Sprint has its first 4G tablet and may be pulling ahead as the premier carrier for NFC capabilities in the U.S.
SAN DIEGO -- CTIA MobileCON 2012 -- Sprint Nextel unveiled its first 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) tablet Tuesday as it became evident that the carrier is emerging as a key supporter for near-field communications (NFC) mobile payments in the United States.
Sprint revealed Tuesday morning that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 will be the first tablet that can run on its 24-market upgraded 4G network. It also unveiled the LG Electronics Optimus G--a smartphone with a 13-megapixel camera--the keyboard-friendly LG Mach and a tri-mode USB stick.
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