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MetroPCS readying LG Optimus, Huawei Ascend

Waiting for an Android handset on MetroPCS? You might have to wait a bit longer than expected, but the delay will bring better handsets. The carrier was intending to carry the Kyocera Zio, the first Android handset to land on Cricket, but they hit a snag along the way. PhoneNews.com has the info. Apparently they purchased the Zio handsets with Android 1.6, which is by now a far outdated OS. The Cricket and Sprint versions of the device run Android 2.1. Metro, for its part, will launch two Android handsets later this year, both of which are better than the Zio.