Sorry Sprint customers, Android 4.0 update for HTC EVO 3D just for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Sorry Sprint customers, Android 4.0 update for HTC EVO 3D just for Europe, Middle East and Africa
HTC EVO 3D

HTC EVO 3D

We have good news and bad news for owners of the stereoscopic HTC EVO 3D. The good news is that the phone is receiving its Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The bad news is that the update is for those in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In other words, Sprint customers will remain on Gingerbread for the moment. The firmware update weighs in at 300MB, which also includes Sense 3.6, HTC's skin for its non-One series models. Some of those in the covered regions, weighing in on various forums, were unable to find the update, even when looking manually.

While Sprint HTC EVO 3D users might understandably feel a pang or two of disappointment, a timeline released by HTC last month revealing update schedules for specific models showed the phone getting updated by July, which means that you still have another month left before going ballistic. On the other hand, it's not like the update isn't being pushed out right now to dozens of EVO 3D users in other countries. Sprint customers might be wondering now just what those carriers receiving the update have that Sprint doesn't.

source: PhonesReview

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EVO 3D GSM
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 1 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1730 mAh(7.75h 3G talk time)

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9 Comments

1. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

that picture make me hungry

4. learning2type

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

"HA HA" from Nelson (simpsons)

2. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

lol, the HTC Evo V 4G already has ICS. Interesting move by Sprint....

3. Contreramanjaro

Posts: 153; Member since: Dec 04, 2011

It's worse for people like me with an Evo Design since there is a working on sale version of the phone with ICS. As far as I know there is no hardware difference between the Boost Mobile model and the Sprint model.

5. thelegend6657 unregistered

Asia ?

6. ibap

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

What have they got that Spring users in the US don't have? Probably unlocked GSM, which means less carrier bloatware, at least.

7. kach22

Posts: 153; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

It's also available in some parts of Asia. Here in Bangladesh we received the notification yesterday and I heard the same in Pakistan. For some unknown reasons it is still not available in India.

8. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

BIg fat ice cream sandwich= Big fat phone

9. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Unfortunately i think that the sales of the EVO LTE are not going as expect and are delaying the release of ICS to squeeze in those last few sales....

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