Latest version 2.3.5The latest version of Gmail for Android can be installed on any Android device running 2.22.2/2.2.1(Froyo) and higher2.3.x(Gingerbread).
The new features that this update brings us are,
- Save bandwidth and battery by only syncing priority mail
- Use label notifications to mash up filters, labels, and ringtones
- Remember ‘Show Pictures’ for senders
- Turn off sticky message actions in landscape or all orientations
- Better TalkBalk support for accessibility
- Performance improvements
This update helps save battery by giving users option to select only the labels that they want to sync and thus reducing data costs.
To set this you need to go to settings in that you will see General Preferences and Account settings for your individual Gmail accounts, select General Preferences and click on Message Actions to select one of the above mentioned options.
To download this update, you can either visit Android Web Market or download using AppBrain.
Source: Android Web Market, AppBrain