HTC Touch HD upgrades to Android 2.1 with Sense UI

HTC Touch HD upgrades to Android 2.1 with Sense UI
Now that didn’t take too long and we wish that more handsets could be like the HTC Touch HD. Earlier in the month we saw the former Windows Mobile giant shed its Microsoft platform in favor of Android 2.0 thanks to the team over at xda developers. It’s even rarer to see something like this occur with most of the hardware intact and functional; such as the radios so you’ll be able to text and make calls. The latest thing to pop up on the venerable smartphone is Android 2.1 with the newest Sense UI – possibly a great combination in itself. It’s really surprising at how quickly these guys can pull off this feat when you consider the sluggish time owners of other Android handsets have to endure in getting their official updates. There are still some bugs to work out that prevents certain hardware from operating correctly – such as the Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, and the external speaker. If you’re not the patient type, just be prepared for an extremely slow boot up time.  So if you own an HTC Touch HD and want to be held in the same class as the Nexus One, then give yourself a shot at this and download the files to experience the latest features Android has to offer.

HTC Touch HD Specifications | Review

source: xda-developers via MobileOSNews


HTC Touch HD upgrades to Android 2.1 with Sense UI

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11 Comments

1. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

I like that clock.....super clear looking......bravo HTC

2. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

I have to admit I cant stand HTC/Samsung made smartphones..the build quality is good..but the user software always has something to complain about..thnx apple for fixing this issue!!

3. Doakie

Posts: 2468; Member since: May 06, 2009

lol. That's the gayest comment I've heard today..thnx jrcrow79 for kissing apples ass!!

4. Quemical

Posts: 162; Member since: Jul 14, 2009

hilarious, apple toys are for children. This is a big boy phone. droid ftw

6. 203RichBoy

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

smh....

5. android#1

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

well said Quemical. Last time i checked, my little sister owns an itouch...which is the same as an iphone =( lacking to many things that an android phone possesses.

7. mahmoud824

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 29, 2009

Samsung and HTC has recently been in the smartphone business unlike apple. and look at the phones that HTC and Samsung created and they are new to the business. think before u make stupid comments cause all the hype that surrounds apple now is gonna be gone in a couple of years because apple cant keep up with the other manufactures.

9. Sureal

Posts: 38; Member since: Jan 31, 2010

htc has been making smartphones for years now, as has samsung, though not as long, but both have been making smartphones much longer than apple has

8. scorpio85

Posts: 160; Member since: Jan 16, 2010

Seeing posts like this makes me pissed that i'm still rockin 1.5 on my Sprint Hero. Aaahhhh

10. Nobodey

Posts: 76; Member since: Jan 03, 2010

Seriously..

11. cakvalasc

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 24, 2010

I bet the 2.1 is going to be released in feb so just be paitient!

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