Samsung starts rolling out an ICS update for the Galaxy Tab 8.9

Samsung starts rolling out an ICS update for the Galaxy Tab 8.9
Rejoice, Galaxy Tab 8.9 users, Samsung has started rolling out an Android 4 ICS update for the Galaxy Tab 8.9, which originally launched with Android 3 Honeycomb. Please, keep in mind that the manufacturer will be gradually making the update available in different territories, as is often the practice. According to some sources, the update is currently being rolled out in Austria. Users should note that if their update doesn't arrive over-the-air, they should try updating through Samsung KIES.

Ice Cream Sandwich will bring a slight UI facelift, as well as numerous under-the-hood improvements regarding performance and battery life. It's a very stable operating system and reliable mobile OS, so users coming from Honeycomb will definitely notice a difference. It isn't known currently if Samsung has plans to update the Galaxy Tab 8.9 any further. Still getting to ICS is what's important when it come to Android updates, as it is the biggest step forward compared to the previous versions. Post-ICS updates are also good to have, of course, but bring smaller improvements.

source: SamMobile

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GALAXY Tab 8.9
  • Display 8.9" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP / 2 MP front
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 6000 mAh



1. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

Its amazing how a no name manufacturer of my tablets (prestigio) managed to upgrade my cheapo tab with 4.0 almost a year ago and samsung is doing it only now... talk about support..

2. lallolu

Posts: 733; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Old news

3. thelegend6657 unregistered

Best android tabs come from Asus , Samsung android tablet sucks . But at least still better than HTC , no support for its tablet at all

4. wendygarett unregistered

Not to mention that sony has finished updating all the tablets (tablets s and tablet p) like 3 months ago lol

5. lolwoot

Posts: 27; Member since: Jun 01, 2011

Better late than never....

6. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

You find this acceptable? Really?

7. tabato

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 01, 2012

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 was updated with ICS months ago.????

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