Samsung Moment May Get an Android OS 2.1 Upgrade by Month’s End

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There is good news for those with a Samsung Moment who are getting impatient for an upgrade to the latest version of Google’s Android OS: this will reportedly be available in a week or so.

Sprint promised months ago that this smartphone will get an operating system upgrade to version 2.0. Since that time, Google released version 2.1, and a recent unconfirmed report says that this version will soon be available for the Moment. 

Samsung Moment

This upgrade will supposedly be available on February 22 to those who are willing to bring their smartphone to a Sprint. A version that can be sent over the air directly to devices is reportedly scheduled for release on March 8.

New in Android OS 2.1
The latest version of Google’s mobile OS sports a number of significant new features, including much greater support for speech-to-text, allowing users to enter text into any application with just their voice.

In addition, the multi-touch gesture pinch-to-zoom has been added to the web browser, photo viewer, and maps applications, and OS 2.1 offers enhanced weather and news widgets.

An Overview of the Samsung Moment
The Samsung Moment features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch AM-OLED screen, an optical joystick, and Wi-Fi.

It is available from Sprint, and supports this carrier’s EV-DO Rev. A wireless broadband network.

This smartphone also has a microSD slot (a 2 GB microSD card is included), a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack, an accelerometer, GPS, and a 3.2 megapixel camera.

Source: Android Central



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