The LG Viper 4G and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphones are now available on Sprint. Both smartphones will support Sprint’s 4G LTE network when these are officially rolled out this year. Sprint is looking to launch its LTE network by mid-summer in many regions in the US.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was released in December 2011 and was originally available exclusively through Verizon.
The biggest USP of the Galaxy Nexus offered by Sprint is that it comes with Google Wallet. Verizon did not offer this particular feature in its version since it had reportedly been working on making its very own payment system for smartphones.
The Galaxy Nexus happens to be the first device to be released by Sprint that will run first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Sprint is offering the Galaxy Nexus for $199 along with a new two-year contract.
The LG Viper 4G is another awesome smartphone, sporting a 4-inch WVGA display and powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. However, the LG Viper 4G runs on an older version of the Android OS- the Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The LG Viper 4G is marginally cheaper than the Galaxy Nexus. Spring is offering the smartphone at just $99 along with a new two-year contract. This handset is slightly cheaper than the Galaxy Nexus at $99 with a new two-year contract.