4G wireless service is more widely available than ever before, as all four nationwide carriers -- AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile -- all offer some form of the high-speed service. But not all cell phones and smartphones can take advantage of the speedier service that 4G networks can deliver. Here's a list of all of the 4G phones currently available or coming soon.
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3D is not just for movie theaters and high-end TVs: it's now available on smartphones, too. The HTC EVO 3D offers a glasses- free 3D screen, which allows you to view 3D movies and content from sources like YouTube. The phone also is capable of capturing photos and videos in 3D. It runs on Sprint's high-speed 4G network.
The HTC EVO 4G was the first 4G phone available in the U.S., and it remains a well-regarded device. In addition to support for Sprint's high-speed 4G WiMax network, the EVO 4G offers a roomy 4.3-inch screen, an 8-megapixel camera, HD video recording, and the Android OS.
HTC's EVO Shift has a lot in common with its older sibling, the HTC EVO 4G. Both phone run the Android OS. Both support Sprint's super-speedy 4G network. And both feature high-quality cameras with HD video recording capabilities. But the EVO Shift packs in something the original EVO left off: a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for easy typing.
You don't have to spend big bucks to get a high-speed 4G smartphone. AT&T's HTC Inspire 4G is available for less than $100 on contract. Even at that low price, this phone still packs in plenty of high-end features. The Inspire 4G runs version 2.2 of the Android OS, boasts a 4.3-inch touchscreen and an 8-megapixel camera, and supports AT&T's Mobile HotSpot service. It runs on AT&T's HSPA+ 4G network.
T-Mobile continues to boost its smartphone lineup by adding slick, high-speed devices, and the HTC Sensation 4G is no exception. This phone, which runs on the carrier's HSPA+ network, features Android 2.3, a qHD 4.3-inch touchscreen, and an 8-megapixel camera with dual LED flashes and 1080p video recording.
Verizon Wireless launched its 4G LTE network in late 2010, but didn't announce its first 4G phone until early 2011. The HTC Thunderbolt was worth the wait, though. Not only does it run on Verizon's highly-regarded high-speed network, but it also offers version 2.2 of the Android OS, a 4.3-inch touch screen, an 8-megapixel camera, a 720p camcorder, and a 1-GHz SnapDragon processor.
Looking for a high-speed smartphone that can double as a mobile entertainment center? The LG Revolution could be just what you need. This phone allows you to quickly download games and movies, or stream content using the built-in Netflix app -- all over Verizon's 4G LTE network. It also offers a 4.3-inch touch screen, a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera, a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, version 2.2 of the Android OS, and a 1-GHz SnapDragon processor.
Is it a phone, or is it a computer? That's what AT&T's Motorola Atrix 4G imay have you asking. This smartphone packs in plenty of computer-like features, including a high-power 1-GHz dual-core CPU and the desktop version of the Firefox browser. If that's not enough, you can even make the Atrix 4G look like a laptop with Motorola's Laptop Dock, an accessory that features an 11.6-inch screen and a full keyboard.