The first live shots of the LG Viper LTE, Sprint’s second LTE smartphone announced at CES. Sprint was up-front in saying that the Viper was not as far along in development as the Galaxy Nexus LTE that they also had on show.
But, they did show us the phone for the first time. With a four-inch display, and Android 2.3.x installed, the Viper is shaping up to be one of Sprint’s entry-level LTE smartphone.
Read more to see the hands-on.
Note: While this phone has Gingerbread installed, we could not confirm or not if it will launch with Gingerbread or Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich.
Unfortunately, due to lighting, and LG’s guarded nature, this was about all we could grab of the phone. Unlike Galaxy Nexus, it was a very locked-down demonstration of the phone. Little more than the device’s home screen was viewable, and Sprint was not making devices available for private shots of the device.
We also could not confirm if NFC and Google Wallet would be included, but could find no evidence of it on the device.