Sprint Announces Two New NFC Phones Supporting Google Wallet

U.S. mobile carrier Sprint has announced two more phones supporting the Google Wallet, including Google’s new Android smartphone, the Galaxy Nexus.

Along with the Galaxy Nexus, Sprint, the No. 3 U.S. carrier, will introduce an NFC-enabled Android phone from LG Electronics, the Viper. Sprint said the phones would be available during the first half of 2012, the first devices supporting its move into 4G LTE technology.

They will join Sprint’s Nexus S 4G, which uses another type of 4G technology, and is the only phone on the market officially supporting the Google Wallet.

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