HTC Sensation Ice Cream Sandwich update confirmed

HTC announce first seven handsets to get Android Ice Cream Sandwich update

Google's Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS is set to hit the HTC Sensation and six other HTC handsets in "early 2012"

Taiwanese handset giant HTC has officially announced the selection of smartphones it is lining up to be on the receiving end of the Android Ice Cream update with the latest Google OS to be rolled out to the devices in “early 2012.”

Making the announcement via its official Facebook page HTC has confirmed that seven of its fleet of Android devices will be bumped up to Android 4.0 in the coming months with the line-up being led by the Sensation series of devices.

“HTC knows how excited our fans are to get their hands on Google's latest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, so we're thrilled today to announce the first wave of HTC phones that will receive upgrades,” the company announced via Facebook.

HTC Android Ice Cream Sandwich Updates: Compatible Handsets

As the company’s latest flagship smartphone powerhouse the HTC Sensation is first in line for the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update with the Beats Audio packing Sensation XL and Sensation XE set to follow. Ensuring fans of the extra dimensional are suitably covered the HTC EVO 3D is also set to receive the latest rendition of the Android OS.

The three other handsets set for inclusion in the first round of Ice Cream Sandwich updates are the US exclusive HTC Rezound, HTC EVO Design 4G and the HTC Amaze 4G.

If you don’t see your HTC branded handset on that list, fret not, the company’s official statement added: “We're continuing to assess our product portfolio, so stay tuned for more updates on device upgrades, timing and other details about HTC and Ice Cream Sandwich.”

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