The next big phone from HTC is all set to hit the market and this time it is Sprint doing the honours. The phone in question is none other than the HTC Evo Design 4G that was leaked on the Internet a couple of months ago, though no specifications were available. The connectivity options on board the Evo Design are quite impressive and at that pricing plan, it should be a reasonable purchase for anyone, excepting those with a strong aversion to the Sense UI or those who are absolutely in love with iOS and can’t get enough of it.
Coming to the phone, the Evo Design features WiMAX capability and standard 3G and 4G facilities. Moreover, it can act as a wireless internet hub and can simultaneously tether up to eight devices using either 3G or 4G network. On the inside, the usual Qualcomm MSM8655 processor does its magic with two cores at a speed of 1.2GHz. The Design comes with a large 4” screen at qHD resolution (540×960). Operating System is the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) with the HTC Sense 3.0 UI layered on top of it. The phone features a decent 5 megapixel camera on the back that can also record HD video, though the resolution of that is not clear but 720p seems likely. For video calling, there is a 1.3 megapixel camera on the front. The design is the usual unibody sleek design of the HTC Evo line of phones (very similar to the Hero S).
Sprint is offering this phone at $99.9, though the price for the unlocked version has not yet been announced. Considering the multitude of connectivity options available on this device and the fact that Sprint is the last major carrier to be still offering unlimited data plans, this device could be an attractive choice for data-intensive users.