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Sprint is Getting Windows Phone 8 Devices From HTC and Samsung This Summer

by Brandon Russell | January 7, 2013

Windows Phone 8 home screen

This summer Sprint will offer Windows Phone 8 devices made by Samsung and HTC, joining the other big three carriers here in the U.S. The carrier made a joint announcement with Microsoft on Monday—amidst the CES insanity—touting Sprint’s Truly Unlimited plans. Are you up for waiting a few more months for Microsoft’s burgeoning platform?

Sprint highlighted its “strong” relationship with Microsoft, and said this announcement was a long time coming. It’s unclear which devices Samsung and HTC will submit to Sprint’s lineup—Windows Phone 8X? ATIV Odyssey? Samsung’s device will hit Verizon, so perhaps it’s also ready to hit Sprint as well.

Once availability edges closer, Sprint will divulge full details, the carrier said, including price and exact release dates.


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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...