Motorola is one of the reputed mobile manufacturing companies that has launched many technically sound devices till date. The manufacturer has finally announced the upgradation of the Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich for its Xoom tablet globally. The Motorola Xoom Tablet has been in the market for a quite long time now. It also possesses the credit to be the first Android tablet incorporated with the tablet oriented Honeycomb operating system.
The Motorola Xoom tablet users can now check their devices for the upgrade notification that will be made available over the air very soon. In case the notifications related to the upgradation do not appear, then users can check the device manually for the upgrade information. Users can check the update notification under Settings > About Tablet > System Update.
Like various other mobile manufacturers, Motorola hasn’t left the owners of its first tablet device in the stagger. It has already started phasing in Android four.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) updates to LTE based carrier specific Xooms such as the one from the network operator Verizon. This is in addition to the ICS updates that were rolled out to Wi-Fi versions of the Xoom tablet a few couple of weeks ago.
The ICS update to the Verizon Motorola Xoom has made it the first ever 4G LTE Android tablet to get an enhancement to the much vaunted new version of Android. Ice Cream Sandwich brings in the considerable performance augmentation that has become synonymous with its name. A full attributed photograph editor will be incorporated in to the Xoom as well from now on, along with the simple swipe to dismiss the method of removing notifications introduced by Google in ICS.
Now with the upgradation of the operating system in the Motorola Xoom, the speech to text feature is far more functional as compared to the poor offerings in Gingerbread and Honeycomb. There is to some extent the gimmicky face to unlock feature thrown in as well. Though it is not the most secure way of unlocking your phone, but is cool party trick nevertheless.
In the market, the consumers who are looking forward to upgrade their Motorola Xoom, they can get Ice Cream Sandwich on their Verizon Motorola Xoom with the help of an OTA update that is slightly over 100 MB in size. The enhancements will boost the performance of your tablet hence you should get it right away!