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HTC EVO 4G: Android 2.2 Froyo Port Pre-Release Date

For those of you patiently waiting for Sprint and HTC to announce details regarding an official update to Android 2.2 Froyo, we’re pleased to confirm that a port is now available for those who don’t want to wait.

As reported from Phandroid, this port is the same update which became available for Nexus One users. This is now possible since the handset was rooted just a few days ago – read more about that here.

What is even better for Sprint customers, is that the port has arrived just days before the official launch of the handset on Friday, meaning that you can get the handset upgraded to 2.2 over the weekend straight away!

Since this is not official, there are always risks involved, but there should be no major problems when installing, head to the link above for more details. We’ll let you know if anything changes regarding the port.

There is a video showing Froyo on the EVO below.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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Cyrhe
Cyrhe

If sprint had not mentioned the additional $10 premium data fee but simply had included as part of their monthly fee nobody would have complained.
As far as the upgrade pricing through Spint… that's a farce. Why don't they just come out and say that its $199 with a new contract. They try to make it look as if your're a valued customer by offering you $150 upgrade allowance and then still have to mail in a $100 rebate. Bestbuy and Walmart offer it simply as $199

Jamal
Jamal

You must be broke as hell if you cant afford ten extra dollars for the company thats leading the way in communication technology.. Do you think it cost nothing to switch a nationwide network from 3g to 4g?? quit crying, Im sure this fee will eventually go away as more and more people activate this phone

Bob
Bob

uhh.. no cap, maybe for now, read the fine print of any of the press release ad.. good luck

Martin Hanania

the 10 i agree is bs if they cant build there devices correctly
its for the data usage which is suppose to be unlimited its contantly downloading info
from the network to updates to everything you have running its maj bs i think make it simple when a update is available a notification should appear

still not bad next to iphone for 30 bucks

but no free hotspot which is gay as hell but theres always tethering hehehe the new froyo will have it built in wired yaya

temirov
temirov

Is it any snappier with 2.2? Its initial response with 2.1 is pretty dumb

w7info

haha Froyo is already on the evo: http://briefmobile.com/evo-4g-the-unofficial-guid
Woohoo! Not even out and froyo/root already. Get it there ^^^

Shawn
Shawn

I think they've been pretty clear that there is no data cap on the Evo, thus a $10 premium fee. Even with that, it is still the cheapwst smartphone plan on the market, and that's with 4G. No one is complaining about the bloated Iphone plan, way more than the Evo and that is with spotty 3G service. If you don't like it, don't get it…

nofeeforevo

The $10 fee for the EVO is a joke and Sprint still can't explain what it's for.

explainthefee dot com

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