A big SURPRISE before bed: HTC Legend Get Froyo Update (Malaysia)

As usual, I did a software updates checking before went to bed after knowing that Europe dudes receive Froyo update for Legend. I did send them (HTC Support) email to ask, twice, first time during my Legend purchase and the second after Europe Legend get Froyo update, guess what, they never sent me reply, not even with official "We actually working on it, however the release date still unknown yet" kind of stuff. what the... Back to story, I receive a big surprise when it pop up with this shining sentence,

Update: Android 2.2 and HTC sense Update 87.28 MB.
Hold a breath, I cancel it, open it again and take a picture. ( Sorry for the awful quality image, use a 2mp mobile that come in handy)

What to do next, download Quadrant standard and get my current result.



Pop, I get 398 point, which almost bottom of the screen with Nexus one , Galaxy S 2.1 on above and Nexus one 2.2 at the top.

( waiting, waiting....)

Whats so nice about Froyo ? Well, basically you get these (from wikipedia):

2.2 (Froyo)[48]
Based on Linux Kernel 2.6.32[49]
On 20 May 2010, the 2.2 (Froyo) SDK was released.[48] Changes included:[49]
  • General Android OS speed, memory, and performance optimizations[50]
  • Additional application speed improvements courtesy of JIT implementation[51]
  • Integration of Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine into the Browser application
  • Increased Microsoft Exchange support (security policies, auto-discovery, GAL look-up, calendar synchronization, remote wipe)
  • Improved application launcher with shortcuts to Phone and Browser applications
  • USB tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot functionality
  • Added an option to disable data access over mobile network
  • Updated Market application with batch and automatic update features[50]
  • Quick switching between multiple keyboard languages and their dictionaries
  • Voice dialing and contact sharing over Bluetooth
  • Support for numeric and alphanumeric passwords
  • Support for file upload fields in the Browser application[52]
  • Browser can now display animated GIFs (instead of just the first frame)
  • Support for installing applications to the expandable memory[53]
  • Adobe Flash 10.1 support[54]
  • Support for extra high DPI screens (320 dpi), such as 4" 720p[55]
If doesn't get it, it basically just >100% performance improvement and able to install apps to micro SD, or simply won't lag while killing those pig with my angry bird.

Almost finish..


Good news :)


continue to run???



Finally...home screen ( found the camera ;) )


Live wallpaper...



OS information...


Finally Quadrant bendmark (the nice part)
Yeah, you see it right.. Its 898!! 225% compare to Android 2.1, out perform galaxy S 2.1.
Fantastic! Awesome !! Great!!!

Let's call it a day :D

(ginger bread? nah... forget it. I can live with Froyo...)







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