Huawei a Chinese phone manufacturers, is seen very much active when it comes to Android in among their phones released. Unlike various other phone manufacturers, they are providing regular updates to their existing models handsets. Huawei Ideos X5 is an amazing phone 3.8 inches touchscreen display and 5 mega pixel camera. It power packs many of the other features as observed in the top end Android phones but the phone itself is a mid range priced handset. The Android operating version during the launch was adopted as Android 2.2 and the 2.3 Gingerbread version is available for free download at their official Huawei site.
The Android 2.3 Gingerbread update to Ideos X5 handset brings in the performance improvements in terms of battery backup, faster processing and better exchange support. Also observed is the serious improvements in user interface and provides better download management.
So if you are a proud owner of Ideos X5 then you can grab your phone and apply this update manually on your phone. For that you need to download the firmware update package by visiting the official Huawei page and follow the on screen instructions to get Gingerbread update. The update file is 192 MB in size.