HTC EVO Shift 4G

Last updated: Dec 26th, 2010.

The HTC EVO Shift 4G is an intermediate release in the EVO series. It's a phone aimed at the entry level market and while it may not be as powerful as its predecessor, it's no less deserving of its name. The EVO Shift 4G is essentially Sprint's version of the Desire Z, with HTC Sense running on top of Android and a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

The Shift also has 4G radios inside, a necessary component to a phone that's part of their flagship lineup. The HTC EVO Shift 4G has been available since January 9th, 2010.

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HTC EVO Shift 4G Review

Sprint released the follow-up to their best-selling phone – the HTC EVO 4G – on January 6th. It’s the HTC EVO Shift 4G, and it makes a very strong case to be a viable alternative for those who can’t live without a hardware keyboard. Is the keyboard alone enough to justify shifting your eyes away …

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HTC Evo Shift 4G and White EVO 3D Set to Hit End of Life?

– It looks like a couple of Sprint’s devices are about to hit end of life. One of them is quite recent. It’s the white edition of the HTC EVO 3D. Looks like black is the more popular choice with that particular phone as that version is safe. The EVO Shift 4G is also on …
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Shareware Site Tucows Launches Cheap Wireless Service in Conjunction With Sprint

The folks at Tucows, who were once known for their applications (free, shareware or otherwise) repository for desktop operating systems are looking to introduce a new venture that’s interesting, to say the least. With the help of Sprint they have launched Ting, a pay-as-you-go service that gives users extremely good value compared to other PAYG …
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Sprint issues HTC EVO Shift 4G software update to version 2.77.651.3

As of today a new software update is available for Sprint’s HTC EVO Shift 4G. The update to version 2.77.651.3 deals with a few bug fixes and software tweaks, including security enhancements, a new version of the Peep client for Twitter, and improved battery life. The software update can be initiated manually starting today, otherwise …
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Sprint Issues Updates to all HTC Handsets, Addresses Leaky Personal Data

We reported earlier on a couple of updates headed to HTC devices on Sprint’s network, but as it turns out all handsets from the Taiwanese manufacturer are inline for an over-the-air patch. The new software tweak addresses privacy concerns raised when a security hole was uncovered earlier this month. HTC promised a quick fix, and …
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Sprint Releasing HTC EVO Shift 4G OTA Update August 8th

If you have an HTC Evo Shift and you’re experiencing bugs with your device specifically, like sending out text or picture messages, you can relax. Sprint is releasing an OTA update that’s expected to begin rolling out on/around August 8th to fix the SMS/MMS issue. Evo Shift 4G owners should be prompted for the update …
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Sprint Evo Shift 4G Receiving Gingerbread OTA Starting June 17th

Just earlier today, we posted that the “regular” Evo 4G was going to receive a maintenance update to fix issues associated with their latest Gingerbread OTA update. Well, it looks like the Evo Shift 4G is going to be getting some Gingerbread love as well (hopefully with less bugs). Starting June 17th, you can manually …
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4G Speed Tests Show Samsung Galaxy S 4G as Winner

MSNBC has released the results from a comparison test of a handful of upcoming and current 4G Android smartphones. Based strictly on speed alone, the Samsung Galaxy S 4G emerged as the winner with an average peak download speed of 7.81Mbps. AT&T’s HTC Inspire 4G came in last, but the EVO Shift 4G made a …
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HTC EVO Shift 4G Review

Sprint released the follow-up to their best-selling phone – the HTC EVO 4G – on January 6th. It’s the HTC EVO Shift 4G, and it makes a very strong case to be a viable alternative for those who can’t live without a hardware keyboard. Is the keyboard alone enough to justify shifting your eyes away …