Samsung's Galaxy Nexus The First Android Ice Cream Sandwich Phone
Google's next iteration of its mobile operating program has officially been dubbed Android 4.0 and it is going to be accessible for the very first time on Samsung's new Galaxy Nexus smartphone.
The two organizations lifted the curtain on the OS affectionately referred to as Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus smartphone that may be the very first to run it in Hong Kong late Tuesday evening (promotional video beneath). Google stated Android 4.0 could be right away obtainable to developers. Samsung will start shipping the Galaxy Nexus worldwide in November.
Here's a breakdown of what is new with Android 4.0:
The Taiwanese smartphone and tablet maker said the new Android OS (the initial that Google has created for each smartphones and tablets) will arrive on eight devices in 2012: ,Sensation, Sensation XL, Sensation XE, Evo 3D, Evo Design 4G.
Could Ice Cream Sandwich arrive for far more HTC smartphones and possibly even a tablet or two? That'd be a large maybe, the organization stated.
"We're continuing to assess our item portfolio, so stay tuned for a lot more updates on device upgrades, timing as well as other particulars about HTC and Ice Cream Sandwich," HTC said on Facebook.
HTC answered this question by announcing on Monday on its page that it is going to release eight devices in 2012 using the Android Ice Cream already installed. HTC identified the HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XL and HTC Sensation XE, too as the HTC Rezound, HTC EVO 3D, HTC EVO Style 4G and HTC Amaze 4G which will receive the upgrade.
HTC had announced earlier that the new Beats Audio-integrated Rezound will come Ice Cream Sandwich-ready, which means the telephone will not ship with Ice Cream Sandwich but is going to be prepared for an early 2012 update.
"We're continuing to assess our item portfolio, so remain tuned for a lot more updates on device upgrades, timing as well as other particulars about HTC and Ice Cream Sandwich," HTC wrote in its page. Buyers ought to also be aware that their carriers could have distinct release dates for an Ice Cream Sandwich update than the telephone manufacturer.