Motorola Electrify 2
Motorola recently revised the customer support page that lists which smartphones will receive updated versions of Android and approximately when those updates will arrive. The RAZR M, RAZR HD, and MAXX HD have all received Jelly Bean. The Atrix HD is next on the list, and should get Jelly Bean beginning this month. Devices slated to receive Jelly Bean during the first quarter of 2013 include the Electrify M and the Xoom tablet. Other devices that will receive Jelly Bean at some point in the future include the Photon 2, Electrify 2, RAZR, RAZR MAXX, Droid 4, and Bionic. As a reminder, Motorola is offering a $100 rebate toward an Android 4.x device to current owners of Motorola smartphones running Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Motorola has updated the list of devices that will receive updated versions of Android and is revealing for the first time those slated to get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The Droid RAZR M, RAZR HD, and MAXX HD are all schedule to receive the Jelly Bean update before the end of the year. Other devices that will be updated to Android 4.1 include the Atrix HD, Photon Q, Electrify 2, and the Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX, 4, and Bionic. Motorola didn't say when this second group will receive Jelly Bean. Devices not on these lists are likely to be updated only as far as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
U.S. Cellular today announced the Motorola Electrify 2 and Defy XT. Both are 3G CDMA Android phones.
- The Electrify 2 sports a 4.3-inch qHD display with ColorBoost, 8-megapixel camera, Android 4.0 and a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. Other features include 8 GB of memory plus a memory card slot, 1080p video capture, global roaming, and a 1780 mAh battery.The Electrify is available online today and in stores tomorrow.
- The Defy XT is water-resistant and dust-proof. It has a 3.7-inch display and 5-megapixel camera. It has a 1 GHz processor and Android 2.3. It will be available August 3rd.