It looks like Google has started the rollout process of Froyo to the Nexus One. Go to your device's settings and have it check for updates - there is a chance that you can download it right now.
MG Siegler of TechCrunch has successfully performed the update after seeing an update notification on his Nexus One and snapped the photos below.
At the Google I/O conference, the only answer I could get from Android developers regarding Froyo release to the N1 was "soon". However, they hinted that it would *really* soon, and so I was very skeptical of baseless updates like this one claiming a June release date without a source to back it up.
According to MG, his phone is indeed much faster, which is quite expected.
So how many of you is the update available to? How must faster does it feel?
So far, I've picked up the following tidbits from the thread (that I can't confirm - I'm just relaying what's being said):
- You'll apparently need both the stock recovery and stock system image flashed to your phone in order to successfully flash the Froyo update
- If you have the stock image but a 3rd party recovery, you should still be able to receive the Froyo update, but you likely won't be able to flash it
- Users in the thread are reporting receiving an update after flashing the stock rom on their phone - I think most of these users are flashing the ERD79, the original shipping rom, and are receiving the update to ERE27, Google's OTA update to 2.1-update1
I have gone ahead and flashed my Nexus with the latest official Eclair rom from Google - ERE27. I'm not able to flash the stock recovery at the moment since I don't have access to my laptop. Fingers crossed for the update.
I'll continue posting updates as the story progresses.
If you feel like doing the community a favor, drop me a line at [email protected] if you receive the update, and I'll walk you through a few ways that we may be able to use to get the update URL
Are Droid and EVO 4G up next? Who wants to take bets on the number of months it would take and which one of the two would win?