HTC EVO Shift 4G get official, available at Sprint
Sprint has finally made the HTC Evo Shift 4G smartphone official and it will be available on January 9 for $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new 2-year contract agreement. They also announced the MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Novatel Wireless which will land on February 27 for $49.99.
The EVO Shift 4G measures 4.6″ x 2.3″ x .6″, has a 3.6 inch WVGA capacitive multi-touch display, comes with a sliding QWERTY keyboard and runs Android 2.2 Froyo with HTC Sense. It is powered by Qualcomm MSM7630 (800 MHz) processor, has 2GB internal momory and 512MB RAM. It also packs digital compass, G-Sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor, GPS, Stereo Bluetooth 2.1, WiFi 802.11 b/g/, Sprint Mobile Hotspot, with supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, FM radio and Amazon MP3 store, microSD card and a 5-megapixel camera capable of 720p HD video recording. It weights 5.9 ounces along with its 1500mAh Lithium (Li-on) battery, which offers up to 6 hours of talk time.
It is equipped with HTML Web browser with pinch-to-zoom functionality, Adobe Flash and automatically reflowing text. Other features include Social Networking Integration like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and more, Visual Voicemail, Amazon Kindle – an e-Reader, Google Mobile Services – YouTube, Gmail, Google Talk, Google Voice and Google Maps.
The Novatel Wireless’ ultra-compact MiFi® 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot offers one-touch connectivity for up to five Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n enabled devices. It has 1500mAh which offers four hours of usage and 60 hours of standby time,browser user interface for configuration, MicroSD slot, supports Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems and delivers download speeds of more than 10 Mbps (4G data speeds -WiMAX) and download speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps, peak upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps, average download speeds of 600 kbps-1.4 Mbps for 3G data speeds (EV-DO Rev. A)