the update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread for all smartphones that were
launched in 2011. The update will come for all post-paid handsets.
Among the handsets to get the update include the Motorola Atrix 4G, and the HTC
Status. The HTC Inspire 4G will get the update in the coming weeks. When the
update hits the Atrix, it will give owners the ability to download apps from
third-party stores. On July 17, the HTC Status will hit AT&T stores with
Android 2.3 onboard.
Owners of the Samsung Captivate will also get upgraded to Android 2.3. Other
smartphones getting the 2.3
update include the LG Phoenix and Pantech Crossover.
delivery method for the updates will vary depending on the smartphone. The
updates will come OTA when possible but in some cases, Wi-Fi or a PC connection
will be needed to get the update.
quote: although likely only the very newest of hardware will be able to get that update.