Verizon Wireless is kicking off the weekend in a spectacular way for anyone who has a Droid RAZR or RAZR MAXX on their network. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is finally available for these devices! It also makes these devices the first Verizon 4G LTE Smartphones to be Global Ready! The update which is available today(June 22), brings many great new features to the operating system. Some of which are shown in the picture above. It bring’s Face Unlock, Direct Access Lock Screen, Data Usage, Video Calling, Talk To Text Enhancements, and much more! Now, also when ever you go over seas you Droid RAZR or RAZR MAXX can now work over there, as long as you are subscribed to a Verizon international plan, this will let you use Talk, Text, and Web in over 220 countries. Overall, I am super excited about this upgrade and the best part is that you can do it right from your device. To get this updated Tap The Menu Key > Tap Settings > About Phone > System Updates > Download. It is that easy to being your wonderful adventure with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on your Verizon Droid RAZR or RAZR MAXX. For more info be sure to check out the press release below!
DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX Upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich; Global Ready
Two Motorola phones making the global jump to Android’s latest operating system.
The upgrade, which will begin on June 22, will also upgrade all smartphones in the DROID RAZR family to the popular Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
Ice Cream Sandwich features upgraded functionality and new features, such as Face Unlock. By looking directly at the screen, the smartphone recognizes its owner and automatically unlocks the device. It also includes Direct Access Lock Screen, which allows you to easily open camera, text messages, and dialer from the lock screen.
Customers can use the front camera to video chat with friends and family to share summer stories or even just to wave hello. The new Video Calling icon makes it easy to access video chatting apps like ooVoo and Tango.
The upgrade also enhances the voice input technology, typing your words as you speak emails or texts. Speak continuously for paragraphs at a time, add punctuation and even edit mistakes with voice input.
As a Global Ready device, customers with the DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX will be able to have voice and data service in more than 220 countries, when subscribed to an international plan.
Additional information on the ICS upgrade can be found on the DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX by Motorola support page.