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The most powerful Android handset to date has finally got a release date, and price. HTC EVO 4G will be available on Sprint’s 4G network starting 4th of June, for $199 (after all the discounts) on a new contract. To enjoy WiMAX on this device, you will be paying $10 extra a month for the “Premium Data add-on” on top your chosen plan. Moreover, the 8-device hotspot feature will cost $29.99 extra every month. Since the device has a front cam for video conferencing, you’ll be able to do video chats over both 3G and 4G speeds using Qik app.

HTC EVO 4G

America’s First 4G Phone, HTC EVOTM 4G, Debuts on June 4 Packed with Industry-Leading Features Including Access to Mobile Video Chat, Simultaneous Voice and Data and HD Video Capture

Sprint leads the 4G revolution with the highly anticipated, award-winning HTC EVO 4G priced at just $199.99; add mobile hotspot capability for up to eight devices for just $29.99

The hardware specifications of this phone are somewhat similar to those of the HTC HD2, but differs in some places especially memory and battery. It hosts a powerful 1GHz Snapdragon processor, A huge 4.3 inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1GB of built-in internal memory, and 512 MB of RAM which ensures smooth running of apps running simultaneously. The camera on the back is 8 megapixels with LED flash, the forward facing camera for making video calls is of 1.3 megapixels. The phone even does 720p video recording! With the help of an adapter, you can take an HDMI output to your TV or any other device to view your multimedia on. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11b/g,

The phone runs on Android 2.1 (same as Nexus One with Live Wallpapers), with the new version of HTC Sense on top of it which makes the whole experience of using the phone even better.

So how many of you are going to be in line to get this beast come June 4? [via Sprint]

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