Motorola Android 2.1 and 2.2 Upgrade News

August 23, 2010 - Written By Chris Yackulic

Do you have a Motorola device and you are waiting on an updgrade? Sometimes this can be an excruciating wait. You see your friends using the latest technology and your stuck on Android 1.6 or you have a device on 2.1 and you see all the benefits of 2.2. Most of the time you hear rumors on when upgrades happen, but never anything from the manufacturers and you play a guessing game. Motorola posted all the information you need on their website:

Thank you for being a Motorola customer. We have heard the overwhelming feedback asking for details on Android software upgrades for various Motorola devices. We hope you will find the below timeline helpful.

We know you value having the latest and greatest technology on your devices. We are working very closely with Google and our carrier partners to bring you the most optimized experience on each of our smartphones powered by Android; this means appropriately releasing both operating system upgrades and software maintenance updates which enhance device functionality. We will continue to update the information below, regarding the timing and availability of software upgrades, and will provide additional details as we have them to share. We appreciate your understanding and continued support.

This page details plans for Android software upgrades only; other various routine updates will be delivered to optimize device experiences and these will be communicated separately when deployed.

Phone Model
Timeline
USA
BACKFLIP (USA) Upgrade to Android 2.1 planned for Q3
CLIQ (USA) Upgrade to Android 2.1 – testing in process, planned for late Q3/early Q4
CLIQ XT (USA) Upgrade to Android 2.1 – testing in process, planned for late Q3/early Q4
DEVOUR (USA) Will not have a software upgrade to Android 2.1
DROID by Motorola (USA) Upgrade to Android 2.2 currently rolling out in phases
DROID X by Motorola (USA) Upgrade to Android 2.2 planned for late summer.
Canada
BACKFLIP (Canada) Upgrade to Android 2.1 under evaluation
DEXT (Canada) Upgrade to Android 2.1 under evaluation
MILESTONE (Canada) Upgrade to Android 2.2 under evaluation
QUENCH (Canada) Upgrade to Android 2.1 under evaluation
Europe
BACKFLIP (Europe) Will not have software upgrade to Android 2.1
DEXT (Europe) Will not have software upgrade to Android 2.1
MILESTONE (Europe) Initial rollout of upgrade to Android 2.2 planned for Q4
Asia-Pacific
BACKFLIP (Asia-Pacific) Upgrade to Android 2.1 under evaluation
DEXT (Asia-Pacific) Upgrade to Android 2.1 under evaluation
MILESTONE (Asia-Pacific) Upgrade to Android 2.2 under evaluation
QUENCH (Asia-Pacific) Upgrade to Android 2.1 under evaluation
MILESTONE (Korea) Initial rollout of upgrade to Android 2.2 planned for Q4
MOTOROI (Korea) Initial rollout of upgrade to Android 2.2 planned for Q4
Titanium (Korea) Initial rollout of upgrade to Android 2.2 planned for Q4
Latin America and Mexico
BACKFLIP (Latin America and Mexico) Will not have software upgrade to Android 2.1
DEXT (Latin America and Mexico Will not have software upgrade to Android 2.1
MILESTONE (Latin America and Mexico) Upgrade to Android 2.2 under evaluation