Gingerbread coming to the DROID Charge on November 29th

Gingerbread coming to the DROID Charge on November 29th
Samsung and Verizon are bringing DROID Charge owners some holiday cheer a little early this year. On November 29th, a software update will be available for the device that includes a number of feature upgrades, but most importantly, will upgrade the handset to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The update is reported to be 119MB and will upgrade the phone to version i510.EP4.

Droid Life has obtained the full change sheet from Verizon (which can be viewed in its entirety below). Some of the highlights of this release include:

  • Updated Download Manager app – from where you can manage all of your downloads from web browsing, email attachments and other apps.
  • Improved word selection and Copy/Paste functionality.
  • New widgets, icons and screens with refreshed colors.
  • Added device and SD card encryption; VPN enhancements integrate IPSec VPN clients into device security settings.
  • Updated Calendar options – ability to display event times in your home time zone when traveling; Dismiss individual reminders.
  • Pause, Wait and Password have been added into the voicemail speed dial entry for manual entry/storage.
  • Increased intensity of the vibration alert.
  • Added Software Upgrade Assistant (SUA).
  • Reduced volume of the Low Battery Notification sound has been reduced.

source: Droid Life via Into Mobile



1. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

I forgot that this phone even existed.

5. HTCiscool

Posts: 449; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

I forgot you even existed.

2. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Wow, I did not even realize that this phone did not have GB on it when first released....

3. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

The four owners must be happy to update to GB... wow...

4. HTCiscool

Posts: 449; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

By now half the owners are probably rocking an ICS rom lol

6. Penny

Posts: 1848; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

My bro had been waiting for this for a very long time. He had almost given up hope of ever getting Gingerbread.

7. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

Wow, seriously? They're just NOW getting GB when ICS is coming out lol?

8. Adianshadows

Posts: 66; Member since: Nov 22, 2011


9. Tez31087

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

I have it and love it! Better late than never!

10. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

oh good stuff. my mom will be happy about that. (:

11. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Lol its funny how the mis always trolling android sites, go choke on Steve jobs id**k

12. nickjjay

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 10, 2011

Its about time.

13. ojdidit84

Posts: 462; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Welcome to Samsung? Every Samsung phone I've had was terrible with updates. Never again...

14. cappy718

Posts: 26; Member since: Aug 31, 2011 doesnt have GB on it...LMAO

15. rogue350

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 04, 2009

Well thank God I didn\'t keep that piece of crap! It was slow and I can\'t believe tha it doesn\'t have Gingerbread yet! This is why I have an iPhone 4S!


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Looks like it'll get Touchwiz 4.0, hopefully it'll get the same webpage response smoothness that other touchwiz 4 devices have.

17. foster6565

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Wow tons of haters on the charge.....maybe you should try to root it and see how "slow" it is haha

18. willowseve77

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

I just want an update and I still haven't gotten it. what gives Verizon!?!

19. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i got the OTA from xda and did an update from SD. it's noticeably nicer. much smoother. no joke.

20. Tez31087

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

anyone got the update yet?

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