Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Which Existing Android Devices Will Get Ice Cream Sandwich Update?

Today, Google and Samsung showcased the Samsung Galaxy Nexus(rumoured Nexus Prime), which is the first device running Andorid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)! Check out the specification and new features of the Galaxy Nexus and the Ice Cream Sandwich.

Wondering which devices will get the ICS update and when??? We have some of the answers here..
  • Google has said that technically all devices running Android 2.3 or higher are eligible for getting the ICS update.
  • Samsung has stated that Samsung Nexus S will be the first device to receive the ICS update by November end.
  • Samsung also says that the Samsung Galaxy S II will be the next in line to receive the ICS update. We can only pray that Samsung will be kind enough to include the Galaxy S in the list of devices eligible for ICS update.
  • Sony Ericsson 2011′s Xperia Line, namely the Xperia Arc and Xperia Ray will recevie the ICS update, but there is no fixed timeline for the same. The company says all eligible devices will be first updated to Android 2.3.4, only after that they will be getting the ICS update.
From what we understand it depends on the device manufacturers to draw the line between which devices will and will not get the ICS update.

So will the manufacturers be kind enough to provide the update for its older devices as well? We will have to wait and see. One thing is for sure even if the older devices are to get the ICS update, it will only be after the priority(newer) decives are already updated!

Stay tuned with us and we will keep you updated about which device(s) from which manufacturer(s) will be getting the ICS update!

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