Yeah, sprint is the devil =P
LTE is overrated IMO anyway. I prefer GSM with HSPA+. I get 10+ MBPS on T-Mobile nearly everywhere I go regularly. All for $45 per month.
The Commandments of Android
1) Open RAM is wasted RAM - Don't use Task Killers
2) Cheap devices are cheap for a reason. Don't expect high end performance.
3) Boot Loop = Wipe.
4) There are no viruses for android.