HTC handset owners will be pleased to know that the manufacturer has confirmed that some phones will receive the Android 2.3 – ‘Gingerbread’ upgrade. A spokesperson for HTC said “We are excited about the OS update coming for Android, and while HTC will definitely have some phones running this OS, we do not have a specific timeframe for new phones or updates at this time.”
While this is maybe a source of happiness for HTC owners, it is the silence from other manufacturers that is a cause of concern. Some phones from the Samsung Galaxy series are yet to receive Froyo updates, while the Motorola Droid is now receiving the 2.2.1 update.
HTC phones already on Android 2.2 (Froyo) are almost certain to get the updates, and other handsets like the Desire, Desire HD, Droid Incredible and the Desire Z are also expected to get some Gingerbread lovin'. We do hope that other manufacturers announce the updates and roll them out as soon as possible.