Sprint sells HTC EVO 4G, the first WiMAX smartphone in US

The HTC EVO 4G, WiMAX is the first smartphone available on the floor of the United States that was launched last Friday. And with success, says Sprint.

Smartphone HTC EVO 4G is ambitious in many respects. WiMAX is the first smartphone sold in the United States by the operator Sprint for its network Clearwire. This also is in much better now in terms of smartphone on the characteristics and accumulation of features.

Because it is a terminal cut for both the voice data for use in mobile broadband, WiMAX through its compatibility. It plays an important role in the strategy of seduction to Sprint’s network, while the competition is about to launch competing networks, but using a different standard LTE (Long Term Evolution), which has little mobile equivalent before 2011 at best.

For its marketing Friday, June 4, Sprint said that thousands of consumers were queuing outside shops to buy the famous terminal and have achieved record sales of a mobile terminal in a single day, beating the record held by the Samsung Instinct and the Palm in the Pre operator, with a volume three times.

It starts strong for HTC EVO 4G

So much so that Sprint has faced a shortage throughout its distribution channels, requiring the establishment of a replenishment system accelerated. Because the smartphone HTC EVO 4G has strong arguments running Android 2.1 (and can be upgraded to 2.2 Froyo Android), it has a display of 4.3" with 800 x 480 pixels and a processor Qualcomm SnapDragon 1 GHz.

It also loads an 8 megapixel digital camera and is compatible with CDMA2000 EV-DO and WiMAX to provide her with data rates average 3 to 4 Mbps. Sprint may have found enough here to attract consumers to its network Clearwire that also continues to expand the coverage available in the United States.

An announcement is timely then that Apple will unveil today a new mobile device, the iPhone 4 or HD (the official name is not yet known), which will be distributed by the rival AT & T, the sole supplier of iPhone in the U.S..


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