Evo V 4G | HTC
New data from NPD shows that while sales of smartphones on traditional postpaid plans were flat year-over-year, sales of prepaid phones increased 91 percent. Taken cumulatively, the huge growth in prepaid pushed total smartphone sales growth to 9 percent year over year.
Neither the just-announced HTC Evo V 4G on Virgin nor the HTC Design 4G on Boost Mobile are new. Both are Sprint devices that are being brought down to the pre-paid MVNO in a move that Sprint says is a part of a new trend where it will move top-tier devices into the low-range on pre-paid once they've spent some time in the market
Evo V 4G on Vrigin and Evo Design 4G for Boost photos
Virgin Mobile has just announced it will launch its first "4G" phone, the HTC Evo V 4G for $299.99 on May 31st. The Evo V 4G will run on Sprint's WiMax network and Virgin Mobile will offer a $35 plan with unlimited data and messaging to go along with its new smartphone.