Sony Ericsson, HTC and Asus joined the bandwagon to get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on their devices
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After the launching of Galaxy Nexus Prime and Ice Cream Sandwich of Google, and Droid RAZR of Motorola/Verizon Wireless, here come the three tech giant companies who express their interests to have Ice Cream Sandwich on their devices.
Sony Ericsson. “We are planning our 2011 Xperia smartphone portfolio after Gingerbread 2.3.4. upgrade to the next Android platform. The official Sony Ericsson communication about software upgrades will always be my international colleagues publish on our Blog: http://blogs.sonyericsson.com/“. That’s the latest news circulating around the technology blogosphere about the statement of a Dutch Facebook blog with the intention of getting newest smartphones updated to ICS such as: Xperia Play, neo and neo V. The Mini Pro, Xperia and arc Ray.
Asus. Chairman Jonney Shia unveiled yesterday the “next generation Pad Transformer tablet and it will run Ice Cream Sandwich. This tablet has a plug-in keyboard, with 8.3 millimeters thin and a quad-core NVIDIA processor. It also features a 10-inch screen, 14.5 hours battery and USB and mini-HDMI ports. The formal launch of the tablet will happen on November 9.
HTC is currently reviewing the features and functionality of the upgrade plans on the latest versions of Android. Its goal is to deliver improve user experience and balance to each phone’s hardware first before considering on specific device upgrade plans. This is according to the reports.
Android 4.0 Popular features
- “Face Recognition Lock” feature in Android Ice Cream Sandwich allows users unlock handheld phones. Just let the device digital camera lenses a few seconds to figure out your face structure to unlock it.
- Android Beam and New Field Communication (NFC). It’s easy to share almost all data when two Android 4.0 devices are within close distance. Simply hold two devices together to start the content transfer.
- Android’s talk-to-text enhancement. It is said this new app is smarter and accurate. Voice input to device microphone can easily translate to text messages, emails on the screen and can send it anywhere you want.
Motorola has plan in store also to update the RAZR to Android 4.0 by early 2012.