Sunday, February 14, 2010

Motorola makes the announcement official: Android 2.1 due soon

Finally, Motorola answers the outcry of concerned Droid owners everywhere, well, sort of. Today, Moto decided to put this post on their blog. Although the mention Q1 for most of these updates, they stated the OTA is due out very soon: The DROID by Motorola over-the-air software upgrade is expected to roll out soon. We take that to mean, within the next couple of weeks. So hold on tight my fellow Droid users, we’ll have an update here shortly. In the meantime, hit the link to read about the update for the Droid and other Motorola devices with the latest Android 2.1 build.

Android Software Upgrade News

Thank you for being a Motorola customer. We have heard the overwhelming feedback asking for details on Android software upgrades for various Motorola devices, and apologize we were not able to share information sooner. We’re hoping that you will find the below timeline helpful.

Please note that we know you value having the latest and greatest technology on your devices. We are working very closely with Google and our carrier partners to bring you the most optimized experience on each of our smartphones powered by Android.  We will continue to update the information below, regarding the timing and availability of software upgrades, and will provide additional details as we have them to share. We appreciate your understanding and continued support.

This page details plans for software upgrades only; other various routine updates will be delivered to optimize device experiences and these will be communicated separately when deployed.

Phone Model Timeline DROID by Motorola (USA) The DROID by Motorola over-the-air software upgrade is expected to roll out soon MILESTONE (Europe) Upgrade to Android 2.1 planned for Q1 2010 MILESTONE (Latin America) Upgrade under evaluation MILESTONE (Asia-Pacific) Upgrade under evaluation CLIQ (USA) Upgrade to Android 2.1  planned for Q2 2010 DEXT (Europe) Upgrade under evaluation DEXT (Latin America) Upgrade to Android 2.1 planned for Q3 2010 DEXT (Asia-Pacific) Upgrade to Android 2.1 planned for Q3 2010

Q1 = First Quarter of 2010

Q2 = Second Quarter of 2010

Q3 = Third Quarter of 2010

The information contained herein is provided for information purposes only and is intended only to outline Motorola’s presently anticipated general technology direction. The information communicated is not a commitment or an obligation to deliver any product, product feature, software upgrade or functionality and Motorola reserves the right to make changes to the content and timing of any product, product feature or software release. The software functionality and features provided by a specific version of the Android operating system may vary by phone and manufacturer.

This page and the information on it is provided by the Motorola Media Team.

[via Droid Life]


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