Upcoming Sprint EVO View 4G could be a WiMAX-compatible HTC Flyer

New HTC tablet announcement to be expected from Sprint at the CTIA convention later this month on the 22nd.
Allen Ngo,

After the wildly successful EVO 4G smartphone for Sprint, HTC could very well be taking the next step up and trying its luck with an EVO 4G tablet.

This week, HTC has filed a trademark for the name EVO View 4G, which is now confirmed to be an upcoming tablet for Sprint. Exactly what tablet, however, is currently unknown, but chances are reasonable that it could be the much anticipated HTC Flyer but with WiMAX capabilities, according to Electronista.

HTC has yet to officially announce any cell phone carriers that could be tied to the Flyer, but given the company’s success with Sprint, a subsidized Flyer with a 2-year data plan is a huge possibility. Otherwise, a non-subsidized Flyer could be as much as $600 if previous rumors hold true.

The HTC Flyer will be a 7-inch, 1024x600 resolution screen with a single-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, front and rear facing cameras, and a version of Android Froyo with HTC’s custom Sense UI.

All eyes will be on Sprint later this month at the CTIA convention in Florida as we expect news about the mysterious HTC EVO View 4G. Whether it be the WiMAX-enabled Flyer or a new tablet altogether, the announcement should be exciting either way.


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Allen Ngo, 2011-03- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)
Allen Ngo
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After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.