By Johnny Wills | Jul 23, 2012 10:00 AM EDT
It looks like that the Android 4.0 ICS update drama for the Desire HD is finally over. HTC officials have confirmed that the Desire HD will no longer receive any official software update.
HTC has removed the much-beloved Desire HD from its updated Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Updates page.
After Canadian carrier Telus reported that HTC has axed Android 4.0 update for the Desire HD, reports went on a rife that the smartphone is not getting any software update. However, HTC responded to the matter quickly confirming that the update in on the track. Apparently, HTC lied to its customer with that statement.
"After extensive testing, we've determined that the current version of HTC Sense with Android provides customers with the best experience on the HTC Desire HD. When we consider new versions of software, we weigh a number of factors, but ultimately the customer experience on the product is the deciding factor. We apologize for any confusion this change may have caused our customers," HTC India said in a statement on its Facebook page.
HTC fanboys are firing back at the company for misleading its users into tricking that the two year old device will get the taste of Ice Cream Sandwich. Released back in 2010 as HTC's flagship smartphone, the Desire HD packs better hardware than some other HTC Android smartphones that run on Android 4.0 ICS. Even the HTC Desire C, which has a mere 600 MHz processor and 512MB of RAM runs on Android 4.0 out of the box, while the Desire HD (with 1 GHz processor and 1GB RAM) will not receive ICS update.
The devices that are still on the track to receive Ice Cream Sandwich update are:
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