The release schedule for Ice Cream Sandwich on Samsung’s Galaxy devices has finally been confirmed which supposedly specifies that they might successfully land on specific phones in the first quarter of 2012.
Samsung have planned to offer the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for all the GALAXY devices, platform enhancement for GALAXY S II and GALAXY Note will initiate from the start in the first quarter 2012 which will be later on followed by other GALAXY devices. Some of the ICS GALAXY devices which have the ability to upgrade include GALAXY S II, GALAXY S II LTE, GALAXY Note, GALAXY R, GALAXY Tab 10.1, GALAXY Tab 8.9, GALAXY Tab 7.7 AND GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus.
Samsung has decided to make separate announcements about the details of OS updates which are scheduled for upgradable models based on the market situation and carrier requirement. This Ice Cream Sandwich is expected to give out an entirely new look and feel to all the Android users. The user interface has been redesigned with enhanced multi-tasking, notifications, Wi-Fi hotspot, NFC support and also entirely new web browsing experience.
A new People App is provided by Ice Cream Sandwich that permits the users to go through the pictures, messages and social network updates from friends or kinsfolk and colleagues. There are certain new initiatives like Face Unlock by Ice Cream Sandwich that allows the users to make use of facial recognition to unlock the smartphone.
Android Beam uses NFC technology that will permit the users to rapidly share their web pages, apps and YouTube videos with near ones by simply tapping two phones back to back. There are certain fun effects which can be used at the time of shooting videos or while utilizing the video chat through Google Talk.