Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Droid Razr Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Arriving by April

Droid Razr Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Arriving by April

The Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola Droid Razr Smartphone could arrive as early as next month or as late as April.

Motorola recently announced that it would get the Android 4.0 upgrade out before the end of the first quarter in 2012. This news originated from an announcement made by the company's senior vice president portfolio and product management Alain Mutricy.

Other Motorola devices such as the Droid Bionic and all Xoom tablets will also receive Ice Cream Sandwich in the near future. The company stated that it hopes to upgrade as many phones as possible from its line-up.

It is likely that the upgrade for the Droid Razr will arrive simultaneously Droid Razr Maxx version since both devices include mostly the same hardware.

Android 4.0, which is better known as Ice Cream Sandwich, officially launched on the Galaxy Nexus smartphone earlier this month. The Nexus was named the flagship device for the software earlier this year. Both the system and handset were unveiled at Samsung and Google's "Mobile Unpacked" event in November.

Shortly after the unveiling, rumors began to hit the Internet regarding the upgrade for the new operating system coming to other popular Android smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S2 was one of the first devices expected to receive the software.

Other high-end smartphones expected to receive an Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade include the HTC Evo and Samsung Galaxy Note, as well as new tablet models.

Ice Cream Sandwich sports a brand new graphics foundation called Roboto, which is expected to be a significant step-up from Gingerbread's displaying font that appears close to a "magazine layout."

It also features facial recognition that allows the owner to unlock the Ice Cream Sandwich device by scanning their face.


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