Droid 4 won't get Ice Cream Sandwich for at least 4-6 months

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 4' started by r314bd, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. greenmile

    greenmile New Member

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    Not worried, figure I'll be on Cyanogen before then anyways. I think the D4 will benefit greatly in the mod scene from the Razor being so popular and the phones being nearly identical specs wise.
     
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    I am confident that the D4 will see ICS fairly early on. Our had already been confirmed that it will get ICS and since it is essentially just a smaller Razr with a keyboard, out shouldn't need that much extra work. Keep in mind that the original timeline from Motorola was based on when they received the code from Google. Since the D4 was no doubt already complete a while ago and they were just waiting to release it, we can reasonably believe that they have already been working on ICS for the D4 at the same time as they have been for the Razr and Bionic.

    I think they will all get ICS fairly close together.

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  3. Sparkimus

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    I'll bet we will see it within the next 2 months. There was an ICS leak a few weeks ago for the RAZR, so it can't be too far off.

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    May-July at worst.
     
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    My guess is late Q3 at the earliest. With that said, I could still see it never getting ICS, should the Moto team have as much trouble building from source (like that of the CyanogenMod team). Factor in Moto blur and all of the various bloat apps (from both Verizon and Moto) and it just sounds like a mess. I sure hope I'm wrong, but you never know.
     
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    I'd bet on Q2.
     
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    I totally agree with you except with the part about buying a Nexus.

    And yes the bloatware sucks but so does my TV and internet with all the commercials - it's called "out-of-control-commercialism" - It's the price we are paying for all this technology and greed.

    Brought my GNex back last week and traded it in for the Maxx.

    I too was going with the D4 but decided to go with the Maxx after test driving my friends and using the virtual QWERTY (damn good). The Razor Maxx build quality, stainless steel core, gorilla glass, kevlar back, better phone reception (yes the most important feature of a phone IMO), I can read the screen outside, splash proof, killer battery life, more reliableā€¦it is just much more of a premium phone than the Galaxy Nexus, which feels cheap, very poor reception, very high return rate but excellent screen (if you're inside) and ICS. Having the better battery life and having to wait up to six months for ICS is a no brainer, you'll eventually have the best of both worlds!
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    The RAZR, RAZR Maxx, and Droid 4 are all exactly the same phone in terms of the internal components. If one of them gets ICS, then all of them will. And I find it hard to imagine that Moto won't update any of its flagship phones to ICS...
     
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    The Nexus S is still waiting for ICS btw. Its not a Motorola problem.

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    ICS will be available when the Droid 5 is out, and still at least 2 months after that

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    ROFL! The D4 was released last month.

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