Telstra HTC Velocity 4G to get Android 4.0 ICS next month

As previously announced, tomorrow (January 24) Telstra will launch Australia’s first LTE smartphone – the HTC Velocity 4G. While the handset will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread at launch, an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is coming really soon.

According to AusDroid, the Velocity should get Android ICS “next month or so”, before other Telstra smartphones like the HTC Evo 3D, or HTC Sensation. So those who buy the Velocity will not only get Australia’s first LTE handset, but also one of the firsts to taste Ice Cream Sandwich.

You can go here at Telstra to pre-oder the new smartphone.

Already available in the US (via AT&T) as the HTC Vivid, the Velocity 4G comes with a 4.5 inch qHD (960 x 540) display, Sense UI 3.5, 8MP rear camera, 1.3MP front-facing camera, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and 1GB of RAM.

Author: Florin

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