Samsung Captivate fans who have been languishing with older versions of Android can now rejoice as AT&T seems to be gearing up to update the Captivate to Android 2.2 (Froyo). According to it’s support page for the Captivate, users can drill through instructions on how to locate the Captivates firmware version and right there is a reference to firmware version 2.2 running TouchWiz overlaid. That offers a ray of hope for Captivate users who have seen other handsets, including the Galaxy S scream by with vs. 2.3 (Gingerbread).
Users can easily find out their firmware version by to settings, then about phone and looking at firmware version. And if this screen shot on AT&Ts website is to be believed, it may be that users will see version 2.2 pop up there real soon.
More information on how to determine your Captivate firmware version can be seen here.[via BGR]