Droid X2 Will Not Receive Ice Cream Sandwich

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  1. cereal killer

    cereal killer DF Administrator Staff Member

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    In a letter to a Droid X 2 customer who made a Better Business Bureau complaint, shows that the DX2 will not be being seeing the Ice Cream Sandwich that is expected to roll-out to a variety of Verizon's Droid handsets. The message in it's entirety reads:

    Perhaps it's the "low" amount of RAM that the X2 shipped with, but whatever the reason it is sure to be a letdown to X2 owners. 6 month old Android smartphone not being upgraded to the latest and greatest is quite a letdown in Android land. Droid X2 owners sound off. Were you expecting the upgrade, and how does this leave you feeling with Motorola?

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    Personally i didn't think there would be any 3G devices getting ICS. There are a couple but i don't remember which ones.
     
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    johnomaz Silver Member

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    I swear I saw a list from Moto/Verizon indicating that the DX2 would get ICS. How much you wanna bet its to stop the DX from getting a working camera in ICS roms. Roms definitely help users to put off buying a new phone when they can get the new software on their existing phones. I'm done with Moto. I am sadly stuck with Verizon as its much better in my area than AT&T is these days, but Moto has lost my business.
     
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    the majority of the world will not care about this . the less than 1% who visit forums will likely care. i know several X2 owners .. none of them even know what ICS is.. or a bootloader for that matter. i wager for those who want it it will be ported over by a dev.
     
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    Specs have nothing to do with it. They're just using it to cover up the real reason, which is probably along the lines of the X2 didn't sell well enough to warrant it.
     
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    I think I'm done with Motorola. I've owned a few handsets, and nothing matches up to the Droid 1, simply because of the unlocked bootloader.

    I think I will go with the Samsung Galaxy SIII as my upgrade, if it lives up to expectations.
     
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    i agree
     
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    Ya I don't foresee any 3G devices getting ICS officially. Sadly the DX2 and D3 were rushed out to capture a few more new customers. The Bionic should've been the DX2 and the D3 shouldn't have happened without being 4g.
     
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    We need more ROM devs
     
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    My heart goes out to all you DX2 owners, but you had to see this coming!
    Why else were they giving this phone away with an upgrade and contract renewal?

    The bottom line is, the phone works great with the OS currently on it.
    The newest and greatest won't be for free, or even $99.
     
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    I thought it was already announced that the Inc2 and Rhyme are getting ICS.
     
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    The DINC 2 is supposed to be getting ICS...
     
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    I don't really care either way, that's what roms are for,, if we get it we get it,,if we don't,,we roms it lol

    Sent from my Rockin X2.
     
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    Like someone else already mentioned...the MAJORITY don't even KNOW what Gingerbread is....or how to root your phone...or what a bootloader is....or even benefits of ICS (or even what ICS is!!!!)

    This reminds me of when I had my D1. When the update well was running dry...and 2.2 wasn't guaranteed....I didn't care. I had this website. And whenever I would speak about this stuff w/regular folk, they'd look at me like I was some super technical wiz. And I'd look at them like "Why don't you care....oh...."


    So I'm sure DX2 users ain't crying rivers honestly. If you are, you probably already know a few sources in which you can get this the moment the bootloader is ready for it
     
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    This is correct...they are scheduled to get it.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR
     
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