Mobile phone carrier Verizon Wireless is gearing up for the launch of a software update for its DROID DNA by HTC smartphone, and it has already provided details on what the update has to offer.Mostly comprising performance improvements and bug fixes, the update will arrive on the 5-inch 1080p smartphone as version 2.04.605.2, the operator has announced on its support website.
For the time being, however, no specific info on when the new firmware release will arrive on smartphones has been provided, though it should not be too long before users start receiving it, that’s for sure.
“Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a new software update, SW Version 2.04.605.2 710RD; Baseband: 1.01.01.0110, for your Droid DNA by HTC,” the carrier announced.
As mentioned above, the wireless services provider also offered info on the enhancements included inside the update, informing users that they will be able to load videos on HuluPlus following the installation of the new firmware release on their devices.
The changelog for the update also includes:
- Improvements to Hotspot connectivity have been made
- Improvements to Audio Quality for wired headsets and earpieces have been made
- Bluetooth connectivity and volume level for specific models have been improved
- Enhanced reliability and stability of the Contacts List have been made
- Wi-Fi Connectivity has been improved
- Improvements to default browser for zooming capability have been made
- Incoming messages display with the correct timestamp
- Enhanced Recent Apps functionality has been improved
Overall, the new firmware will arrive as a maintenance update for the DROID DNA, though Verizon might also be working on other updates for the device, meant to bring major changes to it, including an updated Android version.
Verizon is expected to start pushing the new software out in two to four days. Those who own a DROID DNA should expect for the download to be a hefty one, at over 100MB, AndroidCommunity notes.