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Android 4.0 Headed for Verizon 4G LTE Devices

Wireless Mar 6 published a list of smartphones and tablets that will get the
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, ascent this year,
with many of a inclination designed to convey trade for a carrier’s 4G LTE

Launched in
December 2010, Verizon‘s (Long-Term Evolution) LTE network promises to
facilitate information rates 10 times faster than that of a 3G predecessor.

Most of a 4G
LTE smartphones from a conduit have launched with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
Android Honeycomb now powers 4G LTE tablets such as a Motorola Xoom and
Motorola Droid Xyboard slates.

Ice Cream
Sandwich (ICS), that blends qualities of a Android smartphone and Honeycomb
tablet branches, launched initial on Verizon‘s Samsung Galaxy Nexus last

additional inclination with ICS have been scarce, mostly relegated to prototypes at
the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show dual months ago, and inclination such as a MIPS
low-cost Novo7 tablet.

Now Verizon has confirmed that Samsung’s Galaxy
Tab 10.1 and Tab 7.7 reward tablets will be removing ICS this year.

Xoom tablet, that is already removing ICS over a air, will be assimilated by a company’s
Droid Bionic, Razr, Razr Maxx, Droid 4, and a Xyboard 10.1 and 8.2 slates.

HTC’s ThunderBolt,
Droid Incredible 2, HTC Rhyme and HTC Rezound will also get ICS. Finally, LG’s
Spectrum smartphone will also get a ICS strike this year.

Of these
devices, usually a Rhyme and Incredible 2 are not 4G LTE-capable.

The Android
OEMs all have their possess ascent timelines. Samsung and HTC have been cagey
about theirs, yet Motorola posted a ICS ascent report final month.

As eWEEK remarkable at
the time, many of a Motorola handsets and tablets won’t receive
ICS until a third entertain this year.


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