HTC Evo 4G for Sprint

The HTC Evo 4G is the first 4G phone for the U.S. market, running on Sprint's WiMax network. It will be available starting June 4 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. The smartphone will require an Everything Data Plan ($69.99) and a mandatory $10 Premium Data add-on for WiMax, regardless of whether you live in a 4G market or not.
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET

Android 2.1 plus HTC Sense

The Evo 4G runs Android 2.1 with HTC Sense. The latter is HTC's custom skin for the Android platform and brings a more user-friendly interface and enhanced features.
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET

Large but thin

Like the HTC HD2, the Evo 4G is quite large, measuring 4.8 inches tall by 2.6 inches wide and weighing 6 ounces. That said, it remains quite slim at just 0.5 inch thick.
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET

Navigation controls

Below the Evo 4G's massive 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive touch screen, you get four touch-sensitive controls: home, menu, back, and search. A long-press of the home button will also bring up your most recently used apps.
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET


The Evo 4G features an 8-megapixel camera with dual LED flash and HD video recording. However, it also has a 1.3-megapixel camera on front that can be used with the Qik Chat app to make video calls.
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET

Photo quality

The Evo's 8-megapixel camera took great photos both indoors and outdoors.
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET


On bottom, you'll find the phone's Micro-USB and HDMI ports. The handset also has a sturdy kickstand that can be used to prop up the Evo so you can watch videos and view photos hands-free.
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET


Want to see the future of car technology?

Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Hot Products