Two of the latest Android smartphones, the Samsung Vibrant and the HTC Desire, have been launched in Canada.  Mobile users can pick up the Samsung Vibrant, a Galaxy S phone, on Bell for $79 with a... three-service agreement or the Desire, which is available from Telus for $79.99 with a three-year service agreement.  Those that want to buy the Android smartphones outright can plunk down $450 for...

This is an meant to be an image of the HTC Paradise. It was purchase off Craig’s List recently and at the time it was alleged to be an “AT&T sample”. Given the fact that this device... has gone quiet for a very long time, we are excited to see it back. We first mentioned the HTC Paradise back in December 2009, but back then we had no idea as to what this device would be like. Since then...

Based on U.S. consumer purchases of mobile devices in Q2, Motorola’s DROID smartphone is the top Android device.  The second most favored Android smartphone is the HTC DROID Incredible.  Both... are sold by Verizon Wireless.  HTC’s EVO 4G and Hero follow in third and fourth place, with both being offered by Sprint.  In fifth place is Verizon’s HTC DROID Eris smartphone.

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HTC Desire users in Europe will start seeing the Android 2.2 Froyo update hit their smartphones this weekend.  HTC is including a new iteration of its Sense UI as well as the following:

720p video... capture enhanced HTC Caller ID improved multi-language keyboard HTC App Share widget iTunes music sync

The update is being deployed OTA and will be sent to unlocked HTC Desire handsets first, followed...

Well, somebody had to be first, and it seems that Sprint will be the first carrier (U.S., at least) to offer the Android 2.2 Froyo OS update to its users – specifically, to its HTC EVO 4G users. ... According to a Sprint Community blog post:

Sprint will be the first wireless carrier to bring the latest version of Android to its customers. The Android 2.2 software release provides a signific...

HTC have recently announced that they are looking to enter the Chinese market with their HTC Sense based handsets running Android 2.2, aka Froyo. This is great news for China because it has subsequently... sparked a rush for local based manufacturers already operating in the area to upgrade their devices as fast as possible. This way, they hope they will not get left behind.

The benefit afforded by t...

Hero users on Orange UK’s network will start receiving the Android 2.1 Eclair update as early as next week, according to an HTC spokesperson.  The following statement has been posted on Orange’s... website:

“We apologise for the delay in Orange Hero customers receiving their Eclair update. Testing the update across European markets took longer than anticipated. However, we hope to receive fi...

Today HTC has announced that it is expanding its presence and will be offering TD-SCDMA 3G based HTC branded phones in China through a partnership with China Mobile and China’s largest electronics... retailer, GOME Electrical Appliances Ltd. Initially HTC will offer the the HTC Tianxi, HTC Tianyi, HTC Desire and HTC Wildfire; all Sense UI devices.

“We are proud to introduce the HTC brand in C...

While it doesn’t come as an over the air download, it is now possible for Cellular South customers to manually update their HTC Hero smartphones to the Android 2.1 operating system.

The... download file and instructions for applying it can be found on the Cellular South website.

[via Phandroid

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