HTC EVO 4G LTE

77
Engadget
Score
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4.7 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
3G (up to7.5 hour)
Battery type
Li-ion (2000 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (8 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS)

Storage

Internal memory
16 GB
Memory card
microSD (microSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (yes)
Bluetooth
4.0

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (Streaming / internet) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Flash)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync)

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Document editor, Games, IM, Maps, Notes, Stocks, Stopwatch, Tasks / to-dos, Voice recorder, Weather
Java
Other

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (Polyphonic, MP3 / audio, Contact ringtones)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
CDMA, LTE

Display

Screen size
4.7 inches
Screen resolution
Other (1280, 720)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
RAM
1 GB

Sensors

Sensors
Accelerometer (motion), Ambient light, Proximity

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
yes
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
Kickstand
yes
NFC or RFID payment
yes
Ruggedized
no
TTY / TDD
yes
TV-out
yes (MHL / HDMI (micro-USB))