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Android 2.2 (Froyo) Update

Google’s Android 2.2 OS also known as Froyo, making its way to mobile phone around the globe. But not all phones are getting the Froyo, so there are a lot of speculations and debates on which will really be upgraded.

Since its announcement in May 2010, many mobile companies have been secretive in revealing the specs on their Android 2.2 upgrading plans.  So far the following phones have received Froyo:

• Nexus One (updated version) – of course it is only expected that Google’s flagship phone will get the first chance for a Froyo upgrade.

• HTC EVO 4G (updated) – received the upgrade in August.

• Motorola Droid (updated) – received the upgrade right after the EVO also in August. There was a second upgrade that supports Adobe Flash.

• HTC Droid Incredible (updated) – upgraded on august 27, 2010.

• HTC Desire (updated ) – the upgrade rollout starts with unlock version of the phone then made its way to the various devices. In the USA the desire users will see the upgrade this January 2011.

• Motorola Droid X (updated) – the rollout began in mid-September but bad issues are being reported so, Motorola is working on the second upgrading.

• MyTouch 3G (updated) – the upgrade started on October 13 and lasted through mid-December on the original MyTouch 3G phone. The next upgrade will be on the MyTouch 3G 3.5mm, MyTouch Fender LE and MyTouch 3G Slide.

• Dell Streak (updated) – this tablet/phone is getting Froyo and posting it at the company’s official blog site.

• Acer Liquid E (new) – Acer Canada upgraded their Liquid E mobile phone in mid-November and the upgrade can be downloaded manually.

• Archos Internet Tablet – the Android 2.2 upgrade for Archos Internet Tablet was released in late November for models 28, 32, 43, 70, and 101.

• HTC Legend (updated) – users of carrier-bound HTC Legends received Froyo in November, users of unbranded Legends in December.

• HTC Magic (updated)  – the upgrade is being sent by waves so only a few clients a day will be able to receive the upgrade. A notification will be sent to the mobile once the upgrade is available.

• Samsung Intercept (updated) – the upgrade began on December 17, 2010 and the rollout is also being sent via air-waves.

• HTC Aria (updated) – the upgrading is ongoing right now but is not yet available in America. The users from Southeast Asia started receiving Froyo in mid-December.

The following are the list of phones expected to receive the Android 2.2:

  • Samsung Galaxy
  • T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant
  • Samsung mesmerize
  • U.S. Galaxy S
  • Sprint’s Epic 4G
  • Motorola Milestone
  • Motorola Defy
  • Samsung Transform
  • Nook Color
  • Samsung Galaxy Apollo
  • Samsung Continuum
  • Samsung Apex

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