Sony Announces Ice Cream Sandwich For The Tablet S, Rolling Out Now

It looks like Ice Cream Sandwich will be getting a .000001% increase on the Android distribution chart thanks to Sony. Sony has announced the availability of Android 4.0 for their Tablet S and if you happen to be a proud owner of this uniquely designed tablet, you should have the update waiting for you the next time you connect to Wi-Fi. Sony highlights a few of the features Tablet S users will be gaining with the update to Ice Cream Sandwich:

  • Enhanced lock screen (Direct access to Notifications; Unlock direct to camera)
  • New panoramic camera mode
  • Enhanced Gallery media viewer (Direct SD card access + photo editing tools)
  • Exclusive “Small Apps’ for multi-tasking (Calculator, Browser, Remote Control)
  • New Home Screen actions (Drag icons together to create folders; Add names to folders)
  • Enhanced web browser (Switch from mobile to desktop web sites; Save pages for offline viewing)
  • Access files directly from SD card
  • Native screenshot capture

Sony also wants us to know that now is a perfect time to pick up the Tablet S as they will be giving a $50 instant rebate and a free cradle accessory to anyone who purchases the tablet between now and May 12. The Sony Tablet S may not have interested you in the past but with Android 4.0 it may be worth a second look.

Hit up the source link below for more information and be sure to check out our own review of the Sony Tablet S.