New firmware for HTC Hero makes device faster

New firmware for HTC Hero makes device faster
HTC is now officially offering a firmware upgrade for the HTC Hero. The Android powered device has had some issues concerning speed-the lack of it, actually, and complaints about the device lagging have been noted since the launch of the handset. When we reviewed the Hero, we commented that our major gripe with the phone was that it was lagging when opening certain applications. This release should eliminate the delays and the new build has been given great reviews by those who have seen it in action. The Taiwanese based manufacturer has chosen its Danish web site to be one of the first to offer the upgraded version, 2.73.405.5, which has yet to hit every country. Even the UK is among those shut out as this is being written. With Sprint expected to launch the Hero in the U.S. on October 11th as we have previously reported, there should be enough time to make sure that the phone being sold in the States already incorporates the latest OS build.

HTC Hero Specifications | Review

source: HTC via EngadgetMobile

New firmware for HTC Hero makes device faster

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6 Comments

1. realism121

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 16, 2008

this makes me very happy! i can't wait to get my hero!!!!! :)

2. Ray

Posts: 62; Member since: Apr 30, 2009

Yessss!!! The hero is gonna be wayyyyy koOl = ) i cant wait to get my htc hero its gonna be the best and most fastest sprint phone so far and for a great price you cant beat that = )

3. bigyellow

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 10, 2009

yeah, making the sweet, sweeter!!

4. bobtech

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 09, 2008

How do you preorder? send a link here....

5. bigyellow

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 10, 2009

6. sonisoe

Posts: 440; Member since: May 06, 2009

the upgrade is now available for the uk as well after nordic...

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