HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S Gingerbread updates pushed OTA

HTC has just started the OTA push of the Gingerbread /Android 2.3 updates for the HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S smartphones. Both devices will obviously retain the Sense UI but will finally features all the enhancements found in Gingerbread which was first introduced in January. So if you have a Deisre HD or Incredible S be prepared to be notified in the coming hours or days.

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HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S to receive Android 2.3 Gingerbread update in Q2 2011

Good news for all the current and future HTC owners who are eagerly waiting the official Gingerbread update for their device. HTC is said to be working on releasing it for the HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z, Desire and HTC Incredible S in Q2 2011.

“We are excited to announce that the HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S will receive the Gingerbread update in Q2.”

The wording of the news isn’t really clear and I’m not even sure if it’s the original Desire or the upcoming Desire S which is going to get the Android 2.3 OTA update. It would definitely suck if the HTC Desire didn’t get it given the fact that it’s essentially an HTC branded Google Nexus One. On the other hand I would be surprised if the upcoming HTC Desire S didn’t receive the update either. An official statement from HTC is definitely need to clarify the situation (like a press release..).

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HTC Incredible S Preview: hardware specifications and hands on video

It has been well publicized that HTC’s Mobile World Congress announcements have been somewhat underwhelming in terms of hardware compared to the competition. You can read my thoughts about this in my HTC Flyer preview post and also here were I discussed the Windows Phone 7 hardware needs. Let’s start with HTC Incredible S which the spiritual successor of the original HTC Incredible released on Verizon last year. Check out the full specifications after the break:

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