As is the case with all new releases of Android, some older hardware is left in the dust, while some of the newer devices get issued official software updates from the OEMs. HTC has announced that the following phones will be Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgradable:
– Sensation, XL, XE
– EVO 3D
– EVO Design 4G
– Amaze 4G
In the case where there is no upgrade promised for an older device, developers from XDA come together and work on ports for older devices that make it possible to get new life out such phones that the OEMs have forgotten. Keep an eye on the development forums around XDA-Developers to watch the Android 4.0 ports happen, even for older phones.
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