Verizon to upgrade all of its DROIDS to Android 2.2 at one time?

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Verizon to upgrade all of its DROIDS to Android 2.2 at one time?
In a couple of weeks, Verizon is expected to put an arrow right through the heart of Android fragmentation by updating four of its Droid devices at once to Android 2.2. The devices are, the first-gen Motorola DROID, the HTC Droid Incredible, the Motorola DROID X and the currently unreleased Motorola DROID 2. Of the four, the original DROID is the only one running stock Android which would lead us to believe that it is the other three handsets that are holding back the distribution of the upgrade at this moment.

As for the date of this simultaneous upgrading, August 23rd has been mentioned as a possible launch date for the DROID 2 which is expected to launch with Froyo under the hood. That could be a good time to introduce the OS on all four of the high-end devices. Another possible date would be August 16th, when Adobe is supposed to have an Android-related press conference. Considering that Android 2.2 is a requirement for Flash 10.1, it would also seem to make sense for the upgrade to be launched at that time. A tipster for AndroidSPIN who claims to work for Verizon has said that the Android 2.2 upgrade would begin Friday, August 6th, and be completed by the 15thb of the month. He claims that Big Red would upgrade the DROID, DROID X and Droid Incredible all at the same time as the DROID 2 would ship with the newer OS.

Motorola DROID Specifications | Review
HTC Droid Incredible Specifications | Review
Motorola DROID X Specifications | Review
Motorola DROID 2 A955 Preliminary Specifications

source: AndroidSPIN via AndroidandMe


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