HTC EVO 3D

OK, Europe. It's time to stop glaring at us and our every-so-sexy HTC EVO 3D, as you're about to get one of your very own. (Check out our initial review if you haven't already.) Same 4.3-inch screen. Same dual 5MP cameras. Same Sense 3.0. Same dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, and so on and so forth. Really, the only difference here is the inclusion of GSM radios -- for you tech heads, it's 850/900/1800/1900MHz for EDGE, 900/2100MHz for 3G), and a few cosmetic changes.

Also interesting is that it's also importing the EVO name -- not the first time we've seen this happen now, but so much for it being a Sprint thing, eh?

Pricing wasn't announced, but it'll be available in July. Full presser's after the break.

HTC LAUNCHES 3D multimedia superphone, the HTC EVO 3D™

Record your life in vibrant 3D stills and HD video

LONDON – June 27, 2011 – HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announces the arrival of the HTC EVO 3D in Europe. Delivering the ultimate glasses-free 3D experience, the stylishly rugged HTC EVO 3D, with the latest HTC Sense™ experience, makes it easy to capture and share stunning 3D home movies and stills with friends and family. HTC Watch is also available to owners of this multimedia powerhouse, allowing users to enjoy Hollywood blockbusters alongside their own 3D movies.

“Smartphones have revolutionised how people communicate and entertain themselves on the move. You can now carry your favourite films, music, photos and games in your pocket wherever you go,” said Florian Seiche, President of HTC EMEA. “The HTC EVO 3D allows people to explore this new technology trend beyond the living room, enabling them to capture and share their lives with family and friends in amazing 3D.”

3D without the glasses

The stunning stereoscopic display means that 3D effects can be enjoyed naturally as images and video burst from the screen, free of the burden of 3D glasses. Relive precious moments as if you were there and watch videos captured by HTC Evo 3D’s dual 5-megapixel cameras shimmer and dance with depth.

Entertainment on the go

Entertainment takes on a whole new dimension, with 3D films, videos, pictures and games leaping from the 4.3 inch qHD screen. This immersive 3D effect, coupled with stereo surround sound, creates a new world to explore and share. HTC EVO 3D is driven by a powerful, 1.2-gigahertz dual-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor, which not only supports brilliant 3D but also delivers a fast and responsive browsing experience, instant capture of images – perfect for recording fast-paced action – and playing back smooth, HD (720p) video.

HTC Sense

Complementing the HTC EVO 3D’s design is the latest HTC Sense experience. Plunge into 3D menus and customise the active lockscreen, which becomes a real-time window to your most important content – from photos to your latest social network feeds. Whether it’s email, social networking or surfing the internet, the active lockscreen becomes a customizable gateway that lets you instantly jump to your favourite applications with just one gesture. HTC’s iconic Weather app also returns, letting you soar through the clouds and bask in the sun, with beautiful, new full-screen 3D animations.

Capture the moment

HTC EVO 3D’s two 5-megapixel cameras are enhanced with new features to help you capture the perfect moment as you see it. Switch effortlessly between 2D and 3D depending on your mood, and add a new creative perspective to your images with Tiltshift Effect – selectively blurring parts of the scene to give subjects the impression of scale models. The camera also performs well in low light thanks to a wide, f/2.2 maximum aperture and videos are recorded in crystal clear 720p resolution, at up to 30 frames per second, making the HTC EVO 3D perfect for recording evenings out with friends.

Premium design, striking performance

Tapping into HTC’s trademark design language, the HTC EVO 3D’s premium look and feel is enhanced by its slender dimensions and striking dual camera housing. The rear of HTC EVO 3D is sculpted with smooth lines that make the handset look rugged, yet feel natural in the palm of your hand.

Availability

The HTC EVO 3D will be broadly available in Europe from July.
 

 
There are 16 comments

DarknesSx says:

AWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESOOOOOOOOOOOOME i wanna cry now :'D

I was doing cart wheels till I saw that samsumg is planninng a faster SGSII for september!. They're making it damn difficult to choose dammit >-/

crxssi says:

>"Also interesting is that it's also importing the EVO name -- not the first time we've seen this happen now, but so much for it being a Sprint thing, eh?"

That *is* interesting, since I thought Sprint owned the name "Evo".

PhilR8 says:

Well, the Evo 4G+ has already been announced/leaked for South Korea.

They probably do own it. But they really can't be threatened much by releases of the same device outside of North America.

uberspeed says:

Not ATT 3G bands, aren't those 850 MHz and 1900 MHz? Still a win for Europe, rock on!

Ugh, still not available in Canada yet...

tailsthecat3 says:

Proofread.

wadech says:

I'm very pleased with mine so far, I can even live with Sense for the time being. Would've been nice to have the world phone option included, though.

I've said this before. I'm really digging that gold trim around the camera. Looks cooler than the red trim on mine. Wish I had the option to choose that one.

DarknesSx says:

lol i feel the exact opposite!!!

Milad6923 says:

to be honest don't even look at those reviews , I have the best 3g/4g coverage , the camera works great , my download speed average is 10 Mbps , I've had 14 hours battery life with a heavy use, pretty fast and smooth!

kirk0625 says:

I love my evo, and the red trip. Camera works fine, 3D is gimmicky but avoidable, battery time is great, and the speed! and apps! I'm in heaven.

Dutchmasta says:

DITTO

Trust me when I say this, They will love this device

OffKilter says:

Well I have hope that since this is coming to Europe, it might come to Canada. I am not a fan of the gold ring around the dual cameras though, red is Sprint's thing I guess, but silver would have looked awesome!