Originally Posted by jsconyers
1XEV is the equivalent of 3G.
1X is the equivalent of EDGE.
and if you want to get really technical, 1XEV isn't actually 3G. 3G is a GSM only thing. 1XEV like jsconyers has said is an equivalent which CDMA companies have just started calling 3G to compete.
you can get data in either 1X or 1XEV, but no data if they are in lowercase (1xev or 1x).