Android Updates, Phones, UK

Dell Streak Android 2.1 update coming on Sep 1 in UK

The disgruntled Dell Streak users in UK can now be happy, as O2 – the exclusive carrier for the device has announced that it will be releasing the Android 2.1 update for the smartphone cum tablet on September 1.

Dell Streak has been running on obsolete Android 1.6 till now, while Android 2.2 is already out on devices.

The latest update brings a slew of improvement and extra features on the smartphone.

  • Added: 720p video recording from the rear facing 5MP camera.
  • Added: Native multi-touch support including gestures such as “pinch-to-zoom”.
  • Added: Document editing via the QuickOffice application.
  • Added: Support for ‘live wallpapers’.
  • Added: Support for multiple mail accounts including Exchange email and contacts sync.
  • Improved: Look and feel of phone dialer for managing calls.
  • Improved: Application compatibility with apps in the Market requiring Android 2.0+.
  • Improved: Many speed and performance optimizations.

via The Really Mobile Project

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