Sprint’s vice president of devices Fared Adib announced at the carrier’s Strategy Update event on Friday that it will begin launching dual-mode 4G LTE/CDMA devices toward the middle of 2012. Tablets, smartphones, entry-level and high-end devices will launch next year, and Adib mentioned “iconic devices,” which has historically indicated EVO-branded devices.

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