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. It is a slim tri-mode CDMA/WiMax phone that also offers world-wide roaming thanks to GSM/HSPA+ network compatibility. It features a 4-inch qHD display, dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 768MB of RAM, Android 2.3 Gingerbread with HTC Sense 3.0, and a 5-megapixel camera. Other features include a 1.3-megapixel user-facing camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, gyroscope, compass, proximity, and ambient light sensors. The EVO Design 4G goes on sale October 23 for $99.99 with a new two-year service agreement after a $50 mail-in rebate.
HTC Hero S Designed For Sprint
Oct 13, 2011
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.
FreedomPop Intros $99 Smartphone and New Plan
Oct 1, 2013
FreedomPop today announced the availability of its first smartphone. It is selling the HTC EVO Design for $99 without a contract.
HTC EVO 3D, EVO Design 4G to Get ICS Next Month
Jul 16, 2012
Sprint today announced that both the HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich starting in early August. Users will be notified automatically when the update is available to their device.
Boost and Virgin Intro 4G Service Plans and Devices
May 8, 2012
Sprint's pre-paid businesses Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA today announced new 4G plans and 4G devices. Both companies are using Sprint's WiMax network to provide 4G services, which are available in 71 markets, in addition to Sprint's existing CDMA 3G footprint.
HTC Confirms Android 4.0 Headed to 16 Smartphones
Mar 14, 2012
HTC today published in a blog post a list of 16 smartphones that will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The devices include the Amaze 4G, Desire S, Desire HD, EVO 3D, EVO Design 4G, Incredible S, Sensation, Sensation XL, Sensation 4G, Sensation XE, Raider, Rezound, Rhyme, Thunderbolt, and Vivid.
Mid level phone
1st it is less than $200.
2nd it does not have dual core.
3rd the camera is 5mp.
4th 768meg of ram.
5th lower res. WVGA
6th no NFC
2. It doesn't need a dual core CPU, the S2 Snapdragon it carries already has a FSB Speed that is just as fast as the T250 Nvidia Tegra
The EVO is the best phone.
Too bad it's not on Vz
Not Dual Core