Sprint has gifted its HTC Hero owners the long-awaited Android 2.1 update, seven months after the first screenshots of a Hero running the faster, snazzier version showed up.
From Sprint’s official Twitter feed: “Happy to announce Android 2.0 is coming to Sprint’s Hero & Moment. Date TBD, but roughly 1H 2010.”
We haven’t heard from HTC after its promise to update the Hero to Android 2.0, but maybe that’s because it’s updating the Sense UI for Android 2.1 (expected by year’s end) instead. Click to zoom in on the screens: