In a sudden decision reversal, HTC is back to square one with its Gingerbread update status for the HTC Desire. Just yesterday, the company's UK Facebook page commented that it won't be bringing the Gingerbread update to the Desire, citing the lack of memory as the reason for not being able to do so. Just a few hours ago, another post was made on the page, stating that it will still be bringing the Gingerbread update to the Desire after all.
GSM Arena - Now that's a bit of unexpected news. HTC all of a sudden has decided that Gingebread will eventually come to the Desire. Yesterday the company announced that due to lack of memory the company's last year flagship is not eligible for an update to Android 2.3.
Consider this - the recently launched HTC Wildfire S is an Android 2.3 device, and comes with 512MB RAM. The HTC Desire, on the other hand, is armed with 576MB RAM. It makes one wonder why HTC pinpoints the lack of memory as a potential reason for not bringing the Gingerbread update to the HTC Desire. While the Gingerbread update for the Desire was initially expected within Q2 2011, we are now checking with HTC to confirm if this will stay on track, or delayed to a further date.
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