As the release of HTC’s EVO Shift 4G on Sprint nears, some of the lingering questions we’ve had about the handset are starting to be answered. It definitely looks like the “EVO Shift 4G” name has stuck, we learned what the phone will likely sell for, and now we’re hearing that the rumored release date for the device will be January 9.
The first accessories for the phone have started pouring into retail stores, confirming the EVO Shift 4G name. Since accessories are of no use without the phones to go with them, a release is likely imminent. The [...]
We already had strong hints indicating that the upcoming HTC Evo Shift 4G will be released on January 9 and that the handset will go for around $150 but thanks to a RadioShack ad listing the smartphone, we get another confirmation.
To be more specific, the price will be $149.99 with a two-year agreement, falling pretty nice into place with the BestBuy price of $150 with the same conditions — and a $449.99 price without a contract. The date remains January 9, 2011, that is one and a half weeks from now but there are no other details given out — not that we’d [...]
Whatever you want to call it, the HTC Knight/Speedy/EVO 4G Shift now has some up-close photographs of it available, thanks to a tipster sending them in to phoneArena.
Just as we’d heard, the phone is a QWERTY slider, and a compact one at that. Sadly, no pics are available of the FCC sticker or anything else that would help us nail down just what hardware this is; in addition to the many possible names, we’ve seen multiple ID codes used to refer to the smartphone.
The source for these pictures claims the EVO Shift 4G, as he calls it, is running at 800MHz. If [...]
We saw the HTC Knight picture with rumors pointing towards Sprint and after trademark filing, we hinted that the Knight might be Sprint’s EVO Shift 4G as it last week passed FCC with CDMA and WiMAX.
The device goes by the names of HTC Knight, EVO Shift 4G and HTC PG06100 and some more technical details leaked according to which, similar to the T-Mobile G2, will sport either an 800Mhz or a 1Ghz Dual Core Snapdragon processor (different sources), 512MB RAM, 3.7-inch WVGA screen, either a 5 or an 8-megapixel camera (again, different sources) as well as a slide-out QWERTY [...]
We posted about HTC filing for trademark on “HTC EVO Shift 4G” denomination (after a similar trademark filing for “HTC EVO 4G Shift”) and we also asked questions whether the HTC Speedy/Knight is the new EVO Shift 4G or not.
Looks like an HTC device supporting CDMA and WiMAX just hit FCC with model number PG06100 and judging by the technologies supported it could be heading for Sprint, in which case it might as well be the HTC EVO Shift 4G. All this is supposition based on previous rumors so feel free to let us know of your thoughts in the comments [...]