Sprint knew that they were going to post poor Q2 results because they did not have any decent handsets for most of it. However, they do not seem too worried, as they know that the HTC EVO 4G and the upcoming Samsung Epic 4G will help to increase sales.
Sprint would have been able to post slightly better results if they were able to shift any EVO 4Gs, but not being able to fulfill orders has become a bit of a nightmare. However, they are not alone as Verizon is experiencing the same issue with their HTC Droid Incredible.
Sprint is aware that they need to start shifting these handsets soon, before Verizon start to offer their LTE 4G service to their customers. Sprint has been unable to utilize this market so far — yes they have the EVO, but no one can get their hands on them at the moment.
However, Sprint should be launching the Samsung Epic 4G some time next month, and looking at the spec sheet that Alan Ng covered in a recent article, the smartphone should do very well indeed.
Which Sprint handset will you choose the HTC EVO 4G or the Samsung Epic 4G?
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