Good news for all you myTouch 3G owners. You’re getting Android 2.2!!! This has recently been confirmed by T-Mobile that Froyo will be coming soon. There is currently no word on if the G1 will receive this update as well.
This handset will be available for in store purchase on June 2nd. Given the recent shortages with HTC Android devices this preorder may be your best bet in getting this handset in your hand on the day it’s released. If you’re lucky, you might even get it before June 2nd.
According to techland, they had a meeting with Andrew Sherrard, the VP of Production Innovation for T-Mobile and he confirmed that the mytouch 3G will indeed receive the Android 2.1 update. Its currently being tested all we have to do now is wait for the OTA.
Today, T-Mobile official announced the newest addition to the myTouch family, the myTouch 3G Slide. We’ve heard many rumors in past few months about this device but now it official. This device is slated for release in June, that’s right folk, next month you can go pick one up. This is an Android 2.1 device with a custom version of HTC’s Sense UI called Espresso. It also packs in a few other surprises as well.
Let’s start off with the old. Keeping the trend started by the G1, the myTouch Slide will be available in a variety of colors. The standard black and white but this time around merlot has been replaced in favor of red. If you’re a fan of the optical trackpad, it will make an appearance on the device along with a few capacitive buttons and a new “G” button.