Android 2.1 officially coming to the HTC Droid Eris before the end of the month?

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Android 2.1 officially coming to the HTC Droid Eris before the end of the month?
After hearing that the HTC Droid Eris was going to be placed on the end of life list alongside the BlackBerry Tour 9630, it was evident that something else was going to be replaced. Enter the HTC Droid Incredible which brought on Android 2.1 to the number one wireless carrier in the country – and signaled the Droid Eris's last days. Fortunately it won't be fading so soon into the sunset as it looks like the smartphone will soon be getting the much needed upgraded to Android 2.1 according to its support page online. Despite no direct mention of it being Android 2.1, reading into the change log makes it quite evident that it's the real thing. However, there is still no definite word on when it's expected to be released, but it's rumored to come around before the end of the month so that existing handset owners can look forward to something good.

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source: Verizon via BGR


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6 Comments

1. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

It's fake. Someone doctored the Droid Incredible sales sheet and pasted Eris phone on it

2. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

actually genious its not fake... its coming at the end of the month.. verizon employees got the anouncment yesterday. Its most likley public knowledge by now... so if you have an eris congratulations you can stop being a winer and download the ota update by the end of may ...

4. vzwtechbill

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

Yeah, not a fake, support site posted this yesterday at VZW....go towww.verizonwireless.com/erissupport to confirm if you like. click on Benefits of Update.

3. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

I thought this phone was bout dead?

5. vzwtechbill

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

The Eris totally rocks! 2.1 is deff an improvement to the phone, not as fast as the Incredible, but at less than 1/2 the price and most of the same capabilities, it's a great device.

6. anarkie

Posts: 48; Member since: Jan 28, 2009

Eris + OC'd 2.1 ROM = hold over until the incredible has a sucessor.

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