A while back, HTC announced the first suite of devices that it would be rolling out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates to. The devce lineup included the entire HTC Sensation line (XE, XL, and 4G), followed by the Rezound, Amaze 4G, and new EVOs (Design 4G and 3D). Today, HTC has announced (also on its Facebook page) some further timing on just when devices will get those updates, and a few more devices making the cut.

First to the fray will be the HTC Sensation series (XE, XL, 4G, and sans moniker), which will get their ICS update before the end of March. Other devices getting an ICS update will see their update by a slightly more ambiguous and underwhelming "later this year." It's nice to see HTC committing to a date here, even though it's only for the Sensation line of devices. Hopefully as updates for the rest of the lineup draw closer those respective phones will see update timelines as well.

HTC also added a few more devices to its official list, which brings the tally to the following:

  • HTC Sensation (XE, XL, 4G, and sans moniker)
  • HTC Rezound
  • HTC Vivid
  • HTC Amaze 4G
  • HTC EVO 3D
  • HTC EVO Design 4G
  • HTC Incredible S
  • HTC Desire S
  • HTC Desire HD

Source: HTC (Facebook)

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  • Vepsa - Friday, February 10, 2012 - link

    I want to know why the Incredible S is on the list but the Incredible 2 isn't. Only difference is the S is GSM & the 2 is CDMA. Or is it a matter of Verizon saying no to upgrading the Incredible 2 to ICS.
  • phreaqe - Friday, February 10, 2012 - link

    i agree, i have the incredible 2 and would like to have the upgrade for it.
  • Obsoleet - Friday, February 10, 2012 - link

    Or Droid Razr Maxx.. I have a Tbolt and while I'm not dismayed at the lack of ICS.. I could frankly care less.. I am dismayed at the stability of the device. It seems to slow down if I don't restart it every day or two.
  • Belard - Monday, February 13, 2012 - link

    Ever since Froyo, Google as messed up the phone log function of their phone.

    Anyone with half a brain would notice for STUPID this has been, and it carried over to Gingerbread.

    What MORON at Google decided to put all these stupid LOG options, but then take out the most useful LOG when in Phone mode?

    When people are in Phone mode, we'd like to see our logs of PHONE ONLY! Default is now Phone with text messages... which is Fracking stupid. The Messaging system already does a fine job of keeping track of the in & outs of messaging. If you click on a text message from within the Phone mode, it doesn't treat it like a message... you are asked what to do (call or send a message).

    Here are the views you get:
    All logs (default)
    Missed calls
    Dialed Calls
    Received calls
    Sent Messages
    Received messages

    The last two are pretty much useless... maybe helpful. How about putting back "ALL CALLS"?!

    Stupidity likes this is EXACTLY why I am planning on NOT getting another android phone, again.

    The new notification screen on Gingerbread... they took out Silent and stuck in Flight Mode?! WTF?
    Fire the idiot who came up with that one. People will use silent mode 100x more than flight mode... which is two clicks away from hitting Setting (Settings / Wireless Networks / Flight Mode).

    Google needs to fire the idiot development team and just keep the smarter ones.
  • Omega215D - Monday, February 13, 2012 - link

    Not sure what you're running but I'm on a Thunderbolt with stock Gingerbread Sense. It gives me all those things you're complaining about and more.

    If stock Android doesn't give you what you want then try something else. That's the point of Android, you'll always have a choice... unless you're trolling.
  • Death666Angel - Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - link

    If that is your gripe about Android, it really isn't for you. Android gives you the ability to change those things to your liking in about 5 minutes. It took me 30 seconds to get a call log app from market that has a custom feature where you can add "all calls" if you want.
    And I don't remember how my notification screen looked under stock, but the custom rom I use (only slight modifications) has about 2.5-3 displays worth of options in the notification screen: WiFi, data, bluetooth, gps, silent, vibration, auto brightness, flight mode, sync, secure mode, flash light and automatic orientation.
    So everything you need is there, but Android doesn't hand it to you on a silver platter decorated with flowers. Because maybe not everyone needs those things as badly as you do... :D
  • thesafetyisoff - Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - link

    Damn annoying that even flagship products like the Evo 4G aren't updated to the latest OS through the length of the 2-year contract that goes with them. in fact, my Evo (bought on release day) is already listed for End of Life, and I'm stuck in my contract another 4 months!

    As maligned as Microsoft is, at least they have supported XP a decade after I bought it. Cell phone product cycles are just assinine now.
  • Death666Angel - Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - link

    MS comparison doesn't stick, really. I'd point to something like notebook graphicscard drivers that are not updated through AMD/nVidia. Like Sony for example.
  • hingfingg - Thursday, February 16, 2012 - link

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