There are still a lot of Android 2.3 Gingerbread devices that have not received updates to the latest Android 4.0 ICS. Unfortunately, several of those Gingerbread users might never get the ICS update for their devices. Android manufacturers Sony, Motorola and HTC announced which devices will receive the Android 4.0 and the date of arrival and which devices will not receive the update.
According to HTC, the devices that will get the Android 4.0 upgrade are Desire S, Amaze 4G, Desire H, , EVO 3D, DROID Incredible 2 EVO 4G+, Incredible S, EVO Design 4G, Sensation, Sensation XL,Sensation XE, Sensation 4G, Rhyme, Rezound, Vivid, ThunderBolt and Velocity 4G. Moreover, all these devices will obtain the update on or before the last day of August. However, the majority of the devices will receive Android 4.0 before July. On the other hand, the three tablets of HTC, the Flyer, Jetstream and EVO View 4G will only get updated up to Android 3.2 Honeycomb.
Motorola announced that Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR MAXX, their two latest gadgets, will receive the Android 4.0 update before quarter two ends; Atrix 2 and 4G, Droid 4 and Bionic before the close of quarter three; and Photon 4G at quarter four's end. Motorola will also upgrade its Xyboard 10.1 and 8.2, as well as its Xoom Wi-Fi + 3G/4G tablets at the start of quarter three. However, the Droid 3 and Droid X2 will not get the Android 4.0 update.
In contrast, Sony has begun giving the Android 4.0 update to several devices, such as Xperia arc S, neo V, and ray. By May's end or June's start, the Android 4.0 update will be given to several Xperia devices such as the arc, PLAY, neo, mini, mini pro, pro and active. Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman will also have an update as well as Sony Tablet P and Tablet S.