As it stands right now we have only one 2.1 device, Google’s own Nexus One. 2.1 has been a hot commodity every since it debuted on January 5th on the Nexus. For whatever reason, it has yet to see light on any other non rooted Android handset. Even the mighty droid can’t seem to get an official 2.1 update. Sprint has promised earlier this year that it will indeed deliver 2.1 to their Hero and the Moment.
The guys over at Engadget has gotten some leaked information on the upcoming Motorola i1. The camera will not be the previously suspected 3MP but a 5MP and Opera Mini has been tapped as the i1's default browser.
Things like this can be viewed as the bad side of having an open source platform. We all know Google's main source of income and the reason they make any product is focused on their ad revenues. Google Search is their main source of this income and it will be replaced on Google's own OS by one of its main competitors, Yahoo Search on the Motorola Backflip. Some speculate they their may be some disagreement between Google and Motorola but this is purely AT&T trying to keep Apple happy.
Accessories for this MID is already starting to surface even though the phone has not been announced officially for any carrier. The launch date isn't even set, Dell seems to have more tricks up their sleeve for this device. The dock looks interesting but there is not much information on it.