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Despite earlier report, there is no Ice Cream Sandwich for Motorola DROID RAZR on Tuesday

Despite earlier report, there is no Ice Cream Sandwich for Motorola DROID RAZR on Tuesday
Exactly one week ago Tuesday, speculation was swirling (or whatever speculation does) that the Motorola DROID RAZR would be receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update on June 12th. The source for the report that was passed along by CNET, was an anonymous insider at Verizon. But a VZW Support Twitter account sent out a tweet saying that the date for the update has not yet been set. The tweet says that once a date is decided on, it will be accessible at vzw.com/support.

This tweet from VZW Support confirms that there is no date set yet for the Android 4.0 update for the Motorola DROID RAZR

This tweet from VZW Support confirms that there is no date set yet for the Android 4.0 update for the Motorola DROID RAZR

It should also be noted that Motorola Feedback Network members had not been asked to participate in the usual soak test that accompanies such Motorola software updates. As we've pointed out before, the soak test is designed to test out a new firmware update by allowing only a select few to load it up on their phone. This way, if there is a major problem with the software and handsets are getting bricked, only a small number of them are affected allowing for changes to be made before a large number of handsets are out of commission. No soak test, no software update. It's as simple as that. For example, earlier this year Motorola conducted a soak test for the Motorola DROID RAZR as users tested out Android 2.3.6.

Even if you are disappointed because your Motorola DROID RAZR has not transformed from Gingerbread into Ice Cream Sandwich, there is no reason to pout. You know that  much sooner than later, you will be rockin' Android 4.0 on your Motorola DROID RAZR.

source: DroidLife

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posted on 12 Jun 2012, 20:10 4

1. imkyle (Posts: 969; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


Samsung is starting to do their US ICS updates.... Better get going Moto!

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 20:13 3

2. 09wbd03516 (banned) (Posts: 140; Member since: 30 May 2012)


bwahahaha!! Samsung FTW!!

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 20:27 3

3. BattleBrat (Posts: 1037; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Hmmm, my RAZR is so stable on 2.3.6, I'll wait patiently for ICS...

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 20:32 1

5. denied911 (banned) (Posts: 361; Member since: 31 May 2012)


well said

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 21:47 3

10. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


so is the leak. could've been running it for over a month now. *waves the apple of temptation* ;)

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 20:32 1

4. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Moto better hurry up. They have less than 3 weeks before Q2 is up. Hopefully my DROID 4 Will get the update the first week of Q3 since the DROID RAZR and DROID 4 are such similar devices.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 21:46 1

7. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i think they'd just say Q2 if it were that soon. o:

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 23:34 1

14. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Well maybe they just wanna get it out on the RAZR first since it is Moto's flagship device. Then the will put it on the DROID 4 a few weeks later.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 21:42 2

6. D_Tech-tive (Posts: 104; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


I liked 2.3.5 better. Didn't have it long , but it didn't have no lag or bugs like 2.3.6

So ready for ICS, better yet Linaro! ; )

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 21:46 2

8. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


2.3.5-2.3.6 weren't as good as 2.3.4.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 21:47 2

9. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


pfff! i been rockin' ICS girl! xD

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 22:20 4

12. Ubi2447 (Posts: 131; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)


Oh no you di'nt lol

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 22:36 2

13. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


oh, i just went there! xD

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 23:38 3

15. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Idk why someone would give you a thumb's down for that. Some people need to learn to chill and just have fun.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 23:54 3

17. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


it's just people that don't like me for whatever reason or the other. there's no reason why they thumb down a particular post, they just thumbs down all of them. silly, silly people. xD

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 00:13 3

18. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Exactly

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 04:32 1

22. troutsy (Posts: 238; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


Every time there is a mention of RAZR's and ICS on Phonearena you feel compelled to comment that you've been running the latest ICS leak for months.

It's almost as bad as Peterlfromsweden fanboy commenting all Samsung Bada articles or TheMiz fanboy flaming all Android articles.

If you are physically capable, you should just pat yourself on the back and give it a rest.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 14:02

25. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


why is it such a big deal to you?
i create a presence like that here so that people that didn't necessarily see the last articles about the ICS update can know that there are perfectly stable leaks available to them. not everybody keeps track of where i post comments all the time like you seem to. ;P

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 20:59

28. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Btw could you make a video showing off ICS on your RAZR. I think it would be pretty cool to see the new version of Motoblur in action. I was going to put it on my DROID 4, but the leak would take me off the official Verizon update path and I would risk being stuck on this leaked version.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 21:27

29. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, don't flash the leak for the 4. like the .84 build is for the Razr it's not Fastbootable so you'd be stuck with it for a while which isn't necessarily a bad thing, i'm stuck but i don't feel stuck because i'm loving the heck out of this build but you know what i mean.

sure i guess i could do that. is there anything in particular you want to see? o:

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 21:50

30. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


I mean not really just a walkthrough of the new UI with all the main apps like composing a message and stuff. I really wanna see ICS on Motorola in action.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 22:02

31. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


well i just tried using Screencast to record a video for you and it doesn't seem to be compatible with ICS or something. o:

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 23:09

32. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


damn that sucks, you could use another camera

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 23:19

33. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i couldn't do a proper video using one of the other phones i have at my disposal.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 23:26

34. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


what do you mean?

posted on 14 Jun 2012, 02:21

35. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i mean i don't want to do a crappy video of me multitasking between holding the phone i'm using as my camera and my phone. xD

posted on 14 Jun 2012, 12:12

36. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


haha okay

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 21:51 1

11. Heretic (Posts: 16; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)


http://news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/03/bl2012-03-06.html

The above link says it's coming. It just doesn't give a date.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 23:52

16. ayephoner (Posts: 833; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


motorola and verizon will wait until the HD launches (with ICS). they can use ics as a selling point for the more expensive device. then a month or so later they'll roll it out for their other devices.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 00:57 1

19. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


the HD is designed for ICS e.g. the on-screen function keys so it being ready for ICS is not an issue especially being that there's all these completely stable leaks of ICS floating around for the Razr. Verizon is probably what's keeping the ICS updates from hitting current devices.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 01:17 1

20. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


Why so damm slow ?

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 01:30 2

21. mas11 (Posts: 1024; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


I heard they had to delay it to update the servers handing out the update from 4.0.3 to 4.0.4

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 14:05

26. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


with the way the leaks are changing i'd say you're right. they want 4.0.4 and Global Roaming baked in before they push it.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 10:52

23. Watchmanz (Posts: 12; Member since: 01 May 2012)


I am really sick and tired of these late OS updates for HTC, Motorola, Samsung, etc. My next phone, and all phones thereafter, will be Nexus devices only with raw Android.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 12:09

24. Sparhawk (Posts: 75; Member since: 10 Mar 2012)


Aww. You mean that Motorola's website (https://forums.motorola.com/pages/00add97d6c ) that says it's still in the development phase, i.e. not yet even tested, is accurate, and more accurate than some anonymous source? Gee, there's a shocker.

Still, I wanna see how it looks. And Q2 only has a couple weeks left.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 14:11

27. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5536; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i wouldn't put so much weight on it just being in the development phase. the testing phase typically takes a week at most.

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