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Select users of GSM Motorola RAZR and Motorola RAZR MAXX are receiving Android 4.0 update

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Select users of GSM Motorola RAZR and Motorola RAZR MAXX are receiving Android 4.0 update
Back in late June, those Verizon customers sporting the Motorola DROID RAZR or the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX received the Android 4.0 update. That was great for those in the States, but for those out of the country totin' the GSM versions of the phones, not so great. But any envy or jealous feelings that those out of the States felt for the owners of the updated CDMA models is now water under the bridge. That's because Motorola has started to disseminate the Ice Cream Sandwich update to select owners of the Motorola RAZR and the Motorola RAZR MAXX.

The Motorola RAZR

The Motorola RAZR

This is not a broad release just yet, In fact, one might compare this to the soak tests that the manufacturer pulls off in the U.S. as a way to test a small number of phones before a broader release. The theory is that by distributing the update in this fashion, if there is a serious bug that bricks the phone, it will only affect a small number of users at one time.

The update is bringing Android 4.0.4 to the Motorola RAZR and Motorola RAZR MAXX and also includes a new-fangled lock screen and launcher, and a re-worked UI that brings the phones more in line with recent Motorola releases like the Motorola ATRIX HD.

If you own one of the two models and have received the update, let us know what you think. As for the rest of you guys, Motorola says a broader release will come in the upcoming week.

source: Motorola via AndroidCentral

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posted on 10 Aug 2012, 16:22 1

1. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6249; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Im done with motorola anyway. Should of give us users bionic droid4 photon n atrix 4.0 1st not the razrs

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 17:34 1

2. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5471; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


"Im done with motorola anyway."

Why?

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 21:33 1

3. me. (Posts: 28; Member since: 10 Oct 2009)


It does not recognize foreign text message.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 21:37 4

4. 305Bucko (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Aug 2011)


No Manufacturers of Android update EVERY single products. When a new version of Android comes out they only update the most recent lines.

You should know that if you want to be sure to get the latest updates, ONLY BUY A NEXUS, you'll be the first to get the update even if its an old model.

I dont see why you single Motorola out.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 23:33

6. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


And droid x2 and droid 3

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 22:08 2

5. SEUL8TR (banned) (Posts: 30; Member since: 24 Jul 2012)


Good news for moto users.

posted on 11 Aug 2012, 02:42 1

7. kanagadeepan (Posts: 639; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)


I am from India... I got ICS OTA for my RazrMAXX about two weeks back... It is better than that of Verizon Razr (wrt performance, smoothness.. I am using it as GSM phone here) ICS, imho...

posted on 11 Aug 2012, 23:19

8. stilt (Posts: 63; Member since: 13 Jul 2008)


I updated t to ice cream sandwich and now i no longer have flash support cause adobe no longer supports flash player on ice cream sandwich and better Android devices, what a big Ass rip off, sure i normally go to now don't play, and my RAZR Maxx freezes and the google search screen turned white and you can close the internet operati unless you reboot the phone, i have had 6 replacements until one tech knew what the issue was is stilla Dumb issue

posted on 13 Aug 2012, 08:33

10. stilt (Posts: 63; Member since: 13 Jul 2008)


No I will not get mad it's dumb still the issue but they sent me a Samsung galaxy s III without extending my contract brand new as a replacement for the issues so suck ass with that dumb comment you just made lol

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