Feb 01 AT 4:42 PM Taylor Wimberly 7 Comments

Sprint drops hints of pending Nexus One launch

Google currently offers the Nexus One with support for T-Mobile 3G and a Verizon version is scheduled for spring 2010. Recent documents filed with the FCC suggest an AT&T version could be in the works and we are hearing rumors Sprint is on board too. We recently spotted the Nexus One listed on Walmart’s online store and noted it had support for 1xEvDO, which is the 3G standard used by Sprint and Verizon.

Gizmodo sent an inquiry to Sprint about the Nexus One and received the following response:

Thank you for contacting Sprint regarding the Nexus One.

Unfortunately, this handset model is not on offer as of now.

Once it is launched, you will see promotional campaigns related to the launch date, cost and the features of the handset on our Web site and other promotional media.

Thank you for showing interest in our products & services. Please let us know if you would like us to assist you with anything else.Sprint Customer Solutions

Most of the time carriers offer zero comment about unannounced products so this news comes as a surprise. Did a Sprint employee let one slip or was it just bad communication? We know Sprint is on board with Android and HTC, but this is the first time we have seen the carrier talk about joining the Google phone store.

Source: Gizmodo

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