We have news today of a new smartphone heading to Sprint subsidiary Virgin Mobile, the HTC EVO V 4G. The no-contract brand will carry the 4G WiMax device, its first 4G smartphone, and it will be released at the end of May.
As this is a phone that will be carried by a no-contract network you may be surprised at how good some of the specs and features are. For example the HTC EVO V 4G will run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with HTC Sense 3.6 and has a 4.3-inch qHD touchscreen, a 5-megapixel rear camera with 3D imaging support and also a 1.3-megapixel front-facer. The HTC EVO V 4G for Virgin Mobile will also have 1GB of RAM, 4GB of storage, microSD card slot with 8GB card included and expandable to 32GB, plus 1730mAh battery and another feature is that it can be used as a mobile hotspot for five devices in total.
This smartphone goes on sale on May 31 at VirginMobileUSA.com at a price of $299.99. In June it will also be available at other major retailers and select independent dealers. Virgin Mobile plans begin at $35 monthly, offering 300 minutes of talk time with unlimited texts and data, according to Engadget where you can also see the full press release.
Two more 4G WiMax devices for Virgin Mobile also go on sale on May 31. The first is the Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G mobile hotspot at $149.99 and the other is the Franklin Wireless U600 3G/4G USB Stick priced at $99.99. If you want to see a little more on 4G devices for Virgin then head to Virgin Mobile here where you can also opt to keep posted for updates via Facebook or Twitter.
What are your thoughts on the HTC EVO V 4G for Virgin Mobile? Does this no-contract 4G smartphone appeal to you?