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Ice Cream Sandwich updates coming to 12 Verizon phones and tablets

Zach Epstein
March 6th, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced that the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, will be coming to 12 smartphones and tablets currently offered by the carrier. No details regarding release timing were provided, however the carrier stated that Ice Cream Sandwich updates will be issued for the following devices: HTC ThunderBolt, HTC DROID Incredible 2, HTC Rhyme, HTC Rezound, Motorola XOOM, Motorola DROID BIONIC, Motorola DROID RAZR, DROID RAZR MAXX, Motorola DROID 4 Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2, Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 and LG’s Spectrum. Verizon’s full announcement follows below.

Ice Cream Sandwich Coming to Many Verizon Wireless Smartphones


Verizon Wireless will deliver a tasty treat to many smartphone and tablet customers this year – Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).

It’s a frozen snack that many in the Android community have been eager to try since ICS launched in December 2011 on the Galaxy™ Nexus™ by Samsung. The redesigned user interface includes many cool enhancements, including upgraded multitasking capabilities, notifications and Web browsing.

Wondering if your device will receive Ice Cream Sandwich? Here’s a list of Verizon Wireless 4G LTE devices currently scheduled to be upgraded.


  • HTC ThunderBolt™
  • DROID Incredible 2 by HTC
  • HTC Rhyme™
  • HTC Rezound™


  • Motorola XOOM


  • Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 7.7


  • Spectrum™ by LG

We will continue to update this list as additional details become available throughout the year. Also, follow @VZWNews on Twitter for additional upgrade announcements.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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