Android 2.3 for Desire HD and Incredible S officially announced


After a looong waiting period for all HTC Desire HD customers, here comes some great news because they will finally receive the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update. Also, the Android 2.3 update will also be available for HTC Incredible S.

The update is build number 2.36.405.5 for the Desire HD and 2.12.405.7 for the Incredible S. HTC also suggests users to back up their handsets before performing the install.

– UI refinements for simplicity and speed
– Faster, more intuitive text input
– One-touch word selection and copy/paste
– Improved power management
– Control over applications. “Manage applications” shortcut in the Home menu
– Native Internet calling support
– Downloads app for downloads management
– Many under the hood enhancements to speed and responsiveness