HTC ThunderBolt Sensation 4G EVO 3D Updated to Android 4.0 Gingerbread?


While HTC ThunderBolt owners are still waiting of a new update to Android 2.3  Gingerbread, HTC smartphone owners are wondering if they will get updates to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

It looks like the situation will be similar to updates in the past. HTC will determine which Android smartphones will get the update according to the hardware, performance and usability.

HTC will announce details later concerning their top smartphones such as the HTC Sensation 4G, HTC EVO 3D, HTC Rhyme, HTC myTouch 4G and HTC Amaze as well as the HTC Rezound(Vigor). It would nice if their tablets the HTC Jetstream and HTC Scribe would be updated too.

Here's HTC's official statement:

Since Google unveiled Ice Cream Sandwich earlier this week, HTC has been looking closely at the new OS's features and functionality to determine our upgrade plans. We're a recognized industry leader in providing fast and consistent upgrades to our Android devices, and Ice Cream Sandwich will be no different.

Upgrades require a careful balance of hardware and software to ensure the best possible performance and usability, so please stay tuned as we assess our product portfolio. Our goal is to upgrade as many HTC devices as possible and we'll be sharing details on specific devices and timing in the coming weeks!

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich combines tablet and smartphone functions and adds advanced features to Android such as face unlock, multitasking and NFC(see all features).