October 28, 2010 | by Lars Aronsson
Droid 2 owners just might have a nice present waiting for them when they turn on their phones this morning, since Verizon started pushing out a firmware update with version number 2.3.20 for the device at the turn of day. If you’re not notified of the upgrade automatically, you can go to Settings > About > System Updates on your phone.
Has any lucky Droid 2 users received the update yet? Here is Verizon’s list of benefits users can expect:
- Improved battery life.
- Heightened proximity sensor accuracy to enable faster screen response.
- View the Weather widget in both landscape and portrait orientation.
- Simpler setup, improved user interactions, and better notifications for Visual Voice Mail.
- Background Email Sync during display inactivity for better user experience.
- Support for email domain suffixes containing more than three characters.
- Keep text messages organized with chronological in-box screen.
- Edit text messages after you’ve inserted a video file.
- Improved audio sound during recorded video playbacks.
- Stream Guided Tour videos on device in Help Center application with ease.
- Faster location tracking during GPS navigation.
- Faster transitions between Wi-Fi and 3G in data connection.
- New ability to add pictures from your Gallery to a contact.
- Export all your contacts to the SD card.