Android 4.0 Ice Scream Sandwich launched by Google last week. Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the first android smartphone comes with Android 4.0 named as Ice Cream Sandwich. This new version of Android has many unique refined features to its list. Face lock, Voice Typing, New Camera interface, Hardware Acceleration are some of the features.
Google Nexus S Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update
Google Mobile SVP Andy Rubin confirmed that the first updates will start rolling out within weeks of the Galaxy Nexus release. Google Nexus S will be the very first phone to get the ICS Update (Ice Scream Sandwich). Google is working on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The also confirms that devices that are compatible with Android Gingerbread can be Upgraded to Android 4.0. There is no exact date for the Nexus S Update.
List of HTC smartphones will receive Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade
According to HTC Facebook page “Official statement that appeared on HTC’s Facebook account reads “Since Google unveiled Ice Cream Sandwich earlier this week, HTC has been looking closely at the new OS’s features and functionality to determine our upgrade plans. We’re a recognized industry leader in providing fast and consistent upgrades to our Android devices and Ice Cream Sandwich will be no different.Upgrades require a careful balance of hardware and software to ensure the best possible performance and usability, so please stay tuned as we assess our product portfolio. Our goal is to upgrade as many HTC devices as possible and we’ll be sharing details on specific devices and timing in the coming weeks!”
- HTC Sensation T-Mobile
- HTC Sensation XL and HTC Sensation XE
- HTC Rezound*
- HTC Vivid (AT&T
- HTC EVO 3D
- HTC EVO Design 4G
- HTC Amaze 4G
- Samsung Galaxy S II
- Motorola Droid RAZR (Verizon Wireless)
- Samsung Nexus S 4G
- Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
There will be no update for HTC Desire Phones.
Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for Sony Ericsson 2011 handsets
Sony Ericsson Netherlands confirmed on its Facebook page that all their 2011 Xperia handsets will get the Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich update. Sony Ericsson is currently on its Gingerbread 2.3.4 upgrade for Xperia smartphones. Once ICS is available for Sony Ericsson, they will start the upgrade process. Xperia Mobiles like Xperia Play, Xperia Ray, Arc , Neo and Neo V will get the upgrade for sure.
Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for Motorola Razr
Motorola’s SVP Alain Mutricy has confirmed that Motorola RAZR will get Ice Cream Sandwich update in early 2012.