4G, and even the Evo 4G itself, then we can expect the Evo 3D to be released 2 - 3 weeks later.

posted on 30 May 2011, 07:47

5. bearwoody (unregistered)


sprint is currently offering a $125 bill credit to port your number. the offer ends june 23. my sprint sales rep thinks the 3D won't be released until after the $125 offer expires. so, june 25th? (the nexus was released on a saturday) if so, i guess you could port your number before the 23rd, then return your phone for the 3D. restocking fee of $35 would mean you'd be ahead $90.

posted on 30 May 2011, 08:16 4

7. RKO_ (unregistered)


Hey guys, I'm a Manager at a sprint store in NJ.
I been waiting for this phone since announced. We been taking preorders for about 2 weeks now, are staff has been training for the release of the two Motorola handsets coming out in first 2 weeks of June. The Evo 3d is next on the list, my documents don't say a date but we have a shipment coming in on June 13 so keep your fingers crossed that it is the evo 3d .

posted on 30 May 2011, 08:34 2

8. bearwoody (unregistered)


i believe this guy. notice he spelled "manager" with a capital "M." on the downside, i'd hate to work for him.

posted on 30 May 2011, 11:30

10. Nine1Sickness (Posts: 49; Member since: 30 Jan 2011)


I also noticed that he misspelled "our" with "are" but who cares, no one is perfect.

posted on 30 May 2011, 11:47

11. stuntz (Posts: 178; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


hey, just like myself, he manages a sprint store, hes not an english teacher.

But yes when I announce myself as a Manager, I always captialize the "M"

posted on 30 May 2011, 12:35

14. androidec107 (unregistered)


I work for sprint and the instant rebate and port in credit end on the week of June 23rd more than likely that's when the evo 3d will be out plus we always do big launches are in June the last 3yrs.

posted on 30 May 2011, 19:42

18. atree (Posts: 25; Member since: 20 May 2011)


i agree because sprint probably realized the amount of new customers that this phone will bring to their company and has decided to hold off until the promo is over.

Also, i work for the connections center at a major retailer ie radioshack best buy walmart or target.

posted on 30 May 2011, 13:07 2

15. fanesxx (Posts: 70; Member since: 19 May 2011)


f%^&& it i aint saying nothing until there is a launch date, i hate this almost news

posted on 30 May 2011, 18:46 1

17. richardyarrell2011 (banned) (Posts: 510; Member since: 16 Mar 2011)


evo 3d will rule all android devices

posted on 30 May 2011, 23:20

19. lilbranbran (Posts: 21; Member since: 14 Jul 2010)


The heading at the top of the magazine means the 4th week of May, the week the magazine was made. I still say June 4th-June14th. My only question is, has this phone hit the FCC yet? If not then, no wonder it hasn't been released yet.

posted on 31 May 2011, 08:26

20. Me (unregistered)


You could always go look.

posted on 03 Jun 2011, 19:32

21. _VipeR_ (Posts: 46; Member since: 30 May 2011)


I don't know why someone saying they are a "Manager" makes their testimony any more credible than anyone esle's. But, if it makes that much difference I will point out that I am an Operations Manager in my call center. And, after looking at the recent FCC Approval of the EVO 3D, based on the timing of our center's training and the approval, the June 24th date looks to be likely when considering the big releases that we have had in the past.

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