In a surprising (or not?) announcement today, Sprint said that Google would launch a version of the Nexus One Android 2.1 smartphone compatible with its 3G Mobile Broadband Network. Most probably, the CDMA / EV-DO Sprint-bound Nexus One will be similar to the one Verizon will get.
The announcement comes only one day after the Nexus One for AT&T and Rogers was launched.
Unfortunately, Sprint didn’t say when exactly its customers will be able to buy the Nexus One, and neither for what price – although it did say that these details will be unveiled “soon”.
So there you have it, Google’s first smartphone will be available soon on all four major US mobile operators.
Like the versions for T-Mobile and AT&T, Sprint’s Nexus One will probably be sold only via Google’s online store.
Before this to happen, Sprint is likely to officially announce its first WiMAX / 4G smartphone – the HTC Supersonic. The Wall Street Journal has it that Sprint and HTC will unveil the Supersonic at CTIA Wireless 2010 (23 – 25 March). Most likely, this will be North America’s first commercially available 4G phone.
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