HTC Outlines Which Phones Will Get Android Update

HTC has confirmed which phones will be getting the Ice Cream

Sandwich treatment as well as confirming that it will be launching a new tablet

in 2012.

On the UK HTC Facebook page, the Taiwanese company has

announced that seven of its handsets will be getting the upgrade to Android

4.0, three of which are only available in the US.

The phones to get the upgrade will be the HTC Sensation, HTC

Sensation XL and HTC Sensation XE, HTC EVO 3D as well as the US-only HTC

Rezound, HTC EVO Design 4G and HTC Amaze 4G.

If your phone is not on the list HTC also said that it was

“continuing to assess [their] product portfolio” and would be bringing updates

for more devices in the near future.

Meanwhile, the CEO of HTC, Peter Chou was outlining the

company’s plans for the tablet market: “It’s a market we would like to try

and test, to see whether we can make ourselves stand out and prevent a me-too

product.”

HTC released the Flyer last February but it failed to grab

the imagination of the public but that was more down to its high price rather

than poor design or build quality.

Chou didn’t give any details about what size the new tablet

would be or indeed when in 2012 we can expect to see it in stores.

Source: HTC UK

(Facebook) and Reuters

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