Optimus 2X — world’s first dual-core phone — won’t get the world’s latest android software anytime before June/July 2011, so far the official means go by. Sadly, by which time, Android 2.4 (Icecream) might have been already launched by Google at the company’s upcoming I/O event in May, which means even with a Android 2.3 update in June, 2X users can’t simply rests in peace that comes with being on the latest android software. That’s a bit pitiful and we really hoped for the Gingerbread update for the 2X sometime soon — and June/July is, frankly, too far and too inconvenient in the rapidly evolving Android OS world. Samsung’s Galaxy S has already got the taste of Android 2.3.3 via the leaked ROM — XXJVK — and the Droid X from Motorola has gotten an official OTA Android 2.3 update, already.
BTW, although the word is official it is from strange source and by strange means — it’s actually from the LG’s Danish support site who’ve filled up the FAQ section for P990 (that’s 2X’s code name) as regards Gingerbread for June/July. There is no formal announcement by way of twitter or Facebook, so, we hope that this turns out to be not true and LG makes amends to it — by way of April/May update timeframe. Sounds cool but let’s see whether this comes true!