An internal Sprint leak has given Engadget what seems to be an accurate July 30th over-the-air update plan for Android 2.2 Froyo on the HTC EVO 4G. According to the leak, seen below, the updates are seen as a high priority for “competitive reasons.” The Android 2.2 Froyo update will be first made available to those who manually do it over the internet. If everything goes as planned, Sprint will begin pushing out the over-the-air updates in the following days.
Sprint will be the first carrier to launch the Android 2.2 update process. Only the Google Nexus One has seen a 2.2 update, which wasn’t linked to any carrier. Sprint is showing the mobile world that they care about updates and making their customers happy. And that’s a good thing.
This Android 2.2 rollout is the first time that carriers have aggressively worked to launch an update in Android’s history. Companies like Samsung are now buying in on the hype and promising a September update to United Kingdom Galaxy S owners.
If the update is released as planned tomorrow, we’ll have your full coverage here at BriefMobile.