Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to thethis month. It may be , but it seems the S2 will update to the latest version of Android on 15 March.
That's according to a post on Samsung's official Facebook page in Israel -- which has since been deleted. Fingers crossed, folks...
Ice Cream Sandwich coming to the S2 is kind of a big deal. It's the most popular Android phone, selling-- second only to the .
For all those Android fans desperately hoping for a lick of Ice Cream Sandwich, the new update is proving unbearably slow to arrive. Delays to thehave given fans an Ice Cream headache. The are about to get an update.
Android updates are typically delayed by the prevalence of front-end interfaces added to Android phones by the manufacturer. Google provides the code for Android as a foundation, but manufacturers and phone networks add their own skin on the front -- such as Samsung's TouchWiz, or-- as well as their own apps.
So when an update appears, it's not just a question of updating the phone. The skin and the apps have to be tested and adjusted too -- spare a thought for owners of an LG Optimus phone, which only just updated to Gingerbread, the last version of Android,
It sounds like the S2 will get ICS just before its hotly anticpated sequel, the Samsung Galaxy S3, is announced. Although we don't have concrete dates yet, signs point to an announcement in April -- to be confirmed .
If you're wondering what all the fuss is about, here's. And if you really can't wait, here's .
Is it about time you got Ice Cream Sandwich, or is your phone managing just fine without it? Scoop out your thoughts in the comments or on our Facebook page.