Sprint has officially taken the wraps off the Galaxy Nexus LTE as well as LG Viper as the first 4G LTE devices on the network. Telecom operator has also announced that approximately 15 4G LTE devices are currently on track to be launched in 2012 including handsets, tablets and data cards.
Galaxy Nexus will be the second Sprint smartphone after Nexus S 4G to support Google Wallet officially. The specifications are expected to remain the same apart from the processor, which has been upgraded according a recent leak, but has not been revealed in the press release. Sprint plans to share detailed product specs closer to the launch.
Talking about LG Viper, it features Android 2.3, 1.2GHz dual core processor, 5MP rear camera, a VGA front camera, 4-inch WVGA NOVA display, NFC and DLNA support. LG Viper will also support Google Wallet.
Sprint has not shared availability details for any of the smartphones.
“The first three products that will run on the Sprint 4G LTE network exemplify the cutting-edge technology our customers can expect from Sprint as we progress with our 4G LTE rollout. Galaxy Nexus packs industry-leading features and the best of Google into a beautiful design while LG Viper 4G LTE continues Sprint’s commitment to green devices that don’t sacrifice speed or technology. These products combine with our unlimited data pricing plans to give Sprint customers a powerful wireless experience,” said Steve Elfman, president of Network, Wholesale and Product Development for Sprint, in a statement.