LG officially promises Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for existing LG smartphones
2 November 2011 by Olav Hellesø-Knutsen
LG has promised further Android updates for older smartphones. The Android 4.0 will be available as soon as Google releases the ICS code
Rumors has it that LG initially not would update their older Android portfolio to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. LG today had to deny these rumors and instead confirmed via its Facebook page that it will make ISC available for some existing smartphones.
Official statement from LG:
This happens only two weeks after HTC did the same thing and promised further updates for their Android portfolio with the following statement:
The day after HTC went public with its plans, Sony Ericsson did the same thing via a now closed local Facebook page where they said
There it is. No dates and no specific list of phone models going to receive the ICS update, but a promise from the major manufactures that they are doing what they can bring ICS to existing smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is currently the only phone model running on Android 4.0. It is a large and expensive phone with a 4.6 inch display and expected release date in the Europe on November 17th for Euro 600. It will be for sale in the US a week later.
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