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Want the HTC EVO 4G? It's sold out

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Jun 2010 21:58 User comments (4)

Want the HTC EVO 4G? It's sold out Sprint's record breaking HTC EVO 4G is apparently sold out across the United States, with more shipments expected later in the week.
The EVO 4G broke Sprint's one-day sales record for a phone, with an estimated 320,000 units sold on June 4th, the day the device launched.

More importantly for Sprint, the numbers crush launch day sales of the Palm Pre, which launched to fanfare last year but quickly faded. EVO demand continues to remain strong.

Sprint, Best Buy, Radio Shack, Wal-Mart, Amazon and many others have all reported being sold out of the smartphone.

The next batch of phones are set aside for those that pre-ordered, notes Sprint.

The HTC EVO 4G boasts a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB ROM, 512MB RAM, a 1500 mAh battery and an 8GB microSD card. The device has a 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive multi-touchscreen display (with pinch to zoom), Android 2.1 with Sense UI, Google Search, Google Maps, Google Talk, Gmail, Google Goggles, YouTube, Google Calendar syncing, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability for connecting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices.

Additionally, the device has GPS with Sprint Navigation, a Digital compass, Bluetooth 2.1, a 3.5mm headset jack, FM radio, Amazon MP3 store, Qik video sharing, HDMI out a kickstand for hands-free viewing, an 8MP autofocus camera with dual LED flash (and 720p HD video recording) and an additional 1.3MP front-facing camera for video conferencing.

The device costs $200 with contract.

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4 user comments

18.6.2010 23:02

Wow...I bet the Sprint network is feeling a bit slow with all those new devices at once! I bet clearwire is feeling it even worse. seems I missed a feature; I didn't know it had a kickstand; all phones stand up like they have a kickstand in the publicity photos.

28.6.2010 23:07
Unverified new user

I was in Tmobile reconnecting my line with them because I switched my number onto Sprints HTC EVO, and all the employees were touching my EVO, comparing their phone size to mines, and got blown away when I popped out the kickstand, WTF! Even customers inside the store started gathering around my EVO just to look what all the fuss was about. The HTC EVO is hands down the best smartphone out there in the market today.

39.6.2010 14:50

yea...i ordered my from Dell for $189, and still saying "awaiting inventory"

410.6.2010 3:24

Bestbuy is selling them for $200, plus they come with a free bluetooth earpiece...assuming they have any left.

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