in ,

Android 2.3 Gingerbread: Samsung Galaxy S to get update this month

Even though it’s over a year old the Samsung Galaxy S remains a very good smartphone, and the device has sold a massive amount of units since its launch. Now it looks to be getting better, as the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update should be hitting it soon.

Desire Athow from ITProPortal is reporting in an article that a Twitter feed from Three in the UK, has a post that the Galaxy S will be receiving the update within the next couple of weeks. It went on to say that they couldn’t confirm an exact date for the update to begin.

Owners of the HTC Desire range will be hoping to get some of the same news soon, as it was reported before that the Gingerbread OS should be finding its way to the handsets in April. The new operating software is thought to bring improved battery life which will be good news, especially HD Desire owners.

On the Galaxy S Android 2.3 is thought to speed up the web browser, and the actual use of the handset. It is not known if the update will happen on all carriers at the same time, but there shouldn’t be a too much of difference between them.

Are you looking forward to the Gingerbread update?

Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

4
Leave a Reply

avatar
4 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
BurtmykodScottyudeagha Recent comment authors
Burt
Burt

Nobody Sucks.

I've had both around for a few months now, and they are almost identical.

The main difference is the weight- the HTC has a hefty metal body, the Samsung doesn't. If you like multitools and pistols, the HTC rocks that solid vibe. If you want something equally good, but which won't pull your pocket down on one side, Samsung is the way.

Me, I have the HTC in one pocket, and a stone in the other.

mykod
mykod

Scotty, you suck man. HTC made that with desire hd, incredible S and desire Z. Desire HD is the best phone in the world, a million times better than the samsung.

Scotty
Scotty

I owned a Galaxy S, sold it due to lag, bought another one when Samsung released Android 2.2.1 for the Galaxy S. Have to say that I love 2.2.1. It's everything Android should be on a handset. The other manufacturers need to take heed, as Samsung have delivered what other manufacturers of Android handsets have not – a smooth Android experience. It's not perfect, but it's darn close! Kudos to Samsung!

udeagha
udeagha

Real devil at work!

Pac ‘N-Jump: New Doodle Jump-Style Pac-Man Game for iOS

Windows Phone Will Overtake iOS by 2015 – Accurate Estimation or Fabrication