Sprint announced that it will upgrade the operating system to the Samsung Moment and HTC Hero. The upgrade will occur sometime during the second quarter.
Spring wrote on its forums: "Hello community members, we wanted to let you know that Sprint continues to work closely with Samsung and HTC to deliver the highly anticipated Android 2.1 upgrade for the Samsung Moment and HTC Hero. We are on track for the upgrade to be available in Q2. Sprint had hoped to have this resolved by now - we thank our customers for their patience as we work to bring them a positive experience with this upgrade."
The HTC Hero comes with a 3.2 inch TFT-LCD touchscreen capable of offering a 320 x 480 HVGA resolution. It also incorporates a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus. The phone supports Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP and WiFi connectivity.
In addition, the HTC Hero comes with 512MB ROM and 288MB RAM and is powered by a Qualcomm MSM7200A at 528MHz processor.
The Samsung Moment comes with a 3.2 inch OLED display capable of offering a 320 x 480 pixel resolution and support for 16.7 million colors. It comes with a side-slide QWERTY keyboard.
The phone has A-GPS, Bluetooth connectivity support, a 3.5 mm headphone jack and incorporates a 3 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash. The Samsung Moment measures 117 x 59 x 16.5 mm and weights no more that 161g.