CLIQ XT owners may experience slight excitement reading this, but only slight - the OTA update version 1.32.20 rolling out now to CLIQ XTs around the country does not contain Android 2.1 - it's merely an incremental update over its existing ancient OS (what is it, 1.5 nowadays?). This update showed up a couple of days ago as a limited beta test, and, thankfully, it didn't take Motorola long to open the flood gates to all CLIQ XT owners.
If you remember, Motorola has been promising 2.1 for a while but recently updated the projections to late Q3 (fail)/early Q4 (Q4 started 4 days ago). That's not to say this update is not welcome - it seems to bring quite a bit of improvements, but Motorola, seriously, it's been a while since 2.1 hit the market.
Here are the cited improvements:
Overall Phone Performance
Users will notice a significantly improved overall performance and responsiveness to input requests, including: opening applications, answering calls, opening the Happenings widget, and downloading attachments and pictures within email
Improved stability, resulting in fewer occurrences of unresponsiveness and/or programs quitting unexpectedly
Improved performance and connectivity with other Bluetooth devices
Prevents erroneous notifications that a message has not been sent. Also resolves MMS sending / receiving functionality issues in certain scenarios
Improved touch screen sensitivity and touch response
Includes updates to the latest version of the SWYPE software, resulting in improved overall performance of the application
To update, wait for the phone to pop up a notification or trigger it manually be going to Settings > System updates.
Now, about that 2.1...