HTC Announce First Wave of Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrades

We finally have some good information from HTC that informs us of which devices will be upgradeable to the latest version of Android which is Ice Cream Sandwich. Devices getting Android 4.0 will include the new HTC Vivid along with several other devices detailed below.

One thing to note is that the devices listed below represent the first wave which indicates more devices will also be getting an upgrade.

The other devices include the HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XL, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Rezound, HTC EVO 3D, HTC EVO Design 4G and the HTC Amaze 4G.

The first roll-out of Ice Cream Sandwich to the HTC smartphones listed above is expected in early 2012. HTC is now also looking at the rest of the product portfolio and in due course, will send out an announcement of what other devices will get the new Ice Cream Sandwich.

The Facebook post where HTC announced the updates is quoted below and can be read over on the HTC Facebook page:

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.

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