After being delayed for weeks as a result of an Apple patent dispute, shipments of HTC’s One X and Evo 4G LTE phones have been released by U.S. customs officials and are on their way to retailers, the mobile phone maker says.

The One X is sold by AT&T, and Sprint had been slated to start selling the Evo 4G LTE earlier this month, prior to the customs review.

HTC, which has its North American headquarters in Bellevue, has changed the underlying way the Android phones deal with computer-generated data to comply with an International Trade Commission ruling that found the previous approach violated an Apple patent from 1996.

The company says in a statement this afternoon: “HTC has completed the review process with US Customs and HTC devices have been released, as they are in compliance with the ITC’s ruling. Future shipments should continue to enter the US and we are confident that we will soon be able to meet the demand for our products.”

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  • Peter H

    I got my preorder phone last Thursday.  Awesome phone.

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