Talks about next major Android OS upgrade 3.4 Ice Cream Sandwich are really buzzing around as release date of October/Novermber 2011 has been announced by Eric Schmidt Google’s executive chairman during Q&A at DreamForce ’11. Sony Ericsson in no time has come up with the announcement that current Sony Xperia Lineup (including the arc, the neo and the Play) will be getting the latest Android Ice Cream Sandwich update. The update will feature holographic user interface, multitasking launcher and support for advanced applications.
The official statement says,
“When it comes to future platforms of the Android OS, we will make them available to consumers in a timely manner, as long as they improve the user experience and are viable from a hardware point of view.“
Ice Cream Sandwich users will get all the lovely interfaces of Android 3.0 Honeycomb to Android smartphones. Moreover, Android phone users will also will be provided updated app launcher with interactive and new homescreen widgets and multi-tasking panel. Google also says that they will incorporate all the best features of Honeycomb, the Android tablet OS, and make them workable on smartphones too. It means, Android tabletswill be able to use as a USB hub along with an option of connecting your devices like mice and keyboards and game controllers to tablets and smartphones. During last Mobile World Congress, Google showed off upcoming 3D headtracking feature using the front-mounted camera which will allow you to figure out who is speaking and focus on them while on a video call. Face detection will be a key feature in the OS.
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