Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Google says Android 2.3 for Nexus One still due in weeks

updated 12:35 pm EST, Tue December 21, 2010

Google confirms Android 2.3 for Nexus One coming

Google has officially reiterated over Twitter that the Android 2.3 update for the Nexus One is coming in the next few weeks. The over-the-air update, nicknamed Gingerbread, will bring native Wi-Fi calling, a faster virtual keyboard, download manager and other features to the original stock Android phone. There will also be an improvement in power management when multitasking, a download manager and a higher-contrast UI.

What the Nexus One won't get, due to its hardware specifications, is front-camera support, NFC wireless payment options and gyroscope motion tracking. The Nexus One uses a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU and is manufactured by HTC, though remains entirely Google branded as it was a flagship phone for the Android OS when released.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News