The HTC One X is getting an Android Ice Cream Sandwich update and is available starting today, it will allow users to map menu functionality to the lower right ‘recent app’ key, other improvements include refined white balance and a continuous auto-focus mode for the camera as well as a single sign-on for Facebook across websites and apps.
Here’s the HTC statement:
As part of our ongoing commitment to ensure customers are receiving software updates that improve their user experience, we are pleased to announce our next upgrade for the HTC One X will be released on August 10th.
The primary update will include an upgrade to Android version 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), in addition to an improved Sense experience which will: enable the ability to map menu function to the ‘recent app’ key (improving visual presentation in non ICS apps like Facebook); improve tab management in the browser with a dedicated tab switching button and enhance camera capabilities such as white balance and continuous autofocus. Furthermore, customers can expect enhancements to memory, platform stability and the overall browsing experience. Other improvements include a Single Sign-On for Facebook allowing user access across applications and browsers and upgrades to Beats audio, which reflect our dedication to providing an authentic sound experience.
From a developer perspective, we are expanding SDK support for Media Link and providing a framework for video call applications to achieve improved performance and quality.
Guys, while ICS update is a little bit late due to the release of Jelly Bean, HTC confirmed that the Jelly Bean 4.1 update is still planned for HTC One X, HTC One XL and HTC One S. Hurray! =)