Wi-Fi only version of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 gets updated to Android 4.0

Wi-Fi only version of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 gets updated to Android 4.0
According to reports from those who own the device, the Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi model is finally getting updated from Honeycomb to Ice Cream Sandwich. The tablet had been sitting with Android 3.0 since its launch last Fall and owners of the device could only sit back and watch as the Korean manufacturer first updated the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1. The fact that the Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi is the beneficiary of an update should not be surprising to those who read our story in July, listing the tablet as among those that would be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich from Samsung.

The 313MB update can be installed OTA or for those who like to make easy things difficult, you can access it by hooking up to a PC and using Samsung  Kies. Besides all of the goodies that come with Android 4.0, the update bring you a new and improved TouchWiz to run over the updated Android OS on your tablet.

source: Phandroid

Related phones

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



1. TheLibertine

Posts: 484; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

Wohooo! Over a half year passed and the Galaxy Tab gets the kinda-of-up-to-date Android ICS!!! Don't buy Samsungs, guys.

2. g2a5b0e unregistered

Or you can buy what you like & be happy about, while keeping your nose out of what everyone else is buying.

3. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 969; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Thank you for the article pic, because now I REALLY want a cookie ice cream sandwich. Thank you. Seriously.

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