Get ready for an onslaught of smartphone announcements, leaks and reveals from CES . The well-reviewed Galaxy Nexus LTE graces the Sprint website showing "coming to Sprint" and was made official in announcement.
On the Sprint website, there is a notification sign-up and a reminder that the 4G LTE is coming to Sprint customers in Dallas, Atlanta, Houston and San Antonio. Sprint has included Google Wallet for NFC payments but has not set a price or release date for the Galaxy Nexus, yet.
Features of the Galaxy Nexus LTE include a 4.65" Super AMOLED touchscreen, 16GB internal storage, front-facing camera, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth , dual-core processor, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) and 4G LTE access in LTE markets.
Ice Cream Sandwich features Face Unlock, which uses facial recognition to unlock your phone. Using NFC (Near Field Communications) technology, Android Beam allows users to quickly share web pages, apps and YouTube videos with friends by tapping phones together. Google+ Hangouts allow video chat with up to 10 friends.
Approximately 15 4G LTE devices are currently on track to be launched in 2012 including handsets, tablets and data cards.
Sprint exclusively offers Sprint NBA Mobile on Android phones. The Verizon version of the Galaxy Nexus has 32GB of storage and battery issues from using 4G LTE. Sprint is the only carrier left that still offers unlimited data. The most popular smartphones on the Sprint network were iPhones and the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch.
The Sprint top best smartphones 2011 included mostly WiMAX models.