HTC announces Android 4.0 upgrade for One X handsets in UK


Smartphone manufacturing giant HTC has started rolling out the an update to the One X hand sets with Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 version. Along with the 4.0 the company, has also rolled out the Sence interface to the phone.

A spokesperson from HTC said that the rollout would begin from August 10, 2012 in the UK but the timings for the region would vary. HTC in a statement said, “The primary update will include an upgrade to Android version 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), in addition to an improved Sense experience which will enable the ability to map menu functions to the ‘recent app’ key — improving visual presentation in non-ICS apps like Facebook — and improve tab management in the browser with a dedicated tab-switching button”. The other improvements with the update will include refined white balance and a continuous auto-focus mode for the cameras as well as single sign-on mode for Facebook across websites and apps.

HTC also said that it brought improvements to the Beats Audio software but did not provide more details of the upgrades. The spokesperson had also assured that the company is planning for a Jelly Bean update for the device.

The company spokesperson further added that their goal is to bring the latest software updates to as many of our recent devices as possible.