FORT WORTH, Texas, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RadioShack® invites you to experience America's first 4G smartphone, HTC EVO™ 4G exclusively from Sprint. RadioShack customers may pre-order this exciting new device at any one of more than 4,000 RadioShack stores beginning May 14.
HTC EVO 4G may be pre-ordered by purchasing a $50 RadioShack gift card, which will be applied toward the purchase price of the device, and scheduling an appointment to pick up and activate the device. HTC EVO 4G will arrive in stores starting June 4.
HTC EVO 4G users will enjoy incredibly fast downloads on 4G networks where available, as well as the following ground-breaking features:
- A 4.3-inch touch screen that's one of the largest in the industry, ideal for viewing movies and other rich content
- An 8.0-megapixel camera on the back for capturing HD video
- Mobile hotspot functionality that allows up to eight WiFi-enabled devices to connect simultaneously to the Internet
- The increasingly popular Android™ 2.1 operating system for mobile devices
- A blazing-fast 1-GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor for smooth and agile mobile multimedia experiences.
"Collaborating with Sprint and HTC to introduce the HTC EVO 4G demonstrates The Shack's commitment to leadership in mobility," says Daniel Liberman, Senior Vice President for Mobility at RadioShack. "With a collaborative and knowledgeable sales team, The Shack offers the perfect atmosphere to see and touch the HTC EVO 4G's combination of leading-edge mobile technologies."
"We are proud of our long-standing relationship with RadioShack and the launch of HTC EVO 4G is another strong example of how we work together to bring customers access to innovative devices," says Bob H. Johnson, President, Consumer, for Sprint.
To enhance customers' first-hand engagement, select RadioShack stores nationwide will feature "HTC EVO 4G experience centers," which enable specially trained experts to demonstrate features and benefits on a live HTC EVO 4G handset.
"The retail experience is such an important part of consumer purchase decisions, which is why we are thrilled that RadioShack's in-store teams are well-equipped to bring the HTC EVO 4G experience to life for customers," said Jason Mackenzie, Vice President of HTC America.
About RadioShack Corporation
RadioShack is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. The Shack® offers consumers a targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment. RadioShack employs approximately 35,000 people globally, including a team of friendly and helpful sales experts who are recognized for delivering the best customer service in the wireless industry. RadioShack's retail network includes 4,680 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, more than 550 wireless phone kiosks in the United States, and approximately 1,300 dealer outlets worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com.
RadioShack® and The Shack® are registered trademarks of RadioShack Corporation.
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