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Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by sharpz, Dec 6, 2010.

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    Will Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) come to the Droid X or will it most likely stay at 2.2? I was reading about the update and saw one of the biggest new features is the NFC technology. I did not know if they would ever upgrade the Droid X because I'd imagine we don't have the hardware to do the NFC transactions.
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    They could still update it. Think of the nfc thing as optimizing the system to add the ability for phones to be enabled with nfc. I think the x will get it along with the d2 sometime early 2011

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    Seems to me that the X has specs as good as practically any phone available right now. I would think the X is going to get it.

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    oh that's awesome. I hope it just does not take as long as 2.2 did to release.
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    Generally speaking most mobile devices getting about 2 software updates. I'm alalmost 100% positive we will be getting the update.

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    The X will get it (Gingerbread) even if the hardware doesn't support NFC. Nuff said.
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    So when will it come out? Someone said today?

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    Today was the announcement.

    The code won't drop to the AOSP servers for quite a while and any official update will take no time at all! (months) or is coming soon (don't hold your breath unless you're a dolphin or a whale).
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    The sdk dropped today. Officially you will recive it prob q1 2011 but there will be roms available beforehand.

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