The Nexus 4, the latest smartphone from Google and LG, will run the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
A Softbank deal might boost Sprint Nextel's ability to compete against Verizon and AT&T in the US.
Earlier this week, it looked as if T-Mobile's parent company Deutsche Telekom would soon acquire MetroPCS. Now come reports that Sprint is interested in the budget carrier, too.
4G LTE smartphones offer extremely fast downloads, but quality of 4G LTE connection depends on your smartphone, carrier, and location.