Just as promised, Google has released the source code for the upcoming Android 2.2 FroYo release. Andy Rubin revealed the news during today’s Droid X event and anyone can freely download the source now.
Because Google just released the source code, it could be several more months before some devices see Android 2.2. As Andy Rubin put it, “We just open-sourced it today. That’s when everybody says, ‘Go!’. That just happened today”.
Rumors had suggested the Droid X might ship with Android 2.2, but it will launch with Android 2.1 and receive an over the air update in “late summer”.
Phones that are expected to receive Android 2.2 include the Motorola Droid X, Motorola Droid 2, Motorla Droid, Motorola Milestone, Dell Streak, Google Nexus One, HTC EVO, HTC Incredible, HTC Desire, Samsung Galaxy S, myTouch 3G, myTouch 3G Slide, and others.