Motorola Droid Bionic ICS 4.0 release nearing
Apple made a big thing about the fragmentation on the Android platform at yesterdays WWDC keynote speech, and for actual users of the platform it can be frustrating waiting months for new software to arrive, and today we have news that the Motorola Droid Bionic ICS 4.0 release could be nearing.
Motorola themselves have said that the Ice Cream Sandwich update would be arriving for the handset during the third quarter of this year, but as GottaBe Mobile are reporting that the release of the update is on schedule as a test build has emerged. Apparently a test build surfaced over the weekend and was found by the Cheesecake application.
This app works its way through servers that are used by Motorola to host files, and it seems it stumbled across a Droid Bionic Ice Cream Sandwich build. While this may not seem like big news to some especially as it currently can’t be flashed, but it does show that work is well underway with Motorola getting the software ready for the smartphone.
Previously the manufacturer has given a quarter 3 rollout for the software, which leaves owners with a date of anytime between July through to September, but as a test build of the operating system is already out in the wild may mean the ICS update for the Droid Bionic is closer than was previously thought.
While it can’t be guaranteed when it will be released officially it would be nice if it is as early as next month. Motorola and Verizon arguably owe Droid Bionic owners something after delaying the release of the device until September 2011, and then releasing the Motorola Droid RAZR quickly after, which is arguably a better handset.
Hopefully the software is pushed out as quickly as possible so owners of the handset don’t have to wait too much longer. Do you own the Motorola Droid Bionic?