CDMA Hero visits the FCC, Sprint to release U.S. version?

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CDMA Hero visits the FCC, Sprint to release U.S. version?
Pins aren't the only things that Sprint might be dropping this fall. The CDMA model of the HTC Hero is visiting the FCC which lends some truth to rumors of a fall season release for the carrier. The device is the first Android model with flash support on the browser and features the HTC Sense UI. Equipped with a 3.2 inch capacitive display (!), this Super Hero is expected to start flying over U.S. skyscrapers in a single bound on October 11th as we have already reported. If that date sounds familiar to you, it is because it is the same rumored launch date for Sprint's release of the Android powered Instinct Q, a story we brought to your attention yesterday.

If both handsets' October 11th release on Sprint pan out, the carrier will have two hot new Android phones hitting the market at the same time. One will have a physical QWERTY keyboard and the other will have a full touchscreen. Are you Sprint fans out there seeing little green robots in your sleep?

HTC Hero Preliminary Specifications (CDMA)

source: FCC via EngadgetMobile


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7 Comments

1. iTony523

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 31, 2009

This is soo gay! not for sprint, but for T-mobile Customers! I want the HTC Hero! and the myTouch 3G can't even get the UI the Hero has! T-mobile Sucks!

2. realism121

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 16, 2008

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!!!!!! let this be true! both of these phones dropping on the same day would be AMAZING!!! :) now...if we could get some more info on the Q, that would be AMAZING

3. sniperace

Posts: 95; Member since: Aug 20, 2009

With all the new phone coming out for sprint this fall it will be interesting to see which device has the most to offer. 2 new instincts and 3 new HTC's. i currently use a windows phone and i'm looking forward to switching to android sprint looks like they finally got it rite!!

4. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

if these both happen to come to sprint maybe they won't completely fail. and dammit!!!!! i like the samsung design better but hero UI better. HERO FOR T-MO!

7. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

Maybe t mobile is doing like the Vikings and plan to carry the Hero all along.

5. realism121

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 16, 2008

is it just me or is sprint really holding out on us? can't they just freakin announce these damn phones already!!!!!! come on!!! just make it official!!! with official specs!!! grrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

6. Raiderjoe

Posts: 16; Member since: Mar 27, 2009

I believe the reasons they don't announce anything is because they don't want the sales of their current smart phones to drop. Especially since the touch pro 2 should be coming out soon. Plus they want to sale as many palm pre before they lose the exclusive on it, according to rumors. Yes fan's of these tech web sites like myself might hear about upcoming phone but the majority of people don't. Just my .02 cents on the topic, but with that said I am too looking forward to hearing more news on the HTC Hero on Sprint.

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