HTC confirms names of first phones to get Android 4.0 update
As everyone is eagerly waiting for manufacturers to announce the products, which will be lucky to get the recently announced Android 4.0 AKA Ice Cream Sandwich, HTC has confirmed the eight smartphones that will be first to get the update.
These smartphones are HTC Sensation, Sensation XL, Sensation XE, Evo 3D, Vivid, Amaze 4G, Evo Design 4G and Rezound.
The update for these smartphones will start in early 2012, so there is still time. On the other and, HTC has also mentioned that these are not the only devices to get the Android 4.0 update, company will soon be announcing more devices and update timing.
Here is the full statement from the manufacturer:
HTC knows how excited our fans are to get their hands on Google’s latest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, so we’re thrilled today to announce the first wave of HTC phones that will receive upgrades: We can confirm the brand new HTC Vivid is upgradeable to Ice Cream Sandwich. In addition, Ice Cream Sandwich is coming in early 2012 to a variety of devices including the HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XL and HTC Sensation XE, as well as the HTC Rezound, HTC EVO 3D, HTC EVO Design 4G and HTC Amaze 4G through close integration with our carrier partners. We’re continuing to assess our product portfolio, so stay tuned for more updates on device upgrades, timing and other details about HTC and Ice Cream Sandwich.