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ANY differences between Google I/O Evo and Lauch day Evo?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Agent Jones, May 21, 2010.

  1. Agent Jones

    Agent Jones Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I was lucky enough to find an evo from the google i/o convention for 450 plus 20 bucks for overnight shipping on ebay. I had to pay full price any ways at BB or RS due to getting palm pre in december (I cant wait to destory this horrible hardware) so it will be cheaper than the 450 plus tax i would have paid on june 4th. however will there be any differences between this version and the ones that go on sale June 4th?


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  2. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor
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    Only difference that i know of is that the one you got from the Google I/O is already activated on Sprint for a month of free service, after that you will have to activate it on your account I believe. The ones coming out on June 4th are not activated and will be at the RS/BB/ or which ever way some of the folks are getting it from.

  3. Agent Jones

    Agent Jones Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    cool thanks, and yes the seller told me its good til june 20th with free service and free hotspot. also the google ones came with a 2gb card filled with stuff in addtion to the standard 8gb card.

    i just wanna make sure the ones on launch day wont have a new app or feature installed that will make me regret getting the google i/o one.
  4. Bek

    Bek Android Expert

    Only real difference is you get yours sooner...

    *jealous grumble*

  5. JMD

    JMD Well-Known Member

    The only thing I've heard is that the video calling is not available yet. Not sure if that is an app you'll have to install later or if it is already on your phone and just not working now. Shouldn't be a big deal though.
  6. Agent Jones

    Agent Jones Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    so the video dialing is expected to up and running on the launch day ones?
  7. sjones302

    sjones302 Newbie

    can the evo's obtained from google i/o be activated on your own sprint account since the phone hasn't been officially released?
  8. Agent Jones

    Agent Jones Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    yes it can. some people already have. but im gonna use the free 30 days til june 20th so i can have the hotspot and premium tv channels for free. also wont have to pay the extra 10 bucks for one month.
  9. TheBiles

    TheBiles Android Enthusiast

    How did you get it for $450!? Every one I see on there now is like $600 or more! :eek:
  10. Agent Jones

    Agent Jones Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    gotta be patient. there have been a couple going for 450-520. depends on if the person wants a quick sale or trying to make a bunch of money. i just saw one for for 480 shipped buy it now.

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The HTC EVO 4G release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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