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HTC says sorry for Orange Hero Android 2.1 update delay

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HTC may have posted the very long awaited Android 2.1 update for its Hero smartphone last month, but it's been taking Orange rather longer to release a version for its own-brand Hero.

And yesterday the network operator said that HTC had said sorry for the set-backs and promised that the update will arrive next week.

“We apologise for the delay in Orange Hero customers receiving their Éclair update," Orange said HTC had told its Hero-owning customers.

"Testing the update across European markets took longer than anticipated. However, we hope to receive final approval by the end of the week and Orange handsets should start updating from next week.”

More nerdy details from XDA Forum, here. ®

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