Samsung Officially Confirms Android ICS Update for Galaxy Devices in Q1-2012

Finally, Samsung confirmed the schedule release of Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy range of devices. This update will roll-out in the first quarter of 2012. After the launch of Android ICS flagship phone Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the company announced their plans to upgrade the high-end devices in their product port-folio with the newly launched OS. Also, Samsung hinted that this could happen somewhere in the year 2012 and firm details are mentioned. samsung-galaxy-s2-ics Now, Samsung took advantage in confirming the list of devices that are eligible for an upgrade along with a tentative period. According to Samsung, the devices that are eligible for an Android ICS upgrade are Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy NoteSamsung Galaxy S II LTE, Samsung Galaxy R, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. Samsung clarifies that, the update availability will vary according to region and carrier requirements. Samsung did not mention the highest sold Samsung Galaxy S in the list and the other models in the Galaxy range. This can be because of the minimum device hardware requirements for running Android ICS or the company might have parked them for the next slot.

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