Android 2.3 Gingerbread heading to Sprint’s LG Optimus S on April 4

Sprint released the LG Optimus back in 2010 and it has been running on Froyo since then. Its owners have been waiting to experience Gingerbread, yeah Gingerbread, for a while now. Fortunately, Sprint has decided to finally update the phone with Android 2.3 on April 4 to address a slew of bugs and add new features.

Here is the full changelog:

  • Device not charging
  • SD card un-mounting error
  • Device not recognized by Windows XP, Vista, or 7 operating systems
  • Predictive Text with Android Keyboard issue
  • Voice call volume issue
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread):
    • Updated color scheme (includes darker notification bar and black-based menus)
    • New on-screen keyboard (supports multi-touch input and a  smart auto-correction function)
    • Improved cut-paste functionality
    • New integrated download application for ease in accessing downloaded files
    • Updated camera application
    • Power management and task killer applications

The update will be rolled out to all devices by April 21. Comes April 4, if you don’t get the prompt to install the update, you can manually check for it by tapping Menu> Settings> System Updates.

via Sprint

Zack has always been a fan of anything with the tag "Gadget" on it, he has had used almost every phone brand except for the Palm and owns a Pixel XL as his daily driver. His favorite camera is the Olympus EM-1 Mark II. He is a full-time father of two great boys and happily married to his wife. Did we mention the Zack loves Video games? Add him to you circles: Google+

Droid Matters