Several Android fans are hoping to get the new Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade, but there hasn’t been any concrete news on the list of devices in the queue to get a scoop of this latest version of the Android operating system. But, here's some good news for a few HTC owners as the Taiwanese manufacturer has confirmed that about 16 company smartphones will be getting the highly anticipated ICS upgrade in the coming months, reports NDTV Gadgets.
Apparently, HTC has a lot happening on the ICS front. ICS was released alongside the iOS 5, and it now comes with several improvements and a facelift. Recently, we saw a leaked HTC smartphone with some high-end specs, like 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor, 1GB RAM and 4G connectivity. Not to forget, the HTC Ville was also spotted running the Ice Cream Sandwich and Sense 4.0. This smartphone, too has a powerful spec sheet that shows off a 4.3-inch qHD touchscreen, 1.5GHz dual-core processor and 8 MP rear camera that supports 1080p video capture. The company is also said to have started rolling out Android 4.0 updates for Sensation and Sensation XE users in select countries, while other regions will follow soon.
ICS on the way
In India, the HTC devices in queue to get a scoop of Ice cream Sandwich, include HTC’s Sensation, Sensation XE, Sensation XL, Desire S, Desire HD, Evo 3D, Incredible S, and women-centric Rhyme. Users will receive over-the-air update and can download and install the update onto their devices. Reportedly, it is suggested to use Wi-Fi to download the update or face significant data charges. Despite the confirmation of ICS update roll-out, there is no specific dates or timeline for which device will receive the update when. The list of devices to from HTC to receive the Ice Cream Sanwich update also include Droid Incredible 2 by HTC, HTC Amaze 4G, HTC EVO Design 4G, HTC Sensation 4G, HTC Raider, HTC Rezound, HTC Thunderbolt and HTC Vivid.