Turns out being publicly outraged actually can sometimes help - Samsung seems to have reversed its decision not to update the Samsung Galaxy S and original 7-inch Galaxy Tab to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Samsung’s decision not to bring ICS to the popular devices resulted in a loud outcry and the Koreans are reportedly backtracking and are reevaluating their decision.
overwhelming user outrage seems to be the main reason, so while we still don’t have a definite commitment by Samsung, we’re definitely expecting the good news to become official soon. We’ll update you as soon as we have more on this.Earlier, Samsung put the blame on insufficient RAM and ROM for a smooth ICS experience, but users pointed out that the virtually similar hardware-wise Nexus S is getting the very same update. Now, the Koreans say they are going to re-examine the devices and try to figure out a way to deliver the update. The
source: AJNews via TheVerge