HTC EVO 4G LTE release date is May 18, Sprint announces officially

HTC EVO 4G LTE release date is May 18, Sprint announces officially
Forget all rumors and speculations – the HTC EVO 4G LTE release date is now official. Sprint just announced that the smartphone will be available for purchase starting May 18, just like what most clues indicated. Of course, those of you who have invested $200 in pre-ordering a unit should expect receiving your parcels on that day or earlier.

For those who need a refresher, the HTC EVO 4G LTE is a redesigned version of the HTC One X. In terms of hardware, you get a 4.7-inch 720p display, dual-core Snapdragon S4 clocked at 1.5GHz, and a snappy 8-megapixel camera. When it comes to looks, however, the device has been given a few alterations. To start, its body is made out of aluminum and sports an anodized black finish. In addition, a red kickstand is present on the smartphone's back, which is a design feature that we had on the EVO 4G. Software-wise, Android 4.0 with Sense UI on top comes out of the box.

So there you go, folks – not too long until the anticipated smartphone materializes on the shelves at Sprint stores. For those interested, our HTC EVO 4G LTE hands-on is where you can learn more about it.

source: Sprint

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EVO 4G LTE
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2000 mAh(7.50h talk time)

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11 Comments

1. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Neat!

2. johamsandwich

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 18, 2012

Sweet!

3. N.Reynolds

Posts: 257; Member since: Feb 15, 2011

So excited to get mine next Friday! Should be as epic as the first Evo.

4. kindahipdude

Posts: 58; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

That baby is mine!

5. Bridgep0rt

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

Nice.... 9 More days, till I get my new baby!

6. AndroidTroll

Posts: 359; Member since: Mar 05, 2011

I will get it as long as it has an unlocked bootloader and USB OTG support. Otherwise, I will wait for SGS3. I really hope I don't have to get the SGS3 because I prefer this.

7. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

Sprint isn't very tough on rooted phones or bootloader unlocks, they actually accept phones that can turn on/load Android OS for warranty repairs. I don't think it will have USB OTG out of the box but if someone is willing to code a kernel for it then it should work. If you can afford to wait, wait and see how development pans out for the Evo LTE, if by the time the SGS3 is out there still isn't S-OFF, just go with the SGS3.

12. sinfiery

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Based on preliminary findings captain, there seems to be a fair amount of Devs already moving on over to this device on XDA. Such information was the final step I needed to pony up the $200. If only SERO customers could use wirefly..oh well. I'm still curious if the sound quality will rival the international HTC One S or the international One X because from what I've read, the sound chip is built into the SoC which is the same as the One S for this phone. And the One S killed the International One X in sound quality.

9. atheisticemetic

Posts: 377; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

lawl sprint

13. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

You say the same thing on every post, whats so funny?

14. bryancotton84

Posts: 14; Member since: May 10, 2012

Does Sprint do month to month contracts? I hate the two year agreement and I'd be willing to pay full price...

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