Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) SDK was released on December 6, 2010. (High-level user highlights)

Of course, not all devices will get this update right away and others won't get it at all. Each manufacturer and carrier often choose to add their custom modifications which tend to delay the official release.

When will each device get Android 2.3, either officially or unofficially, if ever?

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This community wiki will list all of the known and rumored dates for devices. If you have an update make sure to follow the format that's been established, and the following guidelines:

  1. Keep phones in alphabetical order listing the manufacturer and model
  2. Specify if the date is confirmed or rumored and link to the source
  3. If there is an unofficial release, link to the site where it can be downloaded
  4. If a new update comes out (e.g. 2.3.5 over 2.3.4), link to the new and don't keep the old information

Note that devices that do not meet Google's Compatibility Definition will not receive a Google-sanctioned update. In the case of the major manufacturers and many others, that means they won't release an update at all since Google's certification is important to their business.


Commtiva z71

Geeksphone One

Geeksphone Zero

Google Nexus One

  • Official: 23rd February 2011. (According to a tweet)

  • Unofficial:

HTC Aria

HTC Desire

HTC Desire HD

HTC Desire Z / G2

HTC Droid Incredible

HTC Droid Incredible 2

HTC Droid Incredible S


HTC EVO Shift 4G

HTC Hero

HTC Inspire 4G

HTC Legend

HTC myTouch 3G Slide

HTC myTouch 4G

HTC Tattoo / Click

HTC Thunderbolt

HTC Wildfire / Buzz

  • Official: Never. (Official mail from HTC support; cause: doesn't meet the minimum requirements, e.g., 1 GHz processor)

  • Unofficial 2.3.7: 11th October 2011. (CyanogenMod 7.1)

Huawei U8220

LG Optimus 2X / G2X:

LG Optimus 3D

LG Optimus One P500

  • Europe Official: 6th July 2011. (Confirmed)

LG Revolution

Motorola Atrix 4G MB860

Motorola Backflip / Motus MB300

Motorola Cliq MB200

Motorola Cliq XT MB501

Motorola Defy MB525

Motorola Droid A855

Motorola Droid 2 A955

Motorola Droid X MB810

Motorola Milestone X

Samsung Droid Charge

Samsung Galaxy Ace / Gio / Fit / Mini

Samsung Galaxy S

1. Canada Bell Vibrant GT-i9000M

2. Canada Telus Fascinate 3G+ SGH-T959D

3. International GT-i9000

4. US AT&T Captivate SGH-i897

5. US Sprint Epic 4G

6. US T-Mobile Vibrant SGH-T959

7. US Verizon Fascinate / US Cellular Mezmerize / C Spire Wireless Showcase SCH-i500

Samsung Infuse 4G

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

  • Official (2.3.4): 18 October 2011 (Confirmed)

Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

ZTE Blade / Orange San Francisco / Dell XCD35



Barnes & Noble Nook Color

Samsung Galaxy Tab

This is not specific to Gingerbread, but this forum posts lists the rough dates for all Android versions for all Motorola models: https://supportforums.motorola.com/community/manager/softwareupgrades

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    I don't think it's necessary to include devices that ship with Gingerbread. The main reason for this question is to short-circuit all of the "when will {phone} get 2.3" questions. No one will ask that about the Nexus S.
    – ale
    Commented Dec 6, 2010 at 21:42
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    Please only add information if you have a link to back it up.
    – ale
    Commented Dec 10, 2010 at 16:38
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    Also see Computerworld's JR Raphael's Android 2.3 upgrade list Commented Sep 16, 2011 at 8:27
  • icsforums.com/news/… discusses why some phones do not receive updates
    – user14823
    Commented May 5, 2012 at 7:39

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