Some Acer Iconia Tab A500 users now enjoying Ice Cream Sandwich

Some Acer Iconia Tab A500 users now enjoying Ice Cream Sandwich
Last week, we passed along the word that those using the Acer Iconia Tab A100 and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablets would be receiving their Android 4.0 updates on April 27th. Well, we just checked our calendar and it is a couple of days early, but already some owners of the 10.1 inch Tab A500 have received the Ice Cream Sandwich update.

If you own the Acer Iconia Tab A500 in the U.S. or Canada, you should check over your tablet to see if the update has been received. Those who were lucky enough to find the update on their tablet say that it installs the Android 4.0.3 build of the OS and the updating process takes about 30 minutes to complete. The only downside is that while Acer's skin is supposed to run over Android 4.0.3, the Acer Ring is not included with the update.

If you own the Acer Iconia Tab A500 and have updated your tablet to Ice Cream Sandwich, let us know what you think of the update by dropping us a comment in the box below.

source: AndroidCentralForums

Related phones

  • Display 10.1 inches
    800 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware , 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 3260 mAh
  • OS Android 4.0.3



9. jaymon4477

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

I downloaded the update first thing this morning. The first thing I have to say is that it looks great, and so far no problems. The Camera interface is nice, compact and easier to get to all the settings. They added a panoramic photo feature as well, and I love it!

10. johnths2

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

No direct WiFi and no Acer ring for the A500 users. According to Acer Benelux this two option are only present in the ICE version on the new Acer tablets.

8. johnths2

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I have downloaded the ice update to my acer A500 (in the Nederlands) I misses the acer ring and i don't like that. Why is this item left out of the ICE update?

7. Curiosity

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

I'm so excited to get ICS on my A100. Impatiently checking all the time.

6. c.hack

Posts: 614; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

Have been waiting 6 months and stil no ICS on my A500. Hope it fixes the horrible lag, especially on the keyboard.


Posts: 36; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

Lucky those

4. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I have the Iconia A500, can't wait to get home and check!!!

3. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

I have Ice cream in my freezer, but not on my Photon :( lol

2. imkyle

Posts: 1117; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Glad to see companies making the quick effort to deliver ICS to their devices.

1. Phullofphil

Posts: 1846; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Mutha trucking first and don't own a icona tab

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