- Size (LWH): 2.7 inches, 0.4 inches, 5.3 inches
- Weight: 4.96 ounces
- Network Compatibility: LTE
- Minimum Rated Talk Time: 720 minutes
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 150 hours
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Gorgeous 4.7-inch touchscreen display,
Android 4.0, dual-core processor and
improved battery life (view larger).
A red kickstand lets you relax and enjoy hands-free entertainment (view larger).
The HTC EVO is a 4G LTE Android phone that has an electrifying 4.7-inch HD display that will allow you to take, view and send images and videos with the amazing 8.0 MP camera featuring instant capture. Listen to music the way the artist intended with Beats Audio and enjoy crisper, clearer calls with HD voice capabilities. Want to watch a movie? The 1.5GHz Dual Core processor and return of the kickstand will allow you to watch videos hands free on the ultra-fast 4G LTE network. The latest Android version (Ice Cream Sandwich) and HTC Sense 4.0 combine to offer the highest performance and good looks you expect out of an EVO product.
Note: Sprint 4G LTE network is available in limited markets.
At just nine millimeters thick, this phone has a full HD 1080p video capture, 16 GB internal memory, Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, DLNA wireless streaming capabilities, GPS for navigation and location-based services, and up to 7.5 hours of talk time.(see full specifications below).
Need to connect your computer to the internet to print a document or email? Create a mobile hotspot for up to eight devices at once with the fast 4G LTE connection. Link-up your computer to the EVO’s Wi-Fi for quick internet browsing or print directly to Wi-Fi printers.
Google Wallet is a necessity for those who shop on-the-go. At locations where Mastercard Paypass is accepted, you can simply swipe your card and the NFC (Near Field Communications) technology will securely transfer virtual payment information and store coupons to complete your purchase. You will save time and not have to hassle with slow payment options.
Capture the Moment with the Amazing Camera
Easily capture memories and share them while on the go with the advanced camera capabilities of the HTC EVO, which offers 8-megapixel camera and Full HD 1080p video recorder. You will get super-fast image capture speeds--snap a shot in just 0.7 seconds. You will also get great photos in adverse conditions thanks to the f/2.0 lens, which captures 40 percent more light than the f/2.4 lenses available on other high-end phones. It also comes with a Video Pic feature, which enables you to capture a photo and shoot video at the same time.
Sharing photos to Facebook, Picasa or Flickr is a breeze--and lightning quick at 4G speeds. Also, enjoy video chats over Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity thanks to the front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera.
On-the-Go Entertainment with Authentic Sound
The HTC EVO features HTC Watch--an application and service that puts an entire library of the latest, premium movies and TV shows right at your fingertips. HTC Watch uses progressive download technology that makes it possible to watch videos without waiting for a huge file to finish downloading. You can either rent or buy videos, and if purchased, you can watch them on up to five different HTC devices.
You'll also be able to hear the music the way the artists intended it to be heard with the integrated Beats Audio. Every sound is enhanced with Beats Audio and custom tuned for best audio performance with Beats Audio headsets (not included).
Vital Statistics and Premium Design
The HTC EVO weighs 4.7 ounces and measures 5.31 x 2.72 x 0.35 inches. Its 2,000 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 7.5 hours of talk time. It runs on Sprint’s 4G LTE and 3G networks, CDMA EVDO Rev A.
What's in the Box
HTC EVO handset, charger, quick start guide
Android Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System
The HTC EVO runs the Android 4.0 operating system (dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich), which adds powerful new ways of communicating and sharing while improving on the best Android features: easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets, and more.
The new Ice Cream Sandwich interface features an onscreen navigation bar that replaces the hardware buttons for Back, Home, and Menu found with older Android-powered phones. And with Google+ integration, you can video chat with groups of up to 9 friends as well as easily upload and share photos and videos. Other features include:Face Unlock
You can now unlock your phone with just your face using the Face Unlock option. It takes advantage of the front-facing camera and state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to register a face during setup and then to recognize it again when unlocking the device. Just hold your phone in front of your face to unlock (or use a backup PIN).
And the lock screen now lets you do more without unlocking. From the slide lock screen, you can jump directly to the camera for a picture or pull down the notifications window to check for messages. When listening to music, you can even manage music tracks and see album art.Home Screen Folders
Quickly access related apps right from the home screen by organizing apps and shortcuts into folders--just drag one app onto another to create a folder.Multitasking
Multitasking is even easier and more visual in Android 4.0. The Recent Apps button lets you jump instantly from one task to another using the list in the System Bar. The list pops up to show thumbnail images of apps used recently--tapping a thumbnail switches to the app.Voice Input
The new voice engine in Android 4.0 lets you dictate the text you want, for as long as you want, using the language you want. You can speak continuously for a prolonged time, even pausing for intervals if needed, and dictate punctuation to create correct sentences. As the voice input engine enters text, it underlines possible dictation errors in gray. After dictating, you can tap the underlined words to quickly replace them from a list of suggestions.
Sprint's 4G LTE Network
Note: The Sprint 4G LTE network is currently available in limited markets, but continues to expand across US cities.
Sprint 4G LTE services dramatically increase download speeds for photos, videos and large files. You can download a favorite song, picture, sitcom or large video in seconds, not minutes, or watch live streaming video--all while on the go, not just from the home or office. Additionally, businesses can benefit from the fast connectivity speeds of 4G LTE. Some examples include:
- Real estate agents can conduct virtual property tours.
- Construction teams using 4G LTE in the field can save valuable time by sharing schematics with engineers online.
- Insurance companies can speed their claims management through real-time communication with on-site adjusters.
- Health care professionals can improve their ability to remotely monitor patients.
- Emergency first responders can rapidly assess and coordinate disaster action with real-time on-site video and audio.
- Photojournalists can instantly transfer high-resolution images to the newsroom.
Just a few of the Sprint ID packages.
Make your phone a reflection of who you are with Sprint ID, which helps you get the most out of your phone by allowing you to choose a total experience for your device. You'll be able to quickly download ID packs that deliver a predefined experience--including applications, widgets, ringtones and wallpapers--all at once. Packs are designed to meet your interests--whether you're a sports fan, fitness fanatic, or auto enthusiast.
And the catalog of Sprint ID experiences will grow and expand--it's a marketplace full of experiences just for you. Choose from a single experience or many--it's about customizing your phone with the information you want in the palm of your hand. Here are a few examples of currently available Sprint ID packs:
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Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), also known as CMAS, is a part of a national alerting system called IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert and Warning System) that enables emergency management officials to rapidly disseminate the warnings and safety information via text alerts to wireless phones based on the phones’ geographic location. The Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA is responsible for receiving the alerting information and forwarding the alerts to participating wireless carriers such as Sprint. Such alerts may come from the President of the United States; the National Weather Service, state or county public safety officials. This system is integrated into the same national alerting services that serve television and radio today.
Top Customer Reviews
Its sleek, sexy & very couture. I find the white version more aesthetically appealing, that its black counterpart. The 4.7" screen is enormous with a very crisp display! The 1.5 dual core snapdragon is extremely fast & can run any of the latest games available in google play & is preloaded with ICS. Its smooth, responsive & very accurate with texting(big plus)! One thing that's particularly attractive is the weather app, its really immersive when you switch to full screen & I get lost staring at the animations it plays.
Voice commands are responsive as long as you don't eat your words. One thing car mode! Now I must get a dock for this, it changes the GUI for ease of use when driving. The 8 megapixel camera takes, stunning photos with a couple of customizations for your photos. Video recording at Full HD 1080p, 1.3 megapixel front facing camera & beats audio! Not that I'm a big fan, but that extra addition adds a lot of value to a phone that's already packed with a ton of features & it also comes with an extremely sturdy kickstand.
For all its pluses, there are two quirks about the phone. The first being to get to the micro sd slot you need to remove the back paneling (seems that htc had put this late in the phone's design). The second is the inability to battery swap.
Aside from those two quirks, the phone will do everything you want it to, while looking good at doing it.Read more ›
when i made the jump to sprint i was taken by the striking look of the evo 4g lte, a phone that in black/red, never stood out to me (aside from the screen and knowing it basically a one x with some makeup on.)
Ill go into what i feel are the good and bad, and hopefully it'll help inform your decision as to if this handset is worth your time.
first, lets start with the bad, or rather, the just not all that good.
1.Non removable battery. Honestly, this means very little to me, as this seems to be the way of most phones going forward. but it may matter to someone who stays away from a charger more than me
2.two tone back. i personally think the htc oneX feels slightly nicer than this handeset...but only in this very specific aspect: it feels like a single solid piece of something (which it is) whereas the evo is a mishmash of different textures. The plastic top is a fingerprint magnet but if you get the white, you wont ever see it.
3. Lte support: honestly, as someone who spends most of his time in wifi areas this matters less to me than it does folks on the go, and since all i use my data for is foursquare checkins and google music, even sprints paltry 3g does me good.
4.sense: being an android purist shows my bias, and i still think htc offers the best 'skin' of any oem android device. it may be overwrought but it still is the best.Read more ›
The Sprint techs did say they often have problems with phones purchased on Amazon...but as I said, they took care of it quickly and never had a problem since.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Old battery item doesn't hold a charge after showing fully charged... you may get 20 minutes talking time after showing the phone is fully charged... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Amazon Customer
This phone only last 2 months and them the Power button wasn’t working at all. So I had to purchase a new phonePublished 8 months ago by Glennys Guzman
Does not stay charged. Phone was broken on the back but did not say that. Disappointed to say the leastPublished 12 months ago by YOLANDA WHITE
Very capable phone will all the bells and whistles. Very easy to control and use. Very smart device.Published 12 months ago by Harold Jay fannin
I received this phone in a timely manner and the description was very accurate.Published 13 months ago by kl taylor
It doesn't stay charged I wasted my money I'm not satisfied at allPublished 13 months ago by naisha williams