Android 2.2 update for Orange San Francisco / ZTE Blade coming "last week of June"

It looks like ZTE is about to officially launch an Android update for the popular Orange San Francisco in Europe this month, with a report quoting ZTE’s French office claiming the OS upgrade will arrive in the “last week of June”.

It’ll only update the impressive Android phone to the Android 2.2 “FroYo” version of the OS, but is still good news for San Francisco owners who don’t fancy going down the unofficial ROM root.

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It’s the miracle phone that just won’t stop being awesome. Orange is still selling the thing for £99 (plus a £20 top-up, which is actually a recent price increase!) if you want to own a piece of the magic.

Link via Frandroid.

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  1. Will this be an OTA update? If so, will I need to be using the phone on its original network? I’ve unlocked the handset to use it on another network.

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    • k0zmic

       /  June 18, 2011

      I’m guessing it will be an OTA. I’m not sure about that, I think we’ll know closer to the time.

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  2. Andy

     /  June 18, 2011

    This upgrade has been available in Sweden since March:

    see this

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    • Simon

       /  June 18, 2011

      yes but this upcoming update is for UK phones and it’ll keep the warranty.

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      • Andy

         /  June 19, 2011

        Ok, the warranty was kept for Swedish too, but I guess not if you’re in the UK. I wonder why you’re so late to get it.

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  3. Chris

     /  June 18, 2011

    So…so…so… no Ice Cream Sandwich then?

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  4. Ian

     /  June 28, 2011

    So where is it?

    Reply
  5. richie

     /  July 3, 2011

    so where is the update, its now July, and I can’t find any news on it.

    Reply
    • bob

       /  July 4, 2011

      Will this firmware just download automatically or do we have to do something ?

      Reply
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