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Android 2.2 hitting HTC Wildfire on 3 on Monday

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Android 2.2 hitting HTC Wildfire on 3 on Monday

3 will push out Android 2.2, AKA Froyo, to the HTC Wildfire on Monday, the carrier’s press people have told Top10.com, bringing a host of awesome new features to the handset.

Among the new functions that the system update adds to the Wildfire is tethering, whereby your handset becomes a de facto Wi-Fi mobile broadband hotspot that produces a 3G connection can be shared by up to five mobile internet enabled devices simultaneously.

Also likely to be added is video recording at 720p, the option to install apps to microSD card, improved battery life and general performance optimisations for an altogether slicker smartphone experience.

Available on a huge range of contract plans, the Wildfire packs a five-megapixel snapper with LED flash and smile detection technology, a 3.1-inch touchscreen and A-GPS support for sat-nav-style route finding.

Choose the Wildfire and you’ll also get some great pre-installed Google apps as well as tens of thousands of titles to choose from the Android Market.

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