Now that the first Android Ice Cream Sandwich device has launched in the United States — the Samsung Galaxy Nexus — it’s time to focus our attention on which smartphones will be lucky enough to receive the coveted update to Android 4.0. According to a Google+ post on the official Android account, the Samsung Nexus S is scheduled to receive the update to Android 4.0 starting today and will continue to roll out for the remainder of the month. Only the GMS/UMTS models of the Nexus S will receive the update at this time; Google has not yet announced when the Sprint branded Nexus S 4G is going to receive the update. The full post can be read below:
We’re rolling out Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, to GSM/UMTS Nexus S devices over the coming month, starting today. Enjoy the tasty update! Once you get the update, check out some tips and shortcuts for getting started at the Android 4.0 Help Center:http://goo.gl/5C0wM
If you don’t receive the ICS update today, stay patient as the roll out will take several weeks to complete.