With 4G only available in 27 locations its a miracle they sold more than 27 handsets!
US operator Sprint has admitted inaccurately claiming that its HTC EVO 4G handset had outsold the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct combined, by three times in a third of the time. The handset is the first in the US to use Sprint's WiMAX network, existing customers being dongle-based. The operator claimed to have shifted three …
"With 4G only available in 27 locations its a miracle they sold more than 27 handsets!"
Clearwire has coverage of 65 US cities as of today. Most of those "locations" are several hundred square miles each - they hit a pretty substantial percentage of the US population.
"if I'm not mistaken, Wimax is not stricly LTE and the Evo should use LTE if my memory serves"
WiMAX and LTE are completely different standards. No, the HTC EVO is WiMAX, which is why Sprint launched it. There are no LTE handsets on the market today.
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