The LG Ally, a smartphone recently released by Verizon with Android OS 2.1, is getting an upgrade to version 2.2. The latest version of Google’s operating system will bring support for Adobe Flash as well as other enhancements.
New in Android OS 2.2
The Google’s latest OS version is required for devices to run Adobe Flash Player 10.1, which allows the web browser to fully make use of websites that use Flash for navigation, games, and showing video.
The full version of this Android OS 2.2 includes portable hotspot software, allowing it to share its 3G Internet connection with other devices over a Wi-Fi connection. It’s not clear if the Ally’s version of this operating system will include this feature.
This new OS version also contains a number of other small enhancements, such as the ability to store applications on a removable memory card.
Overview of the LG Ally
The smartphone is a slider, a 3.2-inch WVGA (800 x 480) touchscreen and a landscape-oriented QWERTY keyboard.
It has a a 3.2 megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash, a 600 MHz processor, has 256 MB of RAM, and is bundled with a 4 GB microSD memory card.