Nexus One has latest Froyo, So will other recent HTC devices

It's official. Yesterday after users had reported receiving OTA updates to their Nexus One devices, Google has confirmed that Froyo is out.

Engadget originally reported that users on AT&T were getting the latest stable Froyo build pushed to their devices. FRF85 is being installed OTA, so if you still haven't had your update, then you can either patiently wait, or you can use this link directly from Google to get started.

Even more interesting, HTC has finally confirmed Froyo for its latest devices. Desire, Legend and Wildfire should all be receiving Froyo in Q3 of this year, an HTC spokesperson has told Recombu. In a tweet today, Sprint confirmed that the HTC EVO 4G will be getting Froyo, and that the Hero and Moment will not.

HTC said, “We are working hard with our partners to update the HTC Sense experience on Froyo and distribute it to our customers as fast as possible. We expect to release updates for several of our 2010 models including DesireLegend and Wildfire beginning in Q3.” This is great news for HTC fans who have been patiently waiting to find out when/if their phone would be supported. HTC Sense is HTC's in-house wrapper for Android and Windows Mobile. It includes a suite of widgets and applications, along with specific interface changes and is utilized on most HTC devices.

Previously, HTC had been pretty tight-lipped about its support for Legend, so this confirmation is welcome news for owners who recently purchased the device but were frightened that HTC might abandon them early on.

Froyo is the latest version of Google's Android mobile operating system. Android 2.2 has a few major enhancements over 2.1. Built-in tethering, Flash, and better Javascript performance are all present. Microsoft Exchange is also supported natively. Not all updates, however, are under the hood; Froyo includes updates to the home screen and the ability to select text on web pages. As reported by users, the phone feels much snappier as Froyo can better utilize available hardware using an updated Dalvik virtual machine compiler.

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VdG said,
Why not htc tattoo

Need some Tattoo love. Love the phone, but there are a few bugs that need sorting out, and from the android issue tracker, a lot of these are fixed in Froyo. Hopefully some unofficial roms come out with full hardware support, and Sense if we are lucky.

Quick Reply said,

Need some Tattoo love. Love the phone, but there are a few bugs that need sorting out, and from the android issue tracker, a lot of these are fixed in Froyo. Hopefully some unofficial roms come out with full hardware support, and Sense if we are lucky.

Totally agree. Am I right when I say that we are already able to install another Android version but cannot install HTC Sense?

Lucas said,
I'm still waiting for my freaking Nexus One to get updated, AT&T version in Costa Rica.

You could download it from the article....

NeoRaZor said,

You could download it from the article....

I'd rather wait for the OTA than do manual update and end up messing up something or just causing future issues.

Lucas said,

I'd rather wait for the OTA than do manual update and end up messing up something or just causing future issues.

Try changing the date to a month ahead. It should prompt the phone to check for an update. Then change the date back when it's done .

I suggest visiting xda-developers & modaco to unlock your phones potential.
Nothing beats custom ROMs guys

mr.r9 said,
I suggest visiting xda-developers & modaco to unlock your phones potential.
Nothing beats custom ROMs guys

I'd love to try a custom rom, but since I will be giving my HTC Hero to my sister and using her free upgrade to get the EVO, I don't think I would want to do that to her. She already has enough troubles trying to operate Facebook lol.

BGM said,
what is the difference between vanilla froyo and what HTC have on their devices exactly?
Sense UI. Link is in the article.

What about the HTC Speed, HTC Wildman, and HTC Flux? Oh wait, those all get released NEXT week. My bad...

Seriously though... am I the only one who thinks putting out a new phone ever month can't be good for business? I mean...how about making 1 or 2 super awesome phones instead of 10 or 20?

Shadrack said,
What about the HTC Speed, HTC Wildman, and HTC Flux? Oh wait, those all get released NEXT week. My bad...

Seriously though... am I the only one who thinks putting out a new phone ever month can't be good for business? I mean...how about making 1 or 2 super awesome phones instead of 10 or 20?

yes, i find it annoying too..

Shadrack said,
What about the HTC Speed, HTC Wildman, and HTC Flux? Oh wait, those all get released NEXT week. My bad...

Seriously though... am I the only one who thinks putting out a new phone ever month can't be good for business? I mean...how about making 1 or 2 super awesome phones instead of 10 or 20?

They release that many phones for different world markets. If they fit a market, they sell them. Eg. Australia doesn't have any of those phones you mentioned.

Running 2.2 now on my N1, and totally love it! It's made the Google super phone even more super! Rock on Android!

Oh, btw iPhone... R.I.P., you don't stand a chance!

Lies! European customers are still waiting on that update. No OTA, no manual update file, nothing.

There must be 3 people using nexus one in europe, considering we're neglected in every single news about the froyo update.

I think there are 3 versions of the N1 (at&t, t-mobile and the european one). The european one is just like one of the former for with european locales or something.

I feel cheated!!!

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