HTC EVO View 4G Android Tablet (Sprint): HTC Flyer Plus

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					HTC EVO View 4G Android Tablet (Sprint): HTC Flyer Plus
Released in June 24th, 2011, the HTC EVO View 4g came under Sprint flag. HTC said, “The EVO View
4G can do things most tablets can only dream of.” Great! But, is it true?

I’m not going to answer this question. I just want to share my little note about the HTC EVO View 4G
(Sprint), though this note might be containing an answer for such question.

Notes on the HTC EVO View 4G (Sprint)
First of all, in general, the EVO View 4G (Sprint) is a great 7-inch tablet with Android 2.3
(Gingerbread), a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory,
and dual cameras (5-megapixels rear facing and 1.3-megapixels front-facing). If you have already
known the HTC Flyer, you’ll find it quite similar to the HTC EVO View 4G (Sprint), regardless of 4G
support and any others.

Secondly, the HTC EVO View 4G (Sprint) is sized at 7.5 x 4.7 x 0.5 inches (196 x 112 x 13 mm) of
dimension, and 12.8 ounces (425 g) of weight. It is the same dimension as that of the Samsung
Galaxy Tab (Sprint) (7.5 x 4.7 x 0.5 inches), but a little heavier (13.6 ounces). I think, lighter is better.
But if we talk of design, I personally prefer that of the HTC EVO View, especially the back side of it. I
do like its dark gray aluminum with rubberized bumpers and its design.

Thirdly, camera. In a nutshell, I just want to say, “Average.” Of course, it’s not bad. The 1.3
megapixel front facing camera and 5 megapixel rear facing camera are quite enough. However, I still
maintain my opinion: average.

Fourthly, the EVO View’s 7-inch (1024 x 600) display is great, really. Here, I agree with what HTC said,
“The EVO View 4G can fit places most other tablets can't.”

Fifthly, performance. Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) with the latest version of HTC Sense, plus 1.5GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon processor means awesome! Indeed! It’s true that it would be better with
dual core 1 GHz processor. But as a matter of fact, the 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon is great.

Sixthly, battery life. It’s a long life battery, really. You can take into consideration the well known
engadget.com’s test result of which they said, “Fantastic, and long enough, at that, to make us
rethink our notions about 4G devices having middling endurance. Just to give you a day in the life,
we left the house at about 7:30AM with a fully charged battery, and spent the ensuing 12 hours
checking email and weather updates, glancing at Twitter and Facebook notifications, watching the
occasional clip, and sinking an embarrassing amount of time into Angry Birds Rio.”

Last but not least, the HTC EVO View 4G is equipped with a stylus (sold separately) using HTC Scribe
Technology, combined with Evernote and Timemark. As HTC said, “…Evernote, a leading notes
application and service, you'll have the ability to capture and make notes--on Web pages, e-books,
PDF documents, and more--in an easy and natural way. … Timemark to capture the audio of a
meeting at the same time as written notes.”

Ok, for more information about the HTC EVO View 4G (Sprint), you can take the following details
into consideration.
The HTC EVO View 4G (Sprint) Details
What's in the Box:

      HTC EVO View 4G tablet, AC charger, USB cable, quick start guide

Connectivity:

      Ultra-fast 4G connectivity with simultaneous voice and data capability (peak download
       speeds of more than 10 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1 Mbps; average download speeds of
       3-6 Mbps).
      3G data speeds (EVDO Rev A.) in areas not yet served by 4G (peak download speeds of up to
       3.1 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps; average download speeds of 600 kbps-1.4 Mbps)
      Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n) for accessing home and corporate networks as
       well as hotspots while on the go.
      Built-in mobile hotspot functionality allows up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 3G
       or 4G experience on the go with a laptop, camera, music player, game unit, video player, or
       any other Wi-Fi enabled device.
      Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity backward compatible with older Bluetooth-
       enabled peripherals and includes stereo audio streaming.
      Onboard GPS for navigation and location services.

Google Integration:

      Android 2.3 OS (Gingerbread).
      Android Market for browsing and downloading thousands of free and paid apps.
      Preloaded Android apps: Browser, Calculator, Calendar (Google or Corporate), Camera, Clock,
       Contacts, Email, Gallery, Messaging, Music, News & Weather, Phone, Settings, Video Player,
       Voice Dialer, Voice Search, YouTube.
      Google applications: Gmail, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Google Latitude, Google
       Maps, Google Places, Google Talk.
      Google Maps Navigation with spoken turn-by-turn directions showing real-time traffic and
       360° views of the destination.

Design and Hardware:

      1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor speeds up everything--from playing games to
       watching shows to opening files from work.
      7-inch multi-touch display (1024 x 600) with pinch-to-zoom capabilities.
      Onscreen keyboard.
      Onscreen note taking with HTC Scribe Technology.
      3.5 mm stereo headset jack.

Communications & Internet:

      Full HTML Web Browser with Flash 10.1 Support.
      Personal and corporate e-mail access with support for Exchange ActiveSync as well as
       personal e-mail accounts (Google push, Yahoo!, POP3, IMAP).
Camera:

      5-megapixel auto-focus camera.
      HD 720p video capture.
      Front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera for video chats.
      Video chat over 4G and Wi-Fi via Qik mobile app.

Multimedia:

      Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, and AAC/AAC+.
      Video player compatible with MPEG4, H.264, H.263.

Memory:

      32 GB internal memory.
      Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
      1 GB of RAM.

				
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