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Innovative Linux-based Smartphone Wows the Critics and Leads the iPhone
Android Leads the Way
June 25, 2010
For several years now, Sprint has been in next-to-last place among U.S. wireless network providers. But that might eventually change if Sprint continues to offer smartphones like the HTC EVO 4G ($200 with a new contract), a well-reviewed Android 2.1 handset boasting several firsts and currently a Sprint exclusive in the U.S.
The HTC EVO 4G, introduced in March and shipping June 4, is the first 3G/4G network phone in the U.S. Along with working on Sprint�s 3G network, the EVO 4G can take advantage of Sprint�s faster 4G network as well. Sprint�s 4G network is based on WiMAX technology and is currently in 33 U.S. markets.
The EVO 4G is also the first phone from a U.S. carrier with a front-facing camera for video chat. And it�s among the first to offer 720p video recording. Apple�s iPhone 4, available June 24, also boasts a front-facing webcam for video chat, and a back-facing camera for still images and 720p video recording.
Packed with features such as the ability to turn the phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot, the EVO 4G is earning highly favorable reviews. Three of the four review sites we surveyed�CNET, LAPTOP magazine, and PC Magazine�gave the EVO 4G 4 out of 5 stars. PC World gave the handset a 4.5 star...
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