Today, the long-awaited Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Verizon HTC Rezound is here! The software updated begins to be pushed to smartphones today, August 2. The Rezound update has been rumored for quite some time, and now it finally joins the Droid RAZR, Droid RAZR MAXX, and the Galaxy Nexus! In terms of what the update brings is that you get face unlock, a faster operating system, new notifications system, new multitasking, upgrades to the speech-to-text technology, and much more! Keep in mind that they are pushing this upgrade in phases to the phones, and the first phase is beginning today. So, you may have to wait a little to get the updated. But it will be worth the wait! For more information check out the announcement below!

Press Release

HTC Rezound Upgrades to Ice Cream Sandwich

Facial recognition highlights latest upgrade.

The HTC Rezound is the latest smartphone to be upgraded to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwichoperating system. The software upgrade will begin being pushed to customers in phases starting August 2.

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.

The upgrade also includes speech-to-text technology and the ability to dismiss individual notifications by swiping a finger over the item even while the phone is locked. For easy multitasking, switch between apps using the Recent Apps feature and even close unused ones by just swiping them with a finger.

The HTC Rezound joins the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, DROID RAZR by Motorola and the DROID RAZR MAXX as devices that have the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

Additional information on the Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade can be found on the HTC Rezound support page.

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