Sprint announced Monday that its first 4G tablet device in the U.S., as well as the new HTC Evo 3D smartphone that provides 3D viewing without special glasses, will be available on June 24.
The new 7-inch HTC Evo View 4G tablet will sell for $399.99 and the new Evo 3D smartphone, with a 4.3-inch 3D display, will cost $199.99.
HTC EVO 3D provides the ability to capture and view in 3D without using any special glasses and share at 4G speeds. Built with the Android 2.3 operating system (Gingerbread), HTC EVO 3D features America?s first 4.3-inch, qHD 3D display and a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor. HTC EVO 3D also features dual 5-megapixel cameras, which can be used to capture high-quality conventional and 3D images and videos.
HTC EVO 3D requires activation on one of Sprint's Everything Data plans plus a required $10 Premium Data add-on charge for smartphones. The Mobile Hot Spot option is available for an additional $29.99 per month (excluding taxes and surcharges) supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously.
The HTC EVO View 4G brings the best of the EVO experience to a tablet design with a 7-inch touchscreen, 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor and latest version of HTC Sense. It will launch with an Android 2.3 operating system (Gingerbread) and will be updated to Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) when it is available for a 7-inch tablet.
Rate plans for the HTC EVO View start from $34.993 per month for 3GB of 3G data and unlimited 4G data usage while on the Sprint network. Unlimited text, picture and video messaging are included at no charge.
Additionally, for a limited time, any customer who purchases HTC EVO View 4G will receive the HTC Scribe digital pen (otherwise sold separately) at no charge with a two-year service agreement ? providing an additional savings of $79.99 on their purchase.
Optional add-on services include GPS Navigation for $2.99 per day or $10 per month and the Mobile Hot Spot option for $29.99 per month (excluding taxes and surcharges) supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously.