Hands-on with the Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G Android smartphone

Hands-on with the Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G Android smartphone

Summary: Sprint and HTC decided to follow up the successful HTC EVO 4G with a smaller, cheaper model that sports a physical QWERTY keyboard. Unfortunately, the keyboard is not good enough to take on the Samsung Epic 4G on Sprint.

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  • Sprint and HTC decided to follow up the successful HTC EVO 4G with a smaller, cheaper model that sports a physical QWERTY keyboard. Unfortunately, the keyboard is not good enough to take on the Samsung Epic 4G on Sprint.

    Make sure to check out all of my hands-on impressions and experiences with the HTC EVO Shift 4G on theZDNet Smartphones and Cell Phones blog.

  • The EVO Shift 4G supports Sprint's 4G WiMAX network and the ability to serve as a WiFi hotspot for other devices.

Topics: HTC, Android, Google, Hardware, Mobility, Smartphones, Telcos, Wi-Fi

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  • RE: Hands-on with the Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G Android smartphone

    They are still light years behind the competition. Where is the multitasking and tethering. And that there are no apps. The units sell sick poor. Show us the numbers MS. KIN died at 6 weeks, should it take 25 weeks this time?
    The biggest flop at CES this year was WP7, there was no other than manufacturers who dared to come up with a WP7 unit. Perhaps not so surprising when it took six weeks for Windows KIN to die. KIN 6.0 6.5 7.0 are all dead or dying. Moribund fragmentation, it is called.

    Written on my Iphone
    Sultansulan
    • RE: Hands-on with the Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G Android smartphone

      @Sultansulan Why are you going on a about WP7 being a flop here? It's a gallery of a new Android device.
      I appreciate that this is just your opinion but there are many other places on-line where you can slate anything that's not Apple.
      Android does multitask, it does tether (acts as a Wifi hotspot in case you can't read) and there are plenty of apps.

      BTW you can't spell Iphone correctly.
      aliball68
  • RE: Hands-on with the Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G Android smartphone

    Love this phone,love everything about it.. The camera can be a little better but for everything it does its Fine. Its a very fast phone HTC definitely did a good job in the making of this masterpiece. I would Definitely Recommend this to anyone Over The Iphone.
    RyanClark1017