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Motorola Atrix Android UK Gingerbread update finally confirmed

While all the Android news lately has been about the next version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, there are many owners of Android handsets that haven’t even upgraded to Gingerbread yet. Today we can tell you that the Motorola Atrix Android UK Gingerbread update is finally confirmed.

Users in the UK were promised the update earlier in the year with a roll-out alongside the US, but then saw months of delays. Now Electricpig are reporting that owners of the Atrix will finally get the Gingerbread update during the middle part of next month.

Motorola UK have confirmed the news, and owners of unlocked devices will be the first to get the update. It is not currently known if users of the handset on T-Mobile or Orange will see any further delay with the software update. US users saw the update bring added support for video chat in Google Talk among other things.

The UK version of the handset was released back in June, and was one of the most powerful handsets available at the time. Motorola did fall fail of advertising watchdogs though with some of its claims about the device. Motorola have never said why the UK update was delayed, but some feel it had problems with the Motoblur software that sits alongside Android.

There will be many users hoping their device eventually gets Ice Cream Sandwich, especially after Motorola Tweeted many of its handsets will get within six weeks of the software being released. Have you been frustrated waiting for the Gingerbread update?

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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

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