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HTC EVO™ Shift 4G - Specifications

HTC EVO™ Shift  4G
Sleek and streamlined, delivering a paramount mobile experience with the power of Sprint 3G and 4G

HTC EVO Shift 4G follows in the footsteps of the award-winning HTC EVO™ 4G bringing customers an attractive, streamlined design with the addition of a sliding QWERTY keyboard and an astonishing list of features. Beyond the latest version of the highly acclaimed HTC Sense user experience, HTC EVO Shift also boasts the power of 4G, Android™ 2.2, a 5MP camera/720p HD camcorder and a 3.6-inch capacitive touchscreen display with pinch-to-zoom capability. HTC EVO Shift’s custom Web browser is optimized for convenient mobile use with functions like pinch-to-zoom and automatically reflowing text, while Sprint 4G speeds deliver a full, no-compromise Internet experience. Adobe Flash technology ensures that rich Internet content, such as embedded video and animation, are displayed the way they are meant to be seen. The slide out full QWERTY keyboard makes staying in touch with friends and family through messaging and social networking quick and easy. With built-in mobile hotspot functionality, HTC EVO Shift 4G also allows up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices, including a laptop, camera, music player, video player and any other Wi-Fi-enabled device, to enjoy the benefits of 3G/4G speeds on the go.


Full Feature List:

4G performance in any Sprint 4G market
Wireless speeds up to 10 times faster* than today's 3G from any other national wireless carrier. *"up to 10x faster" based on download speed comparison of 3G's 600 kbps vs. 4G's 6 Mbps. Typical published 3G avg. speeds (600 kbps-1.7 Mbps); 4G avg. speeds (3-6 Mbps). Actual speeds may vary.

3.6” Capacitive Display with Pinch to Zoom Capability
A Large vibrant 3.6” pinch-to-zoom screen that is perfect for web browsing or viewing your favorite videos and photos

5.0 Megapixel Camera with Camcorder
Capture high-resolution images with the digital camera, flash and zoom. Create your own video clips and easily share them with family and friends.

3G/4G Mobile Hot Spot Capability
With built-in mobile hotspot functionality, HTC Shift  allows up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices to share the 4G experience. Users can easily share an Internet connection on the go with a laptop, camera, music player, game unit, video player, or any other Wi-Fi enabled device.

High Quality Mobile Experience
High-quality video streaming and downloads at 3G and 4G data speeds. Capture and share HD-quality video (720p) from your phone.

FM Radio
With the built-in FM radio, listen to local stations from your phone.  FM Radio requires 3.5mm headset functioning as FM antenna.

Accelerometer and Proximity Sensor
The accelerometer automatically adjusts Web pages and photos to your perspective so you can view them in landscape or portrait mode. Plus, for a more enjoyable viewing experience you can watch videos in the wider landscape mode as well. The proximity sensor automatically disables the touchscreen and turns off the display whenever you put the phone up to your ear.

HTC Scenes
Use Scenes to create different screen arrangements that reflect different aspects of your life. Each Scene is like having a separate phone for your work, play or travel life.

Social Network Integration
Stay close to the people in your life, with all your text and Twitter exchanges, email conversations, Facebook status, Flickr photo albums and phone logs, neatly organized by people.

Google Mobile Services
Gmail, Google Calendar and your Contacts are all synced with the Google server, so you can always have the latest info at your finger tips whether you are on your computer or on the go.

Android Market
Android Market provides direct access to thousands of useful applications and fun games which you can download and install on your phone.

Visual Voicemail
Visual Voicemail gives you quick and easy access to just the messages you want to listen to by letting you go directly to a specific message, without needing to listen to or skip past previous messages.

MicroSD Memory Card Slot
Store photos, voice memos and music for instant access anytime. *Supports up to a 32GB card.

WiFi Enabled – 802.11 b/g
Utilize nearby Wi-Fi access points for high-speed data connection and internet access

Corporate Email
Outlook email with Microsoft Direct Push Technology and HTML support.

Mobile Email
Access your email from well-known providers like AOL, Windows Live including MSN and Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo! and more.

Instant Messaging
Chat from just about anywhere using Windows Live™ Messenger, Google Talk™, Yahoo® Messenger,  and AOL® Instant Messenger™.

Sprint Navigation Enabled
Search for the closest coffee shop, or navigate to a specific address with a 3D map that moves with you. Asking for directions is a thing of the past.

Document Viewing
Easily view Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF on the go to maximize your productivity

Media Player
Features a media player with 3.5mm stereo headset jack, so you can play video and music files you’ve downloaded. Supports Bluetooth stereo headset.

Sprint Football Live access
Sprint Football Live is your all-access pass to college and pro football.  Stay on top of every game with real-time red zone alerts, game center scores, stats, and more. Manage your pro football fantasy team with up-to-the-minute insights, analysis, stats and alerts. How to Access: This may already be pre-loaded on your phone. If not, text "FOOTBALL" to 7777* on your Sprint phone to download a full version of the application or download Sprint Football Live from Sprint Digital LoungeSM. *Standard text messaging and data rates apply.

NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM
With NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile, instantly connect to the NASCAR information you want, when you want it. Follow NASCAR action from practice to race day with real-time leaderboard and alerts. Get exclusive access to your favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with real-time driver stats, breaking news and more. Live in-car audio, race radio, NASCAR on SPEED and other audio/video only available on select phones. Visit for details. How to Access: This may already be pre-loaded on your phone. If not, text "NASCAR" to 7777* on your Sprint phone or visit the Sprint Digital LoungeSM to download NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile. *Standard text messaging and data rates apply.

Sprint TV  Enabled
Watch live TV and video-on-demand with full-motion video and vivid sound. Catch the latest news, sports, weather, entertainment and movie trailers on the go. Downloadable via SprintZone.

Bluetooth® Enabled including Stereo BT profile
Enjoy the convenience of hands-free communication by using headsets, car-kits and other Bluetooth-compatible devices.
*Bluetooth wireless accessories are sold separately.

Voice Activated Dialing
The built-in speaker independent voice command lets you use your voice to look up contacts, place phone calls and get key information from your device.

TTY Compatible
Able to connect to a TTY device and allow anyone who is hearing-impaired to communicate.

Hearing Aid Compatibility
Certified as hearing aid compatible in accordance with applicable industry standards. This device is rated M3/T3.

In-the-box Accessories

Standard li-ion battery
AC Phone Charger
Micro USB cable
2 GB MicroSD


NameHTC EVO™ Shift 4G      
Dimensions4.6" x 2.3" x 0.6"
Weight5.9 ounces
Screen3.6" WVGA  multi-touch capacitive display (480 x 800 pixel)
Keyboardfull slide-out qwerty                                                              
Antenna Type      internal
ProcessorQualcomm MSM7630 (800 MHz) processor
Battery1500 mah li-ion
Talk Timeup to 6 hours
Operating SystemAndroid
OS Version2.2
Memory512MB RAM, 2GB ROM


Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n
Memory SlotmicroSD up to 32GB/MicroSDHC
Tetheringenables up to 8 Wi-Fi devices.  Requires Sprint Mobile Hotspot


Messaging         SMS, MMS
EmailMAPI (Exchange), IMAP, POP, SMTP, GMAIL
Stereo Bluetoothyes
Headphone Jack3.5 mm
Camera5.0 megapixal with camcorder; flash and zoom
Video720p; MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV


Hearing Aid RatingM3/T3                                                                             
Display LanguagesEnglish

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