HTC Evo Design 4G (Sprint) comparison

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HTC Evo Design 4G (Sprint)

HTC Evo Design 4G (Sprint)
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HTC Evo 4G - black (Sprint)

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LG Venice (Boost Mobile)

LG Venice (Boost Mobile)
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HTC One

HTC One
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HTC Evo Design 4G (Boost Mobile)

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Price $395 at 1 store $86 at 1 store $89 to $149 at 2 stores $178 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.8 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.3 (3.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.0 stars out of 22 reviews 4.0 stars out of 523 reviews 5.0 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 135 reviews 1.0 stars out of 3 reviews
Release date October 23, 2011 June 04, 2010 October 10, 2012 April 19, 2013 May 08, 2012
The Bottom Line The HTC Evo Design 4G gives you a lot of smartphone for a good price--fast 4G speeds, a good camera, a strong processor, and a sophisticated design. It's an excellent choice for Sprint customers, except those who are specifically looking for a dual-core phone. The HTC Evo 4G is easily Sprint's best smartphone and one of today's top Android devices. It also shows the promise of 4G, which will grow as Sprint's WiMax network expands, but until there's broader 4G coverage, it's hard to agree with the mandatory premium data add-on fee. Boost's LG Venice has respectable midrange specs including a snappy processor and a vivid screen, but if you want 4G data speeds, look elsewhere. A few quibbles notwithstanding, the powerhouse HTC One is a beautifully crafted, near-ideal smartphone. The HTC Evo Design 4G may be Boost Mobile's top dog but it's fenced in by a high price and weak performance.

Basic specs

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Cellular technology Info unavailable WiMAX
CDMA2000 1X
CDMA
Info unavailable CDMA2000 1X / GSM / WCDMA (UMTS)
Specific absorption rate (SAR) 0.8 W/Kg
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Weight 5.22 oz
6.2 oz
4.23 oz
5.04 oz
6 oz
Talk time Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Up to 450 min
Wireless Interface Info unavailable IEEE 802.11
Bluetooth
WiMAX
IEEE 802.11
Bluetooth 3.0
Info unavailable Bluetooth 3.0
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
WiMAX
Service Provider Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel
Info unavailable AT&T
Boost Mobile
Band / mode Info unavailable Info unavailable CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
Info unavailable GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) / CDMA 800/1900 (Dual Band)
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