Week in Review @PocketDroid (October 31 – November 6)


It’s time for another episode of our weekly review, the Week in Review @PocketDroid (October 31 – November 6).

At the very beginning of the past week, we found out that the LG will be updating the Optimus 2X, the Optimus Black and the Optimus 3D to Android 2.3. In our words:

What some might thought it would never come, LG Electronics announced via Facebook that three smartphones from LG’s Optimus series will receive Android 2.3 Gingerbreadupgrade starting with LG 2X November 1st in Europe. Read more 

Later, LG confirmed that they’ll be updating the LG Optimus 2X to Android 4.o ICS. Here’s a small part from the article:

In contrast to our earlier post reporting that Optimus 2x was not getting ICS 4.0, it seems that LG Electronics have released an official statement saying that the Optimus will in fact get ICS 4.0. Full article 

We heard that the Motorola Atrix 4G and the LG Optimus Black got official CM7 Nightly builds. Here’s a cut from the article:

Two new devices added to the CyanogenMod 7 Nightly builds list, LG Optimus Black and Motorola Atrix 4G.Both devices receiving Android 2.3 firmware treatment for Optimus Black model number P970 Android 2.3.5 CM7,  while Motorola Atrix 4G model nr MB860 gets CM7 Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread. Full story

After that, we heard a rumor that said Sony Ericsson are developing a successor to the Xperia Arc – Xperia Arc HD. In other words:

Rumor has it that Sony Ericsson already started working on brand new device called Xperia Arc HD with a 4.3″ + display capable of 720p HD and an 8MP camera on the back with 1080p video recording capability doing simultaneously full-resolution stills while recording video. Read the full article

The HTC Rezound was officialy introduced to the public in New York. In short, here’s what the story was all about:

Chairman of Taiwanese handset manufacturer, Peter Chou introduced to public less than an hour ago HTC Rezound 4G with Beats Audio.

Rezound 4G bound to Verizon Wireless is expected by consumers as the next flagship Android smartphone from HTC. Read more 

And the last news of the week is: Acer Iconia Tab photos leak out. Here’s a paragraph from the article:

Acer Iconia Tab A200 passes through Bluetooth certification  while a real-life photo leaks out showing off the Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet.

Bluetooth certification website also reveals its global availability when the time comes for this slate to go on sale. Acer Iconia Tab A200 will launch on five continents world-wide as follows: Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. More 

That was all for this episode of the Week in Review @PocketDroid. Be sure to stick with PocketDroid, in order to enjoy the latest Android news!