HTC global PR and online community manager Eric Lin is reporting that Android 2.2 Froyo (Frozen yogurt) OTA Update for HTC Desire, HTC Legend, and HTC Wildfire will arrive just before Christmas and that Gingerbread may not arrive until 2011.
“It takes time to port all of our applications over to Froyo and then make sure that it is running well on each of our devices”, said Lin. “That’s not like a one week kind of project. We need to make sure that our applications are taking advantage of the Froyo features. To make sure that they are all running properly on the OS now that it’s a new version. And then to make sure that it’s running on our hardware as well as we expect”.
“I don’t think so. I don’t know what Gingerbread involves, but I would believe that we would be done with our Froyo updates before Christmas. And since Google hasn’t made any announcements as to when Gingerbread is going to come out, I’m not going to make that guess, it could be Q1 of next year”.
We earlier reported that Android 2.2 Froyo (Frozen yogurt) OTA update to HTC Desire would land sometime in Q3 of this year as confirmed by HTC technical support before. We even reported when some developers ported official build of Android 2.2 officially teamed up with the HTC Sense user interface on the HTC Desire. But that does not means that Froyo is coming soon.
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