Finally, after a long wait, the first Android tablet is getting ready to get the long-awaited ICS update in the coming days. Verizon has officially announced that it will begin rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola Xoom 4G tablet on June 4th. The update will bump the Android OS version up to v4.0.4. It will get the smae build, which is exactly the same as what the Verizon branded Galaxy Nexus is receiving at the moment – Android 4.0.4 IMM76L. and it will bring the improved speech-to-text software, built-in photo editor and you can also dismiss the notifications by swiping.
Here’s what you can expect from the ICS update for Xoom 4G:
# Customizable launch bar to let you drag apps, shortcuts and folders
# Notification Pop Up Box lets you to view all mails and notifications
# Data usage control
# You can create folders
# Face Unlock feature to let you unlock the device just be seeing it
# Improved stability
# Addition of the Roboto font
# Improved Mobile Hotspot connectivity
# Fix for 4G LTE upgrade issues
# Update Browser
# Addition of Email search option
We’ll make sure to report as soon as the update begins rolling out.