Firmware Updates are necessary for any kind of Mobile Phones because we need to be sure that the handset that we are using is of latest trend and fashion. A lot of Symbian firmwares are available for different kind of symbian phones. Almost all kind of symbian phones need to be updated for their firmware versions because they must be in touch with the current trend of what the rest of the world is doing.
There are many difficulties encountered while updating Symbian firmwares. The first and foremost thing is the compatibility. It is a must factor for symbian phones to accept the firmware versions available as update.
Symbian firmwares are available for almost all kind of symbian phones. The thing is that firmwares are released only for the particular model. It may not be possible to get an update for a particular mobile and install it for some other mobile. Also the model of mobile must support the firmware version installed. So the Symbian firmwares are not very easy to update in the sense that we have to be very clear about the version and also our need from that.
We have to update our Symbian firmware version so that our phone will work more fast and also more new options and security updates can be obtained. There are also cases where the Symbian firmwares that we install will set to our phone well but the memory optimization may create problem. This often occurs in old model phones. In old phones, it will have only less memory and physical space. So installing latest firmware for old model symbian phone may cause some problems like slow response time, increased latency and other such kind of problems. So Symbian firmwares should be updated only after confirming the fact that our phone will suit to the firmware we update.