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The HTC EVO 4G shook up the cellular world when it was introduced in the summer of 2010 as the first 4G phone in the U.S. Today, the popular phone on Sprint’s network is one of just a handful of 4G-capable phones, and it was recently joined in that small group by the HTC EVO Shift. The EVO Shift, also on Sprint’s 4G WiMax network, is has a few things in common with its older sibling the EVO 4G, but there are also some differences under the skin. People rightly want to know how the performance of these two phones compares.
Wirefly’s recent videos have frequently used an Android testing program called Quadrant to generate a simple performance number that can be compared amnong phones. However, some have complained that Quadrant doesn’t work well for some phone architectures. A new Android bench test program called Smartbench 2010 recently became available, so Wirefly put it to the test of measuring EVO vs. EVO. Which phone is more powerful: the EVO Shift or the EVO 4G? Take a look at the video to the right to see.