HTC EVO breaks sales record, leaves little memory of the Pre and Instinct

We all knew the EVO 4G launch was going to be big. There was so much hype around this phone it wasn’t even funny. Just to give you an idea of the desire people had for this phone. Do you remember the hype for the HD2? When everyone knew Microsoft was going to launch something bigger and better. Hardware played a huge factor there. Android + HD2 hardware were the key ingredients for causing so much hype with so little advertising. Sprint today announced that the launch of the EVO 4G was a huge success. Despite technical difficulties with Sprint’s activation system, the EVO 4G managed to break the all time sales record for a device on launch day. This record was last held by the Palm Pre in 2009 then the Samsung Instinct before that. The EVO didn’t just break the record though. No of course not, it is much more than that. If you are a WebOS fan you might want to cover your eyes for this one. Sprint sold more EVO’s on day 1, than the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct sold in their first 3 days combined. You read that right, Palm Pre 3 days of sales and Samsung Instinct 3 days of sales all combined, and the EVO still sold more in just 1 day! There are no specific sales numbers from Sprint, but that alone is enough to make our jaws drop. The Palm Pre launch was a success by many accounts, and though the sales declined, afterward the initial launch was pronounced successful. It looks as though Sprint could finally have the hero phone to help put them in the spotlight after so many years in AT&T and Verizon’s shadow.

[Via Engadget]

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