After Asus who was the first one to bring Ice Cream Sandwich – Android 4.0 for its Eee Pad Transformer – Samsung is the next in the line-up to offer the upgrade to its Galaxy S II customers to get Ice Cream Sandwich on March 10. Keeping it as it promised back in December that ICS upgrade will come first in Samsung Galaxy S II, the company through its FAQ page has put up the full details of the update to Google’s newest operating system
- Platform upgrades Android 2.3 Gingerbread → Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- Face Unlock and Android Beam are added
- Mobile Network Data usage function is added
- Usability of multi-tasking and some applications is improved
- Because of ICS OS feature, Adobe flash and Bluetooth 3.0 HS will not be supported in
- ICS OS (Bluetooth 3.0 is supported still)
It looks like that the upgrade is only rolling out for its GT-I9100, Technobuffalo says, as of now. The update should hit individual carriers in the US. The company mentioned that the upgrade requires 60MB of space through KIES, and possible is also that some applications may be incompatible too with ICS.
Update: Samsung confirmed that there is no Android 4.0 is coming for Galaxy S II smartphones on March 10.