Sprint’s HTC HD2-Like Device: WiMAX Clearwire Network

By Peter Chubb - Jan 22, 2010

For those of you who have already tried out the new HTC HD2 smartphone, you will understand just how much technology the Taiwanese has crammed into the device. For those on Sprint you will be pleased to learn that a similar device will be coming to the Clearwire WiMAX network.

However, there will be a major difference, the device will come with a more powerful Snapdragon processor. This latest news does sound promising and will be interesting to see how well the new device works on the Clearwire network.

HTC is no stranger to made WiMAX handsets, launching a number of models in Russia and Taiwan. Currently the HD2 runs on the Windows 6.5 mobile OS, but there are rumors that an Android version could be on the cards, which you can read more about in our recent post.

According to an article in Unthinkable, the new Sprint HTC HD2 will be powered by Android. It will be interesting to see how Google handles the phone compared to Microsoft. We can expect to the Sprint launch the phone in the first half of 2010.

The new handset will not be called the HD2; instead it will have the name “HTC Supersonic”. There will be a 4.3-inch AMOLED screen, 5-megapixel camera, Android 2.1 OS and much more.

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  • I purchased my HD2 nearly month ago, already got lot of apps on it but want more of course. Nonetheless want to in finding better PDF reader, with higher fullscreen mode and multitouch. Making plans install android on it however it is going to be now not very soon.