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HTC Evo 4G Android 2.2 Update Released

Google has rolled out the Android 2.2 over-the-air update for HTC Evo 4G smartphone a day before its scheduled release, tech news site Geeky Gadgets has reported.

HTC’s Evo 4G handset is the first phone to receive the firmware update to the new Android 2.2 operating system, codenamed Froyo. The Evo 4G smartphone originally shipped with the Android 2.1 operating system.

The smartphone has one of the largest touch screen displays available in the market today, and comes with an 8 megapixel camera and a high-definition video recorder.

Android 2.2 comes with increased performance and includes many new features, such as the latest Java compiler allowing third party applications to run faster than before, as well as support for DS cards and Adobe’s Flash Player 10x.

The new operating system allows users to make voice calls over bluetooth, run applications in the extended memory, allows the smartphone's camera icons to rotates four ways and comes with new icons and search widgets.