Don't get all hot and bothered just yet, but French site Mobinaute
is feeling pretty good about Orange
's chances to launch upwards of six Android-based handsets in 2009. Six
! Reportedly, the handsets will come from five different vendors: Sony Ericsson, Motorola, LG, Samsung and HTC. We're told that the HTC Hero
will definitely be in the mix, but outside of that, details remain few and far between. Not that we really doubt that there will be enough
Android phones out
by the year's end to make it happen
, but it's remarkably refreshing to see this kind of Google love from a carrier.