Droid Razr Maxx and Droid Razr getting Android 4.0 June 22

Hallelujah, starting today Verizon will bless Motorola's top Android phones with Ice Cream Sandwich.

Boom! ICS hits the Droid Razr Maxx

No, you're not dreaming. After much anticipation and teeth gnashing at the lack of Android 4.0 in the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx and Droid Razr, Verizon has confirmed it will push Ice Cream Sandwich updates to the phones immediately.

Better still, the handsets will also receive enhanced video chat thanks to a Video Calling Icon. Verizon claims voice-to-text entry will be improved as well since the update is expected to add full punctuation dictation support plus entire paragraph entries.

Additionally, the carrier touted both the Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx's Global Ready capabilities, which allow the handsets to roam across voice and data networks in 220 countries. Users must subscribe to a separate international plan though to enjoy this feature.

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Brian Bennett is senior editor for appliances at CNET and reviews a wide range of household and smart-home products. These include everything from microwave ovens, blenders, ranges and coffee makers to personal weather stations. An NYC native, Brian now resides in bucolic Louisville, Kentucky where he dreams of someday owning the sparkling house of the future.


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