Samsung Droid Charge To Get The Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Soon

Earlier this year, Samsung launched the Droid Charge smartphone, exclusively for the customers of Verizon Wireless in the US. This handset originally runs on the old Android 2.2 (Froyo) Operating System. Sasmung Droid Charge features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, 8 megapixel camera, 4G LTE Cpnnectivity, etc.

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After waiting for nearly 6 months, Verizon finally announced the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update for the Samsung Droid Charge smartphone. The latest update is numbered i510.EPF and it comes with updated calendar option, added security, new download manager, new user interface and so on. Check out the improvements and enhancements after the break.

  • New Download Manager
  • Enhanced App and Power Management details
  • Improved word selection and copy functionality
  • New UI
  • Added security
  • Updated Calendar Option
  • “Pause,” “Wait,” and “Password” have been added into the Voicemail speed dial
  • Messaging signature added
  • Hotspot WLAN password is now encrypted
  • Display email attachments from Outlook email
  • Software Upgrade Assistant has been added
  • The volume of the Low Battery Notification has been reduced

The following device features, applications and software have been improved:

  • Audio Output
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera
  • Data Connectivity
  • Data Usage App
  • Email Client
  • EAS Email and Calendar syncing
  • GPS
  • HDMI Output
  • SMS / MMS Messaging
  • Visual Voice Mail
  • Web Browser
  • Video on Demand

It is advised to backup all you data before updating the device. The latest update can be easily downloaded via OTA (Over-The-Air). You should also make sure that, the battery is fully charged before updating your phone. Verizon is expected to roll out this update from November 29. To learn more, check out this PDF file. To update your Samsung Droid Charge smartphone, head over to this page.

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Omkar Dutta

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