Gingerbread arriving on Droid X this Friday

Earlier today we wrote about the Droid X receiving the Gingerbread update real soon, well it turns out that the real soon is just a couple of days away. According to an official Verizon announcement, the Droid X Gingerbread update will be released on May 27 – the same day as the Droid X2 (which unfortunately launches with Android 2.2 Froyo).

Here’s what Albert Aydin of Verizon had to say:

Verizon Wireless will begin pushing Android 2.3, Gingerbread, to the DROID X by Motorola on Friday. Enhancements include a download manager app, a refreshed user interface, app grouping and more. Customers can visit www.verizonwireless.com/droidxsupport for more information about the update.

The Gingerbread update will bring the following features and enhancements to the Droid X:

  • Download Manager App
  • Better App and Power Management
  • Multi-Touch Key-Chording
  • Improved Word Selection and Copy Functionality
  • New User Interface and Color Scheme
  • Dock Icons
  • App Groups
  • Emergent Groups and Smart Contacts
  • Geo-Tagging for Camera applications
  • and much more

Anybody excited yet? Get ready to receive the notification that tells you to update your Droid X this Friday.

This article was filed in Homepage > Cellphones and was tagged with android 2.3, droid x, gingerbread, Motorola, Update and Verizon.
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