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Image Gallery: 5 Early Android 2.2 Candidates

Google's Nexus One, the original Android 2.1 phone, will be the first to update to Android 2.2 and at least four HTC handsets are slated for the initial wave of Froyo updates expected in the second half of the year.
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This sought-after handset puts the emphasis on 720p video with two cameras and a 4.3-inch screen. Sprint sold out of the HTC EVO 4G smartphone on its website and there are very few devices left in the carrier's stores. Sprint's site says the new $200 phone is "so hot we can't keep it on our virtual shelves." While the phone is indeed a hot seller, first day sales weren't quite as hot as Sprint initially reported.

Android 2.2: Ready For Enterprise?
Google is touting its new mobile platform's business-friendly features, but licensing Microsoft's ActiveSync may not offer enough security to make Android ready to work in the enterprise.

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