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Last Updated: April 4th, 2012

While HTC just officially announced the One X at Mobile World Congress and AT&T shotgunned exclusive rights in the U.S. to the beast for its LTE network (albeit packing a Krait chip instead of the Tegra 3), there's now a rumor floating around that Sprint could be getting a device similar to the One X, codenamed the Jewel.

Details on the Jewel are scarce right now, but rumor has it that the device is packing a large HD display (similar to the One X) and should be one of the flagship devices on Sprint's upcoming LTE network. Pocketnow, who was originally tipped about this device, goes as far as to speculate that this device could be released as the "EVO LTE" - an idea that makes perfect sense considering the EVO 4G helped usher in Sprint's WiMax network.

Of course, this is all just a mix of speculation and rumor for the time being, so there's no estimated launch window at this point. Perhaps we'll see more information arise at the CTIA conference in May.

[Pocketnow]

Cameron Summerson
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  • Mark

    One X is nice, don't get me wrong. I was all for it 'til I heard about the SGS3. Still it's an interesting roll reversal that the T-Mobile One X will be closer to the International version than the AT&T One X. The AT&T One X will use the Qualcomm CPU, because of the LTE thing, same as Sprint; but the T-Mobile version will use the Tegra 3 CPU, like the international version.

    I'll bet Sprint calls it the "Evo 1X" :-)

    • Simon Belmont

      Haha. I hope it's not called the 1X.

      1X would mean 2G speeds. Yes, terrible, I know.

  • Toshistation

    EVO LTE.. Maybe they want to be careful, as those words form the middle of the word "rEVOLTEd." Or maybe I'm just reaching...

  • Samu

    Yeah thats cool and all but I own an htc evo 4g and I'm tired of htc so........ need a new manufacturer

  • Freak4Dell

    Hopefully they ditch that stupid Jewel name. They could easily market this as the true successor to the Evo, which is what they should do. The Evo 3D and the Evo Design were nowhere near being true successors to the Evo 4G.

    • Simon Belmont

      Given last year's high end specifications, what would really call a "true successor to the EVO 4G" anyway? I mean the EVO 3D, sure it had the 3D screen, but the other specifications were great in and of themselves.

      Dual core CPU, better/faster GPU, more internal storage, 1 GB of RAM, a qHD screen. Seems like a pretty good successor to me.