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Last Updated: April 4th, 2012

In late February, we reported on a rumored HTC device very similar to the ONE X potentially heading to Sprint called the Jewel. New information about this device has now surfaced thanks to the crew over at S4GRU, but it turns out that it may not be codenamed Jewel after all - internally, it's being called the Jet.

The Jet is said to be identical to the One X in every way, except it's packing CDMA1X/EV-DO/LTE radios instead of the GSM/LTE radios of its AT&T counterpart. The Jet is rumored to be Sprint's third LTE device (behind the Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper) and the successor to the groundbreaking EVO 4G. Thus, I wouldn't be surprised if we see this device hit retails shelves under the name "HTC EVO LTE" (though there is nothing that actually suggests that, it just makes sense).

Here's a look at the proposed specs of the Jet:

  • 1.5 GHz dual core "Krait" (28 nm) CPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • CDMA1X, EV-DO Rev 0/A/B, LTE (UE category 3)
  • LTE band class 25 (PCS A-G blocks)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 4.7' S-LCD 1280x720 screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Solid polycarbonate body

The Jet is said to have a tentative release date of June 10th; but, while the details of this rumor are coming from a trusted source that's been very reliable in the past, it's worth noting that everything is subject to change (sometimes drastic) until we actually hear official word from Sprint or HTC.

Still, this all seems rather promising.

[S4GRU]

Cameron Summerson
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  • Phillip

    Could actually be the Official Evo 2?

    • Clsiburt

      Well..the Evo 2 could've been the Evo Shift...or the Evo 3D, so it is unlikely they will go with that name for the 4th Evo in the series. More likely, they'll stick with One X, Jet, or as the article said Evo LTE.

      • Daniel

        Why not tthe HTC Evo X

        • L boogie

          Evo X makes more sense, wasn't there something about non-removable battery and no micro SD slot due to Htc's affiliation with dropbox?

      • Chris Webster

        Looking at past trends, the Evo flagship has gone backwards in numbers from 4G to 3D, so I lol if it was the 2x or something along those lines

      • Zachary Jacob Zblewski

        This would be the 5th EVO phone, and 6th EVO device overall.

        EVO 4G
        EVO Shift 4G
        EVO 3D
        EVO Design 4G
        EVO View 4G (Tablet)

  • JohnK

    Here's hoping this is true, it's released with ICS and either has a huge battery or removable one. I won't be ready for an upgrade for a while with the E3D but the wife will be soon.

  • Doomstang

    Ok I've got my money out...who do I hafta throw it at to get this phone?

  • Sam

    "but, while the details of this rumor are coming from a trusted source that's been very reliable in the past, it's worth noting that everything is subject to change (sometimes drastic) until we actually hear official word from Sprint or HTC."

    And then there is the insurance policy....

    I wish I could report on rumors all day long.

  • Todd

    Makes sense to me (see what I did there?) Evo was the supersonic, so this being the Jet works for me. HTC Evo X please.

  • jdarr

    no quad core cpu? I'm not interested if the note/journal comes to sprint.

    • Todd

      I think apple did it right with the iPad, bump up the graphics power, dual core CPU is plenty.

      • Freak4Dell

        Dual core is more than plenty on a phone, but that won't stop people from whining for quad core.

    • drksilenc

      u do realize the krait whip's the t3's arse. this this is like comparing a 2 generation old quad from intel to sandy bridge i5.

  • danilo

    The best name is Evo One X!

  • rockingmyevo3d

    This is the EVO HD/LTE people on should be proud. I had the original Evo 4g and the Evo 3d they were the best at those times. Now i roll with the BIG DOG in the stable my GALAXY NEXUS. I wish my Evo family of friends well on sprint.

  • Jino

    Specs seem a bit slum for an upgrade. Bigger screen/screen resolution? All for it. I will be upgrading only because I'm a loyal Evo fan and of course LTE.

    P.S.

    Apple sucks ballz

  • Paul Atreides

    Name it whatever you want, just put a bigger battery in it.

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