Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G will run ‘Froyo’

When Sprint announced that’s its new 4G smart phone would run Android, one question remained, what version would it run?  The answer is that it will run ‘Froyo’, the next iteration of the Android platform.

Neowin has uncovered the developers’ guide which goes into great detail about what you can expect from Sprints most anticipated smart phone that will be released this summer.  The newest Android platform should appease many as this will ensure that the phone will not be gimped by including and older version of the popular smart phone platform.

‘Froyo’ is supposed to help Google manage its multiple iterations of its mobile platform.  Currently there is a lot of fragmentation between the different versions of Android but Google is tackling this problem with ‘Froyo’.

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Yeah i also want to get one of these i hope it is closer to 200 dollars i have my upgrade this summer so i think i will wait and see how much this will cost before i upgrade. i not sure if its a good or bad thing but the 4g on that phone will be faster then some peoples Internet at home.

How come I feel like it's no coincidence that news about Froyo and it's attempt to tackle the version issues just really started hitting the net yesterday, and now we get an announcement that the HTC EVO 4G will run Froyo. Way to go, Sprint! =)

This phone just gets better and better each day! I can't wait for this thing to come out. I just hope my $150 credit knocks the price down to around at least $200

I'm holding out for the first Sprint 4G Windows Phone 7 business/professional phone, and it better have 802.11N

92GTA said,
I'm holding out for the first Sprint 4G Windows Phone 7 business/professional phone, and it better have 802.11N

Get the Evo 4G this summer then when you get your yearly upgrade in June 2011, WP7 will have been out for around half a year. Should be a good time to try it out. Yearly upgrades are great for gadget whores like us

mmmmmmmmmmm. Thank goodness. I cannot wait to get my hands on this. Although, I am concerned for my pockets. They may be forced to stretch.

xcopmanx said,
mmmmmmmmmmm. Thank goodness. I cannot wait to get my hands on this. Although, I am concerned for my pockets. They may be forced to stretch.

I would expect this to launch between $200 - $300, after all the rebates. Probably closer to $300, then it'll come down a bit after a few months.

Now, if they bring something like this out that lines up more with the Samsung Moment (Full QWERTY Keyboard specifically), I might just have to take my yearly upgrade in November. =)

I'd agree. I love the keyboard of my Touch Pro 2. Although not a big fan of WinMo, but it does the job. I will have all my rebates when the EVO comes out and yeah, I figured it would still be a bit expensive.

xcopmanx said,
I'd agree. I love the keyboard of my Touch Pro 2. Although not a big fan of WinMo, but it does the job. I will have all my rebates when the EVO comes out and yeah, I figured it would still be a bit expensive.

Current speculation puts it just a little over the Nexus One: $599 off contract, $349 for one year upgrade, $199 for new customers and Premier members after one year, possibly after some lame mail-in rebate.

I'm Premier and my year is up the first week in June so I am fine with paying $200 for this. If they don't get rid of the MIR, I can just buy it at Best Buy and they just give it to you instantly and claim it themselves.