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HTC EVO 3D and HTC EVO View 4G officially launch on Sprint today

HTC EVO 3D and HTC EVO View 4G officially launch on Sprint today
In case you have forgotten, or you are not a Sprint Premier customer, the first 3D-enabled phone to hit the US, the HTC EVO 3D, and the company's first tablet effort in the US, the HTC EVO View 4G, are launching for all current and future Sprint customers today, starting 8am, when the stores open, and online.

The HTC EVO 3D uses a parallax barrier screen overlay, which means that you don't need any dorky 3D glasses to enjoy the third dimension, and you can also turn it off, if it gets in your way. What remains then, is one of the best Android handsets of the season - 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, 4.3" qHD display with 540x960 pixels, perfect for reading small text, dual 5MP cameras that record up to 720p in 3D, and Full HD 1080p in plain ol' 2D video, the works.

Not to mention the newly-minted Sense UI 3.0, with its active lock screen, and incredibly fast shot-to-shot times. The HTC EVO 3D is the reasonable $199 with a two-year contract, while Sprint's unlimited data, texting and calling plan goes for $69.99, plus the $10 Premium Data surcharge. Adding to the handset's charm is the fact that you can uninstall the carrier-loaded applications without rooting the device.

The HTC EVO View 4G, on the other hand, comes at $399, which buys you a WiMAX-enabled version of the excellent HTC Flyer 7-inch tablet, running Android Gingerbread for now, with Sense UI for tablets. Honeycomb has already been released for 7" slates, so we hope HTC is hard at work on the upgrade.

Still, you get a 1.5GHz Qualcomm processor, and all the HTC Scribe technology you can stomach for drawing or taking notes directly on the display with the capacitive stylus pen, which will be offered for free with the first HTC EVO View 4Gs, while supplies last, additional $79.99 of savings. The data add-ons for the tablet start at $34.99 for 3GB of 3G data, and unlimited 4G in areas where available, when tacked on an eligible voice plan.


The tablet's marketing campaign starts in full swing as well, with a cameo appearance at the BET Awards show this Sunday, the 26th, when the celebrities will use an HTC EVO View 4G, instead of envelopes, to announce the winners.

Are you getting any of these two summer jams?

source: Sprint

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