Sprint's HTC Evo 4G LTE launches June 2

Sprint's variant of the HTC One X Android 4.0 smartphone gets an official drop date.


After a delay, Sprint and HTC have a launch date locked down for the HTC Evo 4G LTE , Sprint's new flagship device: June 2.

A patent spat with Apple slowed down shipments of the Evo 4G LTE -- and of the HTC One X -- but Sprint assured customers last week that it would be able to fulfill pre-orders of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset starting May 24.

The HTC Evo 4G LTE features a 4.7-inch screen, a dual-core processor, a great 8-megapixel camera and sells for $199.99. Despite its LTE-readiness, Sprint has yet to ignite its 4G LTE network.

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Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.


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