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Motorola Droid to get Android 2.2 Froyo in two weeks?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Jul 2010 13:06 User comments (4)

Motorola Droid to get Android 2.2 Froyo in two weeks? While still unconfirmed, the latest rumor has Verizon rolling out Android 2.2 Froyo for the Motorola Droid starting in two weeks, making the device the second smartphone to get the update, behind the flagship Google Nexus One.
The leaked Verizon memo shows the roll out starting July 13th, which makes sense given the increase in stable versions of 2.2 floating around the Web currently.

Motorola's Droid remains the best selling Android device of all-time.

There are many new features that most users have been expecting and wanting. The main two are the addition of Flash (built-in) and the addition of Wi-Fi tethering. Additionally, Apps2SD, desktop to handset music streaming and a "one-handed camera UI" are part of the update.

On the performance end, a new Dalvik JIT compiler will give 2.2 users a 200-500 percent performance boost over those using 2.1. The HTML-5 supportive browser will give 300 percent performance boosts for JavaScript.

Read our full report on Android 2.2 here: Introducing Froyo

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4 user comments

13.7.2010 18:55

already got it on mine lol.

25.7.2010 19:46

Well, my cousin's got one of these phones, so I'll be envious of him until I get the Droid 2 or Incredible.

36.7.2010 0:43

Originally posted by deluxe247:
already got it on mine lol.
I've had it for weeks already; I am already on my 5th Froyo ROM!

The DroidX is very tempting...but until it gets 2.2, it might actually be slower than my old Droid. Regardless, it does not play flash, and flash videos are the only thing that slows down my Droid...so right now the only difference between the two devices is that mine plays flash slowly, and the new one does not play flash at all.

414.7.2010 8:51
tlktodahnd
Unverified new user

Originally posted by deluxe247:
already got it on mine lol.
How did you get it?

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