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HTC Launches EVO 4G LTE On Sprint

After the LG Viper 4G LTE, Sprint has announced the arrival of the EVO 4G LTE which is the first LTE phone from HTC to carry the EVO brand.

The phone is not the HTC One X (or even a variant) that many were expecting. The phone is thinner than previous HTC phones and possibly the thinnest LTE handset yet

It comes with a massive 4.7-inch 1,280 by 720 pixels super LCD display, is powered by a dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.5GHz (the MDM8960).

In comparison, the One X used the Nvidia Tegra 3, a quad core monster with the same clock speed.

There's also a super fast eight megapixel camera featuring ImageSense and a f/2.0 lens plus concurrent video/still capture functionality, a front facing 1.3-megapixel camera, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with Sense 4.0 UI, Beats Audio software, 1GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage, a microSD card slot, a 2000mAh battery, WiFi, NFC and support for HD Voice.

The phone will go on sale from the 7th of March in the US for $199.99 with a two year contract. No official release date have been confirmed yet and HTC hasn't said whether it will go on sale outside the US.

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.