Walmart makes boo boo by showing HTC Hero instead of HTC EVO Design 4G in flyer

Walmart makes boo boo by showing HTC Hero instead of HTC EVO Design 4G in flyer
You might recall the HTC Hero that was released by Sprint back in October 2009, just a few days before the Motorola DROID started Androidmania. The Hero was evolving from the T-Mobile G1 and certainly looks nothing like HTC's current lineup of Android handsets. That is why it seems strange that whomever was checking the copy for Walmart's latest circular let a picture of the 2 year old phone sneak in above copy for the brand new HTC EVO Design 4G.

The HTC Hero variant that landed on Sprint in October 2009 introduced Sense UI to the U.S. and had a elongated look with a trackball on the bottom of the phone. Of course, the HTC EVO Design 4G does not have the trackball and is currently available from Sprint for $99.99 with a 2-year contract. Buying the phone from Walmart will save you $1.11 with the same signed pact. Just make sure that they give you the HTC EVO Design 4G, not the HTC Hero.

source: Walmart via SprintUsersForum

Walmart incorrectly shows the HTC Hero (follow arrow) and the real HTC EVO Design 4G (R)
Walmart incorrectly shows the HTC Hero (follow arrow) and the real HTC EVO Design 4G (R)

Walmart incorrectly shows the HTC Hero (follow arrow) and the real HTC EVO Design 4G (R)


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Hero CDMA
  • Display 3.2" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm MSM7200A, Single core, 528 MHz
  • Battery 1500 mAh
EVO Design 4G
  • Display 4.0" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1520 mAh

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6 Comments

1. Sinaps

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 27, 2010

At least they showed the one that was on Sprint.

2. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Wow, didn't know the Hero was just the 2nd US Droid O.o. I guess you do learn something new every day

3. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

The Hero isn't a Droid.. It's an ANDROID. Get it right.

6. hltechie unregistered

I'm really tired of people getting this mixed up ._.

4. ryanl

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

fun fact the internal wm/sams club documents also called the evo design the htc hero

5. Midi116

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

lol i did see that =]

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