Motorola and T-Mobile began testing a new OTA update for the CLIQ tonight. Insert bad Droid Does pun.
TmoNews is reporting that 1000 lucky users got the update and a broader rollout will begin after monitoring feedback from the initial push. The latest CLIQ software update is version 1.4.8. which Motorola says adds improvements to the phone’s battery, touchscreen, and Bluetooth functionality. Unfortunately the operating system firmware remains at Android 1.5, but Motorola is still planning a move to Android 2.1 come Q2 2010.
If you would like to try and grab the update early, monitor this thread on the official T-Mobile forums for instructions.
The 1.4.8 software update for Motorola CLIQ provides several fixes to known issues along with the following enhancements:
- Improved battery life
- Improved software performance and stability
- Improved home screen
- Improved widget response
- Decrease in ‘Force Close’ error messages
- Added support of .WMA and .WAV media files
Note: This is not the Android 2.1 upgrade.
For a detailed list of changes, please see the official release notes from Motorola.