Gingerbread update starts rolling out to the Kyocera Echo starting today

Gingerbread update starts rolling out to the Kyocera Echo starting today
Right on time as previously rumored, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread software update for the intricate, yet so different looking Kyocera Echo is being rolled out starting today by Sprint.

Recently, the software update was speculated to offer support for NFC and Wi-Fi calling, but unfortunately, the two are nowhere in sight. Regardless of that, owners will nonetheless be pleased by it because it packs a ton of highly sought out new features. In fact, we find things like pinch-to-zoom support, the Swype 3.0 keyboard, Eco mode, and an improved downloads app. Call it of a surprise, but the offering of pinch-to-zoom is indeed the most surprising since almost all handsets nowadays offer that functionality right from the beginning.

Being pushed out in the form of an over-the-air update, handset owners should begin seeing the notification hitting their devices, but if you don’t see it, then you can always trying initiating the process manually by checking for updates under the Android settings menu.

source: Sprint via Phonescoop

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Echo
  • Display 3.5 inches
    800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S1
    0.5GB RAM
  • Storage , microSDHC
  • Battery 1370 mAh
  • OS Android 2.3

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