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Huawei Vision will not be upgradeable to Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0

One Mobile Ring attended the UK launch event for the Huawei flagship Vision mobile phone last night, where we have learnt from a product spokesperson the handset will not be receiving an upgrade to the latest version of Android 4.0, known as Ice Cream Sandwich.

The Huawei spokesperson confirmed this fact during a hands on video that One Mobile Ring is publishing later on today, where this news only comes a short time after HTC and LG both made public statements on their own upgrade plans.

The spokesperson made it clear at the end of the video demonstration their Huawei Vision handset, which has only just launched in the UK , will not see a deployment of Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 – despite not even shipping yet.

He went on to state that there will be handsets coming next year with the new Google mobile OS, which takes with it elements only found in the tablet ‘Honeycomb’ platform.

HTC on Monday made public their intentions of rolling out Android 4.0 here, along with listing the handsets that would be eligible for the upgrade.

These details were posted on to Facebook and left a number of this year’s High Tech Computer Corporation mobiles out in the cold – such as the HTC Invincible, Desire S and Rhyme.

Huawei’s news will also disappoint many, as the Vision handset was only announced in August this year and will arrive with Phones 4u before Christmas, with no clearway of updating to the newest platform from Google.

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Rob has worked in the affiliate industry for many years with large publishers, and previously worked as a journalist on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, ITProPortal, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show.