EVO 4G LTE vs Epic 4G Touch vs Photon 4G vs iPhone 4S: specs comparison

EVO 4G LTE vs Epic 4G Touch vs Photon 4G vs iPhone 4S: specs comparison

Now that Sprint has announced that its new flagship handset is right around the corner, it only makes sense for us to compare what it's going to offer ot the current powerhouses in the carrier's line-up. By looking at its specs sheet, it becomes evident that the HTC EVO 4G LTE has all the assets to become one worthy successor to the mighty EVO 4G, but if that really turns out to be the case remains to be seen. What we mean here is that specs, as cool as they can be, are only one side of the story, but for now that's all we have to work with.

Let's see which Sprint handset has the biggest guns!

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  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • OS Android 4.0.3
    HTC Sense UI



36. nathen

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

please update. moto photon now with last update does full 1080p video recording.

35. twister

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

how do you use the kickstand while the device is charging? Its on the same side the device stands on. Come on HTC how did you not see that with all that research on what the CONSUMER would want???

37. nathen

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

twister this is true of the photon as well. I was stunned as you thinking how could the developers not see this!lol, well i felt kinda sill when I found that the kickstand is meant to be leaned on either side so that instead of the 7 shape it is also meant to be held up in the L shape. So the kickstand holds up on both sides. hee drove me crazy for months!

32. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

How an 800 MHz phone gets so popular, I DO not know. I love my E4GT, but I'm going to upgrade to either the Evo 4G LTE or the SGSIII.

33. paynekiller

Posts: 152; Member since: May 24, 2010

Doesn't make sense to upgrade unless you are in an LTE Area, unless you're an area that doesn't even have WiMAX yet.

34. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

I have WiMAX. Since I live next to a major city, Sprint will probably put LTE near me soon.

27. pimix2009

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 26, 2009

Now Im starting to believe it when people say Phonearena favors the iphone

24. zackh121556

Posts: 133; Member since: Feb 01, 2012

Wow I'm starting to thing even PhoneArena wished the iPhone had a bigger screen lol

22. snowgator

Posts: 3629; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

HTC does like their 4.7" screens, don't they? I really liked the Photon when we were shopping Sprint. Thought it was a great performer, and I am really happy it is getting ICS. But the Epic 2 was a fantastic device, the best of the U.S. GS2 offerings in my opinion. The EVO LTE has a great name to live up to. Will be fun to see ICS on this size of screen. I understand why PA uses the iPhone on these comparisons (iPhone's always= more hits). But, come on- those wanting the iPhone ain't going to buy one of the other 3, and no one who is shopping for these large to massive Androids is going to be tempted by the iPhone. Silly comparison.

28. threeline

Posts: 325; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

I agree. People who go out shopping for a new Android phone don't end up coming home with the iPhone and people who go out shopping for a iPhone usually don't end up with an Android phone when they get home. When people go out looking for either of these devices they have already decided that the other platform is not for them and they can't be persuaded.


Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Really like the EVO4G!

12. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

In the iPhone 4s vs HTC one x comparison, they said the one x was bulky and weighed a lot, but this says the 4s actually weighs more. Not sure if sprint's version was modified, but yeah..

26. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Nope, the HTC One X review was completed by a tool and apparently was paid off by Apple to slander the good name of HTC.

31. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

No one in PA is paid by Apple, stop being a little butt hurt fanboy. I like HTC more then the next guys but I am not a little crybaby like you.

11. baldilocks

Posts: 1554; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

The iPhone 4S also has a 1.3MP front facing camera.....


Posts: 53; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Ummm no it doesn't... They made more mistakes then I can count on this, but they are actually right on that one. LOL they made the iphone better than it really is in almost every category. Isheeo :D

10. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

is funny how the phone of the year is not schedule to get ICS, hate to say this but told you so.. is Samsung... and that's how they rolled... they wouldn't roll ICS so it wouldn't steal the thunder from the SGSIII

13. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

the nexus s variant just now got ice cream.....and what the heck is your point.

15. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Nexus? was the Nexus phone of the year or Samsung flagship device... ?.. again for Android users... the SGSII not Nexus not the Note.. ok.. thank you.. dammm quad core phones running on a single brain...

9. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Lots of errors lol

7. veritech

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 04, 2011

They made another error, the Motorola Photon only has a 720P Video camera.

14. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Sad part is, 720p , 1080p, its still a s**tty camera. I HATE taking videos or pictures with my Photon. But still love the hardware :)

18. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

I used to have one and thought the camera stills and videos were fine. Not as good as the Epic Touch but not too far off.

17. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

Didn't the last update to the Photon include 1080p video? The phone is definitely capable of 1080p as the US Cellular version (Electrify) has this update.

19. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

No 1080p update yet, auto focus is just horrible and it might seem fine to you but my wife's 5mp evo 3d produces way better pictures and videos. Trust me, out of 143pictures I have taken, only a handful came out good. My Evo 4G takes better pictures. But again, bought the camera for the hardware.

25. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1291; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Actually the camera app from Droid 3 records 1080p video in Photon... Yes, Photon is capable but restricted by sw.. Goto XDA for the mod... It is working 100%... But the image/video quality is same, not much improved...

30. Ray.S

Posts: 464; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

Thanks, we fixed it!

5. Croxy

Posts: 55; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Apple iPhone 4s with a 4.5 inch display.. :D and I thought that HTC one series didn't have expandable memories.. They made some adjustments for Sprint or a mistake?

8. Markizzle21

Posts: 30; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

They made an adjustment on the Evo LTE. It does have expandable memory

2. Habib

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

lol really? IPHONE 4S 4.5 inch IPS display? fix it por favor :)

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