I prefer Gingerbread, since a 7" display is already small without losing more to the "infamous" navigator bar. Not to mention it seems to run faster than Honeycomb. Still, the Flyer is selling well now and HTC are good for updating devices. I will chose not to update, but appreciate I am the odd one out
Consensus in other forums is 3.2 is coming.
That is my dilemma too. I bought the Flyer to test and see how the 1.5ghz single core performed, but grossly underestimated the device. It performs better in everything compared to my other devices, plain and simple. I also REALLY like how it charges via USB too. If it had a stand like the Archies, it would be "near" perfect.
16gb flash, 1gb ram, microsd, USB charging and the chipset performs great while running cooler than the 4430 and Tegra 2. For $300, it is a great device.
The wild thing is even high def Flash content and games that would stutter some on the A500, Thrive, DX2 and Droid 3, play smooth on the Flyer. 720p MKV files also play smooth on the Flyer, but choke on those devices. The G9 will of course trump the Flyer for video codec support.
Looking forward to testing the G9 too
, but I may already have found a device that suits my smaller device needs and have a 16gb Thrive for full USB and full size XDXC card support (I have a 64gb in mine). Again, it is amazing how a $200 price drop can change perspective on a device. I would have NEVER tried the Flyer at its previous price.