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HTC EVO 3D for Sprint Unboxing (video)

by Jon Rettinger | June 16, 2011June 16, 2011 1:30 pm PST

HTC EVO 3D shutter buttonScheduled for release on June 24th, we’ve received the HTC EVO 3D in the TechnoBuffalo labs this morning, so it’s time to get our unboxing on!

At first feel the phone feels thick, but I’m loving the textured feel on the back panel.  What I’m not loving is the placement of the huge camera shutter button that is too easily hit when you hold the phone in your right hand.  (see the picture to the right)  The overall processor speed feels good, but the screen is fairly unremarkable.  The glasses free stereoscopic 3D does indeed work, but it feels gimmicky to be sure.

Overall it feels like a solid choice if you’re on Sprint, but I would suggest holding off until we do our full review before making a final decision.

HTC EVO 3D Specs

  • 4.3-inch 3D display (540×960 QHD resolution)
  • 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor
  • 5″ (L) x 2.6″ (W) x 0.47″ (T)
  • 6 ounces
  • Dual 5-megapixel rear cameras for 3D; 5 MP Color CMOS with auto focus for 2D
  • 1.3-megapixel forward-facing camera
  • 4GB Internal memory/1GB RAM
  • microSD slot (supports up to 32GB memory card)
  • Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n
  • Stereo Bluetooth
  • GPS/AGPS
  • 1080p video playback
  • 720p 3D video playback
  • 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneous
  • 1730 mAh Lithium-ion battery

What do you think about 3D in the world of phones?  Any interest in the HTC EVO 3D?


Jon Rettinger

Jon, perhaps best known by his YouTube alter ego Jon4Lakers, has a love for technology that can never be quenched, no matter how hard he tries. If...

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