Sprint May Get HTC Hero and Samsung WiMax Device

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Details are scarce, but PhoneNews sources claim that Sprint is ready to get on the Android bandwagon. Apparently, they are currently testing the HTC Hero and a Samsung WiMax / CDMA device that runs Android.

This is only a rumor of course, but it does back up earlier talk of a tri-mode WiMax / CDMA / WiFi device from Sprint supposedly set to be released between now and 2010. So maybe Android lovers can get their hopes up a little bit to see 4G handsets in the near future. [PhoneNews]

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This is great news because sprint will need to load their firmware on here for the radios to work, which is one step closer to having a dual boot Pre!