We’ve long been under the impression that Ice Cream Sandwich will unify the smartphone and tablet branches of the Android operating system. Unfortunately we didn’t hear a single word about that at the recent Google | Samsung announcement of the Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0.
Apparently Motorola isn’t keeping quiet any longer. In a post from a moderator on their support forums, “… Xoom will get ICS. I just don’t have any timing to share.”
As a reminder, Xoom was Motorola and Google’s “launch device” for tablets and Android 3.x Honeycomb.
So, there you have it. The Xoom will be getting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich… it’s only a matter of time. Although it’s not from Google, we can assume that their tablet OS launch-partner wouldn’t be going against their designs with their tablet launch-device.