The next Android: Screenshots of version 2.3, Gingerbread

Google Android 2.3, based on the SDK

Google has unveiled the next version of Android, codenamed "Gingerbread," and here are screenshots of what to expect based on the official SDK. Some of the main things you'll notice is a new darker theme with lots of blacks and grays, new icons in the notification bar, and some translucent theming (especially in the new cursor functionality).

For more, read the companion blog post:
Android 2.3 'Gingerbread': Feature list, screenshots, and video

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.