HTC has confirmed that it will be pushing out the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for 16 of its smartphones and tablets.
Here's a full list of the gadgets that will be getting the upgrade:
DROID Incredible 2 by HTC
HTC Amaze 4G
HTC Desire S
HTC Desire HD
HTC EVO 3D
HTC EVO Design 4G
HTC Incredible S
HTC Sensation XL
HTC Sensation 4G
HTC Sensation XE
The company announced that it is in the early stages of releasing the Android 4.0 update for the HTC Sensation and HTC Sensation XE. The updates for these devices will be more readily available in coming weeks, according to HTC's blog. The update for the HTC Sensation 4G and HTC Sensation XL will follow later in the month.
Please note, once we start pushing out updates it will take time for all carriers in each country to get the update. We are working closely with our carrier partners to nail down update schedules for our other smartphones and will have more to share very soon, HTC said.
The Android Ice Cream Sandwich was launched by Google in December last year, but has been slow roll out as upgrades for existing Android Phones.
Samsung S2 Upgrade
Samsung finally announced the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Galaxy S2 phone, which started rolling out in Europe on Tuesday.
The U.K. will be the next to get the upgrade on March.19, but the U.S. could have to wait a little longer after Samsung revealed that the updates would have staggered release dates across the world. In a recent announcement, the U.S. carrier Verizon said the upgrade would be coming to Samsung devices in the near future.
ICS for Galaxy S2 will be available today in Europe, including Poland, Hungary, Sweden and Korea & gradually roll out to other markets, the company said in a press statement.
Other devices that will receive the upgrade include the Galaxy Note, Galaxy S2 LTE, Galaxy R, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus 7.7, 8.9 and 10.1
The company also announced the status of Android 2.3 Gingerbread updates. Samsung Electronics has completed upgrading the Galaxy devices to Gingerbread last year by providing software upgrades to both Froyo and Gingerbread, said Samsung. With the ICS upgrade, Samsung Electronics has solidified its position as the leader of Android devices.
A firmware update for Gingerbread devices will also roll out at the end of the month on devices including the Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab 7, Galaxy S Plus, Galaxy S SCL (Super Clear LCD), and Galaxy W.