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Verizon has started rolling out update for Droid 2

October 28, 2010 | by Lars Aronsson

Firmware updates, Motorola, Verizon

Motorola Droid 2

Droid 2 owners just might have a nice present waiting for them when they turn on their phones this morning, since Verizon started pushing out a firmware update with version number 2.3.20 for the device at the turn of day. If you’re not notified of the upgrade automatically, you can go to Settings > About > System Updates on your phone.

Has any lucky Droid 2 users received the update yet? Here is Verizon’s list of benefits users can expect:


Improvements:

  • Improved battery life.
  • Heightened proximity sensor accuracy to enable faster screen response.
  • View the Weather widget in both landscape and portrait orientation.
  • Simpler setup, improved user interactions, and better notifications for Visual Voice Mail.
  • Background Email Sync during display inactivity for better user experience.
  • Support for email domain suffixes containing more than three characters.
  • Keep text messages organized with chronological in-box screen.
  • Edit text messages after you’ve inserted a video file.
  • Improved audio sound during recorded video playbacks.
  • Stream Guided Tour videos on device in Help Center application with ease.
  • Faster location tracking during GPS navigation.
  • Faster transitions between Wi-Fi and 3G in data connection.

Enhancements:

  • New ability to add pictures from your Gallery to a contact.
  • Export all your contacts to the SD card.

Via [Verizon, DroidLife]