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How to get the Evo for the UK?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by holybinch, May 17, 2010.

  1. holybinch

    holybinch New Member
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    Hello all,

    For obvious reason, the evo won't make its way to the other side of the pond (no 4g here)
    However, I do not care about 4g, and want that phone. Badly.
    I have contacts in the US, and I go there myself quite often for business.
    I was wondering if there was any possibility to get the phone without any kind of contract or tie-in. Unlocked would be ideal, but I'm pretty sure it is something that will be doable in the near future...

    Thanks in advance for your suggestions
     

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  2. desairs

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    You can definitely buy the phone but it's pretty pointless considering that the phone is not GSM. You'll have to see if there is a CDMA provider around and make sure that they will activate an esn from a different network.

    After this battle you'll have to get all of the settings for your network to make voice data and sms/mms work. This can be a long and tedious process.
     
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  3. holybinch

    holybinch New Member
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    Alright, good to know, thanks a lot for the info Desairs.
    Can't believe we're not getting anything remotely similar. I'll have to make do with the Desire then, if we ever get some stock :)
     
  4. desairs

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    Yeah it's sad that this isn't going to be a world phone, but I guess Sprint and HTC were more worried about the price point than the features. If this were a world phone I would expect them to charge at least $100 more than they already are. Similar to what occurred with the TP2.
     
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