Ice Cream Sandwich officially announced, coming in Q4 Google today officially announced at IO the next iteration of Android, labeled Ice Cream Sandwich. This is going to be an operating system combining the tablet OS and the phone OS. It is one operating system that manufacturers will be able to put on any device. They showed off different devices that are currently running Android and the need for one OS to be able to power any form factor. Google said that Ice Cream Sandwich will be released in Q4.