Droid X2, Xperia X10 Receive Gingerbread Update
Updated: added timeframe for X10 update.
Both the Motorola Droid X2 and the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 can be updated to Android 2.3 Gingerbread thanks to Verizon Wireless and Sony Ericsson. Droid X2 owners can update their handset over the air using the on-board system update tools. If they don't, Verizon's servers will eventually notify the user that the update is available. Xperia X10 owners will need to connect their handset to a computer to download and install the Gingerbread system update. It will become available at some point in the next few days. The update adds a number of new features to both handsets.
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Verizon's Moto Z Droid Scores Security Update
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More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
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Sony Pushing Update to Xperia Z5 Camera
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Sony Rolling Out KitKat to Select Xperia Phones
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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
4" display 480 x 854 pixels
Snapdragon processor 0 GB RAM
1,500 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)