HTC Hero S Designed For Sprint
The US version of HTC's Hero S - just released for US Cellular - contains hardware supporting Sprint's unique network, including WiMAX, and CDMA in the ESMR (old iDEN) band, according to the FCC approval documents for the phone. Much like the Motorola Electrify for US Cellular is essentially the Photon with WiMAX disabled, HTC has done the same for the Hero S. The FCC has approved a version of the Hero S for Sprint with WiMAX, and a distinct variant for US Cellular that FCC documents describe as having WiMAX "operation disabled by software change only." The original Hero was Sprint's first Android phone. The new "S" model contains major upgrades, including a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon S2 processor, qHD display, global GSM/WCDMA roaming, and a front-facing camera. Sprint has yet to announce plans to carry the Hero S, and HTC and Sprint declined to comment.
HTC and Sprint Announce the EVO Design 4G World Phone
Sprint took the wraps off a new EVO-branded handset today called the HTC EVO Design 4G. The Design 4G is a rebadged version of the Hero S.
Sprint Affirms Android 4.0 for its HTC Lineup and Others
Following HTC's announcement earlier today, Sprint confirmed via its community support forums that it will update the HTC EVO Design 4G and the HTC EVO 3D to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in early 2012. Sprint said that Android 4.0 will be pushed out to these devices over the air.
HTC Commits to Upgrading 7 Smartphones to Android 4.0
HTC announced today via its Facebook page that it plans to update a number of its smartphones to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in early 2012. In the U.S., HTC will update the Rezound, EVO Design 4G, and Amaze 4G.
FreedomPop Intros $99 Smartphone and New Plan
FreedomPop today announced the availability of its first smartphone. It is selling the HTC EVO Design for $99 without a contract.
Sprint Pushing Maintenance Updates to Android Phones
Sprint has begun distributing system updates to the HTC EVO 4G, Samsung Epic 4G, and HTC EVO Design 4G smartphones. The updates remove Carrier IQ's software, as well as fixes bugs, boosts performance, and resolves security issues.
PH44100-Kingdom-EVO Design 4G-HeroS
So where are the specs on the EVO Design 4G if it isnt the PH44100?
We were right: EVO Design 4G