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Android 2.2 now official on the Nexus One

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Jun 2010 11:44 User comments (3)

Android 2.2 now official on the Nexus One The Google Nexus One is the first Android smartphone device to officially get the final Android 2.2 Froyo, the much-anticipated OS update.
Users should begin getting the OTA update starting this week.

Says Google: "In order to access the update, you will receive a message on your phone's notification bar. Just download the update, wait for it to install, and you should be all set. This update will be rolled out gradually to phones - and most users will receive the notification by the end of the week . We hope you enjoy these new features."

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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3 user comments

129.6.2010 12:32

Also unofficial on my HTC Vogue :)

229.6.2010 22:48

Napoleon Dynamite Reference: Luckeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!

329.6.2010 23:06

This is a good thing for root users of other devices...a very good thing.

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