It's finally here - Motorola BACKFLIP gets the Eclair treatment

It's finally here - Motorola BACKFLIP gets the Eclair treatment
It's been a while for the owners of the Motorola BACKFLIP since they first thought that they will get the Eclair love, but you know what they say – better late than never. Despite the fact that Android version 2.1 is sligthly outdated, BACKFLIP owners will surely be happy to finally get the OS update.

Before you start celebrating, though, take into account the fact that this update is available to US customers only, while their European counterparts will have to settle for Cupcake. According to Motorola, this is because with Android 1.5 you get "the best combined hardware and software experience" for the phone. European owners of the BACKFLIP may disagree, but this is life.

As for the update itself, it will provide greater integration with Google applications, more apps designed for Android version 2.0 or above, 7 home screen panels, new widgets and additional options for existing ones, corporate e-mail client and improved media gallery. Furthermore, it will preserve most, but not all of your settings and applications.

The update will be available for the general public on November 9 and it will take up to 40 minutes to install. For more information, take a look at the picture.

source: Androinica

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  • Display 3.1 inches
    480 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm MSM7200A, 0.25GB RAM
  • Storage 0.256GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1400 mAh
  • OS Android 2.1



3. llobak unregistered

why the hell that the US backflip can enjoy eclair while the rest of the backflip can only stay in android 1.5?? totally disappointed with MOTO, will not buy any MOTO product!

2. Brian25x

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 08, 2010

I have been waiting for ever for this update

1. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

finally hopefully my friends can update now :)

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