HTC Rezound getting its long-awaited Android 4.0 update on Sunday?

HTC Rezound getting its long-awaited Android 4.0 update on Sunday?
As early as February, HTC had spread the word that the HTC Rezound would be getting its Android 4.0 update in March. Then again in June, the Taiwan based manufacturer put up a changelist for the update even though Verizon didn't have the ICS update listed. HTC then said that the phone would finally be updated before the end of July, and if a leaked memo from Verizon is right, the manufacturer will make the end of July deadline.

A memo obtained by a source for Android Guys details all of Verizon's software updates for the week and lo and behold, it shows the HTC Rezound getting an OTA update on July 29th which is Sunday's date. Not only does the memo reveal the update to be Android 4.0, it also shows that it will be 292MB. Another interesting thing listed on the memo is that even though the Motorola DROID RAZR and Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX Android 4.0 update started rolling out on June 22nd, only 71% of those owning those models have received the update as of last Monday.

Imagine, by this time tomorrow, your HTC Rezound could be running Ice Cream Sandwich. And if it's not, well, it should be by the end of the day tomorrow. And if it's STILL not, well, just be thankful that you don't have the HTC Desire HD.

source: AndroidGuys

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  • Battery 1620 mAh
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25. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Checked periodically throughout the whole day and still nothing. Though the leaked memo did say something about In Queue and not In Progress like it did for the Droid Razr. It's the end of July and Verizon green lighted it so it's time to get going HTC. Of course we shouldn't be waiting for VZW to greenlight s**t.

24. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

No. I didn't get it. I am gonna check around tomorrow early morning.

23. AdamW33

Posts: 39; Member since: Aug 25, 2011

Anyyone get it yet? Still waiting...

19. hypergamer1231

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

Did anyone even notice the attached image says HTC trophy Apollo update approved and the date mentioned is 08/01.Isnt that weird

13. AndroidVsApple

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

About time to get rid of Laggy Sense 3.5 ...Reminds me Of the Changes from Windows Vista(Sense 3.5) To Windows 7(Sense 4.0)


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

" Wat' Ju' talkin' 'bout, Willis ?" Rezound's not laggy; you want laggy, try the DROID dis-CHARGE (had one for 4 freakin' months: "HATED IT!") or the iPhone 4S. I've had the Rezound for almost a week (ditched the dis-CHARGE), it's pretty zippy and fast. A good second to my RAZR and I'm really enjoying Sense again, especially on 1.5 gHz!


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

lol I get what you are saying but let's be honest.....any phone that has come out in the last year or two is WAY more zippy and responsive as the Droid Charge. I don't know what happened to that phone. Even the original Galaxy S phones were more responsive and way less laggy than that phone. They rushed it out for LTE and the first batch of LTE phones had a lot of problems for Verizon. The Thunderbolt seemed to be the most stable but it could have been because it was running a second gen single core processor and had more RAM. But you saw what happened to the original Droid Bionic and how long it took them to release the second version.

16. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

actually you don't get sense 4.0 you get sense 3.6 which is basically sense 3.5, but based on ics

21. letsb4real25

Posts: 21; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

You're right we get 3.6. From my experience 3.6 is smoother than 3.5. I don't know if it's just on dev builds or if it'll be on the stock build too

22. Superpiff

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 29, 2012

Its with the stock build also played with the vivid before and after sense3.6 and it was much smoother after its update

17. tedkord

Posts: 17519; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yeah, Sense 3.5 didn't even lag on my single core Thunderbolt. Try again.

20. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

or the HTC sensation XL

12. babyboy14622

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

tomorrow hopefully everyone starts to see the new update come thru for the htc rezound but if not then sometime soon it will

9. TOdoubleD

Posts: 114; Member since: Mar 28, 2011

Why does the document say you can pull the update on 6/1? Fake? I hope not, but I'll believe this when I see it.

8. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Welll...looks like its time to charge up my Rezound...

7. letsb4real25

Posts: 21; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

Been running a completely functional version of ICS since January but it will be nice to get a little update. I'm more interested in the radios and when this hits I won't install it until the devs have optimized it and removed all of the bloatware.

6. aphrophyre

Posts: 24; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

It's also a big deal that the HTC Trophy Windows Phone is also scheduled for an update. I suppose it's the Tango update. Please post an article about this.

15. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

please post in a relavent article? this might seem like trolling to some people

4. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

How the hell the REZOUND gets 4.0 and the Inspire doesn't?

5. Allen3697

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

The Rezound is dual core and Inspire isn't?

10. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

The Thunderbolt and Incredible 2 are expected (so far) to receive ICS later this year, sometime after the Rezound.

11. babyboy14622

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

inspire sux

3. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Thank goodness I picked the Razr over this thing.

2. Jay_F

Posts: 236; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

lol, just in time for JellyBean.

1. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

ABOUT FREAKING TIME!!!!! I HOPE THIS IS TRUE!!!! WOOT!!! (aw crap.. i did that all in caps. now i look like an idiot.. lol)

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