AT&T makes HTC Vivid ICS update official, outlines which other phones have ICS incoming

AT&T makes HTC Vivid ICS update official, outlines which other phones have ICS incoming
We reported last week that the ICS update for the HTC Vivid on AT&T had started to trickle out. Many of you probably chose to initiate the update manually, by dialing *#*#682#*#*. For everyone else, AT&T has made the update official today, highlighting the snazzy new capabilities, including Beats Audio and the many (many!) new features of Android 4.0, such has Face Unlock.

Wondering whether your phone will also get some ICS love? No reason to be be jealous of your Vivid-rocking friends (ok, maybe a little bit jealous), because AT&T also outlined the other devices it expects to roll ICS out to in the coming months, including:

  1. LG Nitro
  2. Motorola ATRIX 2
  3. Motorola ATRIX 4G
  4. Pantech Burst
  5. Pantech Element
  6. Samsung Captivate Glide
  7. Samsung Galaxy Note
  8. Samsung Galaxy S II
  9. Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket
  10. Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

Many of those were already confirmed by their respective manufacturers, but if you were wondering where your AT&T device stood, this list is as good an indicator as any. For any HTC Vivid customers that haven’t downloaded the update yet – get going! Make sure your device has a decent charge, hop on a WiFi network, and get to downloading.

Enjoy, Ice Cream Sandwich is a tasty upgrade to the Android experience.

source: AT&T

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18 Comments

1. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

Dammit I want dates ATT!!

2. DechyX

Posts: 156; Member since: May 16, 2011

i don't know if I want to get the Vivid or wait for the Titan II... decisions, decisions

3. rayman173

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Yeah I feel you on that one.........I have a windows phone right now but I'm not sure if I want to switch back to android or not.......

4. DechyX

Posts: 156; Member since: May 16, 2011

i love Android... but windows is so smooth, simple and nice to look at... idk, lol

17. rayman173

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Very true I own an LG Quantum so I can attest. Your decision is probably going to come down to Customization vs. Simplicity. If you go with Android you can customize the crap out of it yet that will cause occasional slow downs and quick battery drain. If you go with Windows, the O.S. is lag and stutter free but you lack a lot of customization options that you get with Android. So I really don't know at this point my contract ends in June so I've got plenty of time to think about it. When does your contract end?

5. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

you should probably get the One X if it's really such a tough decision between those particular phones for you. o:

6. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

Thats a touch choice lol........but id go with the Titan II because of the size of the phone and Im hearing that the battery life is better than the Vivid

7. md227a

Posts: 228; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

AT&T needs to push the update for the I-777, the international carriers are getting it now, so its ready. I didn't realize how close the vivid and the sensation where for it to be getting ICS this soon. Go figure AT&T is the first major US carrier to push an update to ICS

8. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I can tell you that the unlocked UK galaxy s ii phones do not have ics yet. You may get it before they do.

9. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

wow, and the Nexus S 4G still hasn't gotten ICS. congrats to the Vivid customers though!

11. yougotkilled1

Posts: 167; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Right?? So much for the "advantage" of buying a so called nexus phone =P Root is always the solution for everything lol

10. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

Come on, bring on ICS for the note!

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

HELL WITH U AT&T. WHEN WILL MY ATRIX GETS SOME TASTY ICE CREAM SAND WHICH?

18. md227a

Posts: 228; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

After the razor and bionic get theirs

13. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Wow, the Captivate Glide is getting ICS, but not the original Captivate? Ah well, thanks to XDA and their Fusion ROM - who cares.....

14. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

Exactly! I'm running an early version of cm9 right now for i-777. Its a little buggy but it works pretty well. Few more days and we should have a stable beta

15. Baseballer

Posts: 132; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

not even the inspire?!

16. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

Desire HD is getting it, so if you root, you will get some delicious official ICS from HTC...

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