While the HTC Eris users are waiting on their needed update, which might make its way to these devices until early 2010 to either Android 2.0 or 2.1. The Motorola DROID is getting a mandatory system update of its own.

Apparently, Verizon Wireless is calling this over the air (OTA) update, a software version AP:ESD56/BP:C_01.3E.01P, for your DROID by Motorola . So, as you can see, no Android 2.1 just yet, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be getting it sometime next year. For now, take a look at the following enhancements that you will be getting on your Droid by Motorla:

* OS stability is improved.
* Battery life is improved.
* Camera auto focus functionality is improved, and time between
shots is reduced.
* Enhancements for three-way calling.
* Audio for incoming calls is improved.
* When receiving a call on call waiting, the speakerphone now
remains on.
* Bluetooth® functionality is improved; background echo is eliminated.
* Improved Bluetooth phone book transfer of contacts to in-vehicle
Bluetooth solutions.
* After closing a GPS application, the GPS icon will now automatically
be removed from the notification panel.
* Users can now receive SMS and MMS messages after an EMS
message is received.
* SMS and MMS may now be sent to seven-digit addresses.
* Google® contact merging has been updated to accommodate
seven-digit numbers.
* Visual Voice Mail notices now arrive instantaneously.
* The corporate calendar widget user interface is updated.

[Via Verizon Support]