An internal memo from Verizon to employees says that Google has released the source code for Android 2.3
to device manufacturers and that Big Red is assessing which of its Android phones will be receiving the new updated OS. Which of Verizon's DROID handsets-if any-will have to skip the new upgrade? Android engineer Brian Swetland said that, "Any device that runs well with Froyo should run even better with Gingerbread," which gives hope to those who own the original Motorola DROID
As we reported
, Gingerbread doesn't have a minimum set of system requirements. That could lead to Android 2.3 being downloaded on most of Verizon's DROID-branded handsets . The carrier also has a good track record when it comes to Android upgrades as it currently has the largest number of handsets running the Android 2.2 OS.
This internal memo tells Verizon employees that Gingerbread is coming