HTC Evo 3D Review

Last updated: July 1, 2020.

Finally, now you can read the full review of the HTC Evo 3D

HTC Evo 3D has joined the race of 3D smartphones which strive to give better gaming and video viewing experience. Has it lived up to the mark set by Optimus 3D or is it just an, In conclusion, handset?


The description of HTC Evo 3D includes:

  • Qualcomm MSM 8260 dual-core 1.2GHz processor
  • Android 2.3 operating system with HTC Sense
  • 1GB RAM, 1GB ROM coupled with an expansion slot for external memory
  • 126mm length; 65mm width and 05mm thickness
  • A display of 3 inches together with 540 x 960 pixels display resolution
  • It weighs 170g
  • Price of £534


  • The build of Evo 3D is not very impressive. Due to there is nothing new about it, if seen from the front there is not much difference between the build of Evo 3D and Wildfire S.
  • Weighing 170g, Evo 3D feels a bit heavier.
  • Measuring 126mm in length, 65mm in width and 05mm in thickness. As a result, Evo 3D show that it is really a big smartphone.
  • For Home, Menu, Back and Search functions there is four touch sensitive buttons beneath the screen.
  • A headphone jack and power button sit at the top edge of the phone.
  • There is a microUSB connector on the left edge.
  • On the right, there is a volume rocker button, a camera button and a special button for switching between 2D and 3D mode.

HTC Evo 3D



  • The 4.3-inch screen has a 540 x 960 pixels display resolution.
  • The maximum brightness of the screen is a bit dull owing to the 3D aspect.
  • Web browsing, video and photo viewing is outstanding.




  • 2GHz dual core Qualcomm processor along with 1GB of RAM caters for fast processing and quick responses.


  • Twin cameras are at the back while a 1.3-megapixel camera sits at the front.
  • The camera produces the snapshot of 5 megapixels in 2D mode, while in 3D mode it is reduced to 2MP which is less than Optimus 3D’s 3 megapixels snapshots in 3D mode.
  • Video recording is possible at 720p in 3D mode.
  • Dual LED flash gives good indoor pictures.

Memory & Battery

  • There is 1GB of built-in storage while and 8GB microSD card comes with the handset.
  • The 1730mah battery should be enough by smartphone standards but heavy use in 3D mode drains the battery in the blink of an eye.
  • The button to change to 2D mode is useful but even in 2D mode power depletion is pretty fast.
  • Evo 3D’s battery is inadequate for 3D use, it might not see you through the day.


  • Features of Bluetooth, GPS, HDSPA coupled with Wi-Fi with mobile hotspot are available.
  • You can view 3D videos on YouTube.
  • Evo 3D also supports 3D games, unfortunately, most of the users won’t know as there are no games on the phone to tell you about this feature.
  • 3D viewing is good but sharing is not possible.

HTC Evo 3D: The Verdict

In conclusion we can’t really say that HTC Evo 3D gives you excellent of everything, it has not even met the mark set by Optimus 3D. Since Optimus 3D offers more features and gives better 3D experience while Evo 3D is just a drain on power, definitely not worth the price.


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