January 10, 2011 | by Chris Smith
You know, we have heard for months at how “fragmented” Android has become and it is no surprise that this is the case when carriers don’t upgrade the entire line of their devices, whether they are “special editions” or not. I didn’t know that the Fender and the 3.5mm versions of the MyTouch 3G have been treated differently from the orginal MyTouch, but it looks like that’s the case.
Well, if you are one of the unlucky few that haven’t been able to enjoy your Froyo on your MyTouch, T-Mobile has outlined what the update will be and that it will be available on January 12th. The MyTouch 3G is still a pretty underpowered device in comparision to what he have around today, but users will still be able to enjoy most of the upgrade’s benefits including:
- Microsoft Exchange client (yeah, because so many corporate types have the Fender MyTouch)
- Faves Gallery
- New Homescreen features. This includes the new widgets like the Market widget and the Android tips widget.
- Gmail app enhancements (updated UI)
- Improvements to the camera and camcorder, Maps app, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
That’s about it. It’s not the greatest feature boost ever, but it’s good to see that T-Mobile still thinks that they might want to support their paying MyTouch customers, regardless of what edition they have.