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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S Pro 4G phone outed

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S Pro 4G phone outed

We pointed you to the first shot of the Samsung Galaxy S Pro over at our sibling site Android Community earlier on, in our Daily Slash round-up, but now there are a few more shots of the smartphone to be had.  The Galaxy S Pro - which, judging by the branding, is headed to Sprint's 4G network - has a full, slide-out QWERTY keyboard along with a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, Android 2.1 and TouchWiz 3.0.

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Sprint admit to accidentally tripling HTC EVO 4G sales figures

Sprint admit to accidentally tripling HTC EVO 4G sales figures

Looks like someone at Sprint needs to re-oil their abacus, as the carrier has admitted to "accidentally" over-estimating their launch day sales figures for the HTC EVO 4G.  Sprint originally claimed to have sold "three times the number of Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre devices sold over their first three days on the market combined"; now, they're saying EVO 4G sales were "in line with the number of Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre devices sold over their first three days on the market combined."

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Clearwire’s Thoughts on Unlimited Data Plans and Tiered Pricing

Clearwire’s Thoughts on Unlimited Data Plans and Tiered Pricing

As we move into the fourth generation of mobile data speeds, and we welcome with open arms the sights of WiMAX and LTE, there's some harsh realities that we need to face when it comes to the wireless carriers that provide us with these faster speeds. Clearwire, the largest provider of 4G in the United States, has some room to talk when it comes to the fourth generation technology, and we imagine that when they do, people should listen. We were lucky enough to get a comment about unlimited data plans and tiered pricing dropped into our inbox from Clearwire, and we felt like it was important enough to share with you. Check it out after the break.

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Sprint EVO 4G launch: All you need to know

Sprint EVO 4G launch: All you need to know

It's Sprint EVO 4G day, and if you haven't been keeping up with this latest Android "superphone" then you might be wondering what all the fuss is about.  Never fear; we've gathered together all the links you'll need to get started, so head on past the cut for all the details and some video of the HTC EVO 4G in action!

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1.5GHz Android HTC Scorpion headed to Verizon not Sprint?

1.5GHz Android HTC Scorpion headed to Verizon not Sprint?

It's an Android-flavored morning today, taking a break from MIDS - leaked or shipping - to instead look at some HTC Scorpion speculation.  The new smartphone news - the existence of which was first tipped earlier this year - comes courtesy of ROM fondler conflipper, who says we should expect a Verizon (and Bell Mobility) launch for the 1.5GHz Snapdragon phone.

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Sprint EVO 4G up for sale online

Sprint EVO 4G up for sale online

If you're not in the UK, don't fret; there's a new Android super-device for you today too.  Sprint's HTC EVO 4G, the first WiMAX-toting smartphone in the US, is now available online, priced at $199.99 (after $150 instant savings and a $100 mail-in rebate) with a new, two year agreement.

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Sprint EVO 4G ad outed; stock headed to stores [Video]

Sprint EVO 4G ad outed; stock headed to stores [Video]

Sprint's first commercial for the HTC EVO 4G has emerged, and unsurprisingly they're focusing on the fact that it's the first 4G handset to reach the market.  "First isn't later, it's now" says the voiceover, promptly winning the prize for most obvious statement of the day.

Video after the cut

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Yota is first to transition from WiMax to LTE

Yota is first to transition from WiMax to LTE

Not too long ago we started to hear that Clear Wire and Sprint were making movies that gave them more flexilbity. Part of the flexibility was making it easier for the companies to move from WiMax to LTE for 4G coverage if they desire. WiMax is still the most widely used 4G service around the world and there are a number of 4G networks in use in cities across the globe as the image below shows.

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HTC EVO 4G gets teardown; WiFi b/g/n hardware confirmed

HTC EVO 4G gets teardown; WiFi b/g/n hardware confirmed

Our HTC EVO 4G review stripped the WiMAX-toting smartphone down to its shockingly red rear panel, but as we've seen before iFixit have no compunction about whipping out the screwdrivers and taking things down to bare circuit boards. They've acquired an EVO 4G ahead of its June 4th retail debut and wasted no time in opening it up.

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HTC EVO 4G Review

HTC EVO 4G Review

Long anticipated, hugely specified and just plain huge: there's a lot to like about the HTC EVO 4G. The first WiMAX phone in the US brings with it the promise of DSL-like mobile data access along with the flexibility of Google's Android OS, complete with HTC's now-legendary hardware quality and flexible Sense UI. On the flip side it's nowhere near cheap and WiMAX coverage is marginal. Is this new superphone faster than a speeding bullet, or is that just how quickly it drains its battery? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC EVO 4G first-impressions [unboxing video]

HTC EVO 4G first-impressions [unboxing video]

The HTC EVO 4G has landed, and considering it's one of the most eagerly anticipated Android smartphones of the year, it has a lot to live up to.  Packing a 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen, like its HTC HD2 cousin, together with Android 2.1 with HTC Sense, an 8-megapixel camera with dual LED flash, both 3G EVDO Rev.A and WiMAX, and 720p HD video recording with an HDMI port, even the spec sheet is enough to prompt uncontrollable drooling.  First-impressions count with a smartphone like this, so check out our unboxing and hands-on feedback after the cut.

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HTC EVO 4G pricing gets official at $199.99

HTC EVO 4G pricing gets official at $199.99

I mentioned a few days ago that RadioShack would be offering the HTC EVO 4G handset for the Sprint network in its stores and was taking pre-orders on the device with a $50 gift card holding your handset. We have heard lots of rumors about pricing on the EVO 4G and Sprint has now made that price official.

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