How a Sprint Phone Is Born
Sprint recently offered Phone Scoop a rare peek behind the curtain at its Overland Park headquarters, where it detailed its phone selection process and how it hones them from rough concepts to finalized products.
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Sprint gave Phone Scoop an inside look at how it chooses, tests, and certifies its cell phones, as well as some of the thinking that goes behind the selection process. It goes way beyond picking what's "cool" or "hot." Trends come and go, and Sprint has to pick phones that fit a wide range of users and lifestyles. It ain't a walk in the park. Read on to learn how a phone makes its way to a Sprint shelf.
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Meanwhile, in GSM land...
Maybe all of that testing is a little overkill if it delays Sprint's "hero" devices like the EVO 4G from launching before the competition's versions do?
that if it goes through would not only give Sprint a leg up but would redefine American's wireless landscape.
HTC EVO X
That just sounds like a better name and I want to know why it didn't happen
I agree. Maybe because it's not part of the "One" series. Well it is in a technical sense but it's not exactly the same p...
Just makes me wonder
I was a little dismayed with the statement & roadmap graphic that shows/states "...phablet by mid 2013". I was (& still am) hoping that we'd see that by year's end. Oh well...either way, I'll be here (w/Sprint) whenever it arrives. I'm not leavin'!
Good job Eric!
Best article ever!