Why does Sprint make a phone with LTE and WIMAX together on one phone that would be nice so that we can use LTE and WIMAX so if we can't get one we would be able to use the other like if we can't get LTE in a area and have WIMAX in that area we will be able to what is in that area if Sprint make a LTE and WIMAX phone all in one.
Sprint doesn't make phones, they just sell them. The manufacturer be it Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG are the ones that make the radios in their devices. I too wondered this a while back and figured it would be a neat thing, but in theory, it may add more to the price of the phone plus be a real battery hogger.
Although Sprint does make a hotspot that accesses 36, 4G Wimax, or 4G LTE, but to put all those radios in a smaller form factor such as a phone is something I do not see happening anytime soon.
Great question. I have asked with no answer, as yet. I would find phones that do not include both radios (LTE and Wi-Max) in 2012 & through the first quarter of 2013, to be disappointing and puzzling. I cannot speculate. I am sure the rumor sites will answer this long before we can get answers out of Sprint. Devices are very, very guarded with them.
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