Jun 27 AT 3:09 PM Nick Gray 11 Comments

HTC EVO 3D European launch scheduled for July

With the U.S. launch of the HTC EVO 3D on Sprint’s network complete, HTC is shifting their focus to Europe.  This morning HTC announced that the GSM version of the HTC EVO 3D will make its European debut in July.  We first heard about a possible European launch when HTC’s French division confirmed that a GSM version of the phone was imminent.

HTC did not release any information about pricing or which countries would get the handset first, but we have a feeling there will be quite a few announcements from carriers all across Europe within the next week or two.  For more details on the HTC EVO 3D, be sure to check out our first impressions about the phone and press release below.

If given the choice, would you choose the HTC EVO 3D over the HTC Sensation?

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Record your life in vibrant 3D stills and HD video

LONDON — June 27, 2011 — HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announces the arrival of the HTC EVO 3D in Europe. Delivering the ultimate glasses-free 3D experience, the stylishly rugged HTC EVO 3D, with the latest HTC Senseâ„¢ experience, makes it easy to capture and share stunning 3D home movies and stills with friends and family. HTC Watch is also available to owners of this multimedia powerhouse, allowing users to enjoy Hollywood blockbusters alongside their own 3D movies.

“Smartphones have revolutionised how people communicate and entertain themselves on the

move. You can now carry your favourite films, music, photos and games in your pocket wherever you go,” said Florian Seiche, President of HTC EMEA. “The HTC EVO 3D allows people to explore this new technology trend beyond the living room, enabling them to capture and share their lives with family and friends in amazing 3D.”

3D without the glasses
The stunning stereoscopic display means that 3D effects can be enjoyed naturally as images and video burst from the screen, free of the burden of 3D glasses. Relive precious moments as if you were there and watch videos captured by HTC Evo 3D’s dual 5-megapixel cameras shimmer and dance with depth.

Entertainment on the go
Entertainment takes on a whole new dimension, with 3D films, videos, pictures and games leaping from the 4.3 inch qHD screen. This immersive 3D effect, coupled with stereo surround sound, creates a new world to explore and share. HTC EVO 3D is driven by a powerful, 1.2-gigahertz dual-core Qualcomm® Snapdragonâ„¢ processor, which not only supports brilliant 3D but also delivers a fast and responsive browsing experience, instant capture of images — perfect for recording fast-paced action — and playing back smooth, HD (720p) video.

HTC Sense
Complementing the HTC EVO 3D’s design is the latest HTC Sense experience. Plunge into 3D menus and customize the active lockscreen, which becomes a real-time window to your most important content – from photos to your latest social network feeds. Whether it’s email, social networking or surfing the internet, the active lockscreen becomes a customizable gateway that lets you instantly jump to your favourite applications with just one gesture. HTC’s iconic Weather app also returns, letting you soar through the clouds and bask in the sun, with beautiful, new full-screen 3D animations.

Capture the moment
HTC EVO 3D’s two 5-megapixel cameras are enhanced with new features to help you capture the perfect moment as you see it. Switch effortlessly between 2D and 3D depending on your mood, and add a new creative perspective to your images with Tiltshift Effect — selectively blurring parts of the scene to give subjects the impression of scale models. The camera also performs well in low light thanks to a wide, f/2.2 maximum aperture and videos are recorded in crystal clear 720p resolution, at up to 30 frames per second, making the HTC EVO 3D perfect for recording evenings out with friends.

Premium design, striking performance
Tapping into HTC’s trademark design language, the HTC EVO 3D’s premium look and feel is enhanced by its slender dimensions and striking dual camera housing. The rear of HTC EVO 3D is sculpted with smooth lines that make the handset look rugged, yet feel natural in the palm of your hand.

The HTC EVO 3D will be broadly available in Europe from July.

Source: Engadget

Nick is a tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC and its devices. Nick joined the Android and Me family in the summer of 2010.

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  • http://Website Daniel

    For pricing, I heard it would be a bit more than the sensation, so about 500 euro.

  • keridel

    that my dilema.

    i am getting a new phone in august and it is now a choice between those two…

    or should i hang on for the nexus 3? but if the nexus 3 is a motorolla i’d rather eat glass then crap it out…


    • http://Website B2L

      Wait for the Nexus 3. It will be worth it, and i am with you. I love the Nexus line but i would rather eat shit than buy a Motorola device.

  • http://Website Rebecca

    We hate this phone here in europe. Get off Evomit. Awful phone just awful.

  • http://Website DROID man

    I’m not planning on picking up either of these phones. I’m waiting things out a bit to see what HTC will reveal at the end of the year. I know the quad core phones are still a ways out but I’m thinking I can wait until february of next year before ill be dying for an upgrade.

  • geniusdog254

    What’s up with that FUGLY yellowish/gold color?! I know they won’t do red, ‘cuz that’s the Sprint thing, but surely they could do something better than that? I mean, God.

  • http://Website +11

    iPhone is better

  • http://Website Richard Yarrell

    It’s pretty clear that the people making comments here don’t have an EVO 3D so in all honesty shouldn’t be commenting. I own the EVO 3D and I’m here to tell you It’s the best Android device on the market today….WHY…..BATTERY LIFE….and i will leave it at that….

    • http://Website OMFG It’s RichardYarrell

      You sir are an idiot, i would love to see your Evo 3D beat my Nexus S in a battery comparison. Try getting 36 hours of moderate usage, then we’ll talk.

  • http://Website Richard Yarrell

    Just think the EVO BRAND HAS MADE IT’S WAY TO OUR FRIENDS ALL OVER THE WORLD. It’s great to see everyone appreciating the device that put 4G on the map. It’s beautiful to see this and Verizon tried to COPY our EVO and got what a BAG OF BALLS…It never pays to COPY

  • http://www.sensation-developers.com Jon

    Sensation, no doubt.