Sprint releases videos of EVO 4G in action

Sprint releases videos of EVO 4G in action
Sprint released a couple of videos that show the HTC EVO 4G at work. YouTube HQ is demonstrated and the quality of the picture is fantastic over the phone's 4.3 inch capacitive display. Another app that was displayed was Google Googles, which comes pre-loaded on the handset as part of Android 2.1. The visual search engine uses the EVO 4G's 8MP camera and scans an image to come back with search results. In the demonstration, Sprint's 4G network flexes its muscles a bit and you can see how quickly the information came back to the user. Speaking about speed, the carrier shows off web browsing on the phone, including the Pinch-To-Zoom function, and Flash support. The pages render exactly as they do on your desktop computer. Other featured apps include the Layar Augmented Reality browser. Take a look at the videos and we are sure that you will start to have those strange feelings that you had the first time you saw the iPhone or the HTC HD2 in action. Your mind will turn to mush and drool will come from the corner of your mouth. Every waking moment will be consumed with getting your own unit. Or maybe not. Either way, you have to admit that the EVO 4G is an amazing specimen.

HTC EVO 4G Specifications | Hands-on

source: YouTube (1), (2)



1. GoofyGirl_77

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 09, 2009

Just waiting for the release date!!! This phone will be coming to my house!!!!

18. herbiederb

Posts: 275; Member since: Jan 28, 2010

How is it going to your house when its coming to mine?

23. imthatguy704

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 26, 2010

@herbiederb, because it's coming in two different colors. You get the white one and I get the black one.

2. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

What's funny is on any google device currently you can put it in HQ mode. The only thing that changes is it identifies it automatically. Take any Android phone on youtube. Hit your menu key, Hit more. Hit HQ. It will look the same. What's funny is it actually looks best on Nexus 1 and Close second on Moto Droid, cause it has the same resolution as the EVO, but it's on a smaller screens.

7. davidlt4

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I have the original samsung instinct and i can play youtube hq videos, of course screen is small and video is smaller but usually not many hiccups or artifacting.

27. godsarmylds

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 05, 2010

Well based on the phone you can get better quality of the HD exp a 1080p tv vs a 760 p tv. But i did enjoy the fact that sprint played a crapy dragon ball Z cartoon with horrible picture in the first place up against a beautiful pictured film of spider man.

3. easytochris

Posts: 126; Member since: Jan 21, 2010

i think with sprint's recent no risk trial period i am going to carry the phone around for a couple weeks just to play with it. i'm not out of contract and dont want to leave tmo, but i still want to see what its like since i live in sprint's 4g coverage

4. Legacystar

Posts: 131; Member since: Dec 31, 2009

wow the slander is incredible droid can't play HQ youtube?? what a fucking skewed comparison. HQ youtube is HQ youtube no matter what device it's on. and they say they came up with it wow.

10. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

well on the iphone 3G s u cannot watch HQ videos on youtube on 3G its horrible at&t network cant do it i tried it its looks like shit .now on the droid it looks a lil better but not that much ...

12. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

on my 9700 I can watch HQ YouTube vids perfectly on at&t, once in a while I'll get a blip here and there, but most of the time it's pretty smooth..

5. Ray

Posts: 62; Member since: Apr 30, 2009

This phone is already mine just waiting for the release date..

6. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Another good phone waisting away in a pile of crappy service provider waiste.

16. AZNphoneGeek

Posts: 200; Member since: May 15, 2009

you're right papjay, sprint can't hold a candle to your tmobile free incoming plan and original sidekick flavor. rock on

17. scottmbolt unregistered

Hey Papa... you're a real jack ass.

20. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

Two words.....DOUCHE BAG - Tell me, how is Sprint a crappy service provide? If you have nothing intelligent to say, dont say it at all.

21. tlang1064

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 21, 2010

Your mom is a crappy service provider @ PapaJay224!

8. droidman

Posts: 106; Member since: Mar 17, 2010

Evo 4g game changer.iPhone and unfortunately Droid owned!!!!!!!!!!!!

14. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

4G is a game changer. The EVO 4G, not so much. Is the phone cool? Yes. Drewl Worthy? No.

26. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

You must be talking about the next gen iphone? I wish more would have replied to the comment instead of voting it down.

29. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

By 4G I meant 4G speeds and not the iPhone 4G. I wish more people replied also instead of just voting. I guess they couldn't find anything to say. But it's true. There's nothing really special about the EVO 4G except for the 4G part. And the camera I guess

9. agentoj

Posts: 105; Member since: Oct 29, 2009

The battery life better be good, I had the Hero and Moment and returned both of them because of the crappy battery life. I like android, but if I cannot get decent battery life then there is no use to having an android phone. Another major defect that It hink the evo 4g will remedy is the lag that the hero has. When I was texting with the hero it would lag so many times, and mess up my texting. Hope the 4g is the beast it seems to be.

11. markemark11

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 07, 2010

nature of the beast when you buy high end data phones.

24. jbroots3

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 29, 2010

especially if it has a decent-sized touch screen... i mean, they can only make the battery so big. plug your phone in throughout the day. Really cool invention: car charger ive had several different touchscreens, and i have plenty of friends with touchscreen phones, you have to be smart enough to manage your battery life, end of story.

13. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

Awesome device, even though I'm a GSM fanboy, it's cool to see Sprint finally get something to put the fire back in them.

15. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Who knows, maybe they'll incorporate Blackberry's Click screen, haha.. jk

25. jbroots3

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 29, 2010


19. droidman

Posts: 106; Member since: Mar 17, 2010

Well you have a right to your opinion e.n. but let me tell you something this is the first 4g handset that alone makes it a game changer it takes social networking to the next level the ability to connect 8 other devices to high speed network that's game changing and it runs on the most advanced OS out there and it's made by HTC the best cellphone manufacturer in the world who has taken cellphones to the next level also .I know because I've owned Nokias,palms,Motorolas,and apples.It is game changing period.

22. kbayer

Posts: 19; Member since: Feb 08, 2010

cant wait... sprint's been on a kikkin'but rampage lately!

28. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

again..cant surf n talk @ the sametime!! but the HTC 4G device looks somewhat interesting as far as phone features..you can do video conferencing!

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