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Back in October of '11, Motorola confirmed the first devices set to receive Android 4.0: the RAZR, Bionic, and the XOOM. While the Wi-Fi XOOM is the only of the mentioned devices to have already received the update, Moto just added a slew of other devices to that list, including:

  • RAZR MAXX
  • Droid 4
  • Photon 4G
  • Atrix 4G
  • Atrix 2
  • Electrify
  • XOOM Family Edition
  • XOOM 2
  • XOOM (3G)
  • Xyboard 8.2 (Wi-Fi and LTE)
  • Xyboard 10.1 (Wi-Fi and LTE)
  • Admiral
  • Droid 3
  • Droid X2
  • Milestone 3
  • Pro+
  • MT917 (China)
  • XT928 (China)
  • MT870 (China)
  • XT605 (China)
  • Motoluxe/XT615/XT685
  • XT822 (China)

While the bulk of those devices are still "in evaluation and planning" (which means that they could be deemed too "underpowered" for ICS and dropped from the upgrade path altogether), an approximate release schedule is available for some. The European variant of the XOOM Wi-Fi, Motorola RAZR (Not the Droid RAZR), XOOM Family Edition, MT917, and XT928 are all set for a Q2 rollout. Other devices, including the Atrix 2, Atrix 4G, Photon 4G, XOOM 2, XOOM 2 Media Edition, and both Xyboard tablets are scheduled for a Q3 release at this time. It's unclear if (or when) the other devices on the list could see the update.

For more information on the rollout, as well as a closer look at Motorola's update process, take a look at Moto's Software Upgrade News portal.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, and musician. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6- or 7-string, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://gplus.to/kobuu Pat

    Photon4G FTW!! Thank the maker! Must be all that new Google power. ha

  • http://none.com Kai

    I hope that Photon gets luv soon. It's an awesome phone regardless but ICS would certainly put it over the top!

    • http://N/A ApexPredat0r

      Yes, hopefully soon. *crosses fingers* :D

  • ocdtrekkie

    Screwed again for having bought the Verizon model of the Xoom.

  • http://silverfang77.tumblr.com Silver Fang

    Droid 4 should definitely get ICS. It has the hardware.

  • SpeKtro

    no Bionic ? WTF!

    • mr_malina

      Its at the top of article, Bionic and Razr were already announced.

  • Dennis F. Heffernan

    Q3 for the Atrix...I'll probably have a new phone by then. :-P

    • CodeMonkey

      I gave up my Atrix after the 6 month wait in Europe for Gingerbread.
      Cost me GBP200 (after resale) to switch out to the Galaxy Nexus. SO worth it.

  • Ron

    So the Verizon DROID RAZR isn't even on the upgrade list? Am I missing something?

    • Cameron Summerson

      It is, but there's no release time frame. It was announced with the Bionic and XOOM back in October.

  • http://www.wulfoutdoorsports.com The Sandman

    Forget the official release. I loaded the current CM9 Kang alpha on my Atrix 4G last night and it's incredible. Upgraded to Beta 1 this morning. No issues, just speed and a great UI. Currently Running ICS @ 1.3Ghz on the Atrix 4G.

    • Dennis F. Heffernan

      I've considered rooting my Atrix; I'm just not sure how to go about it. I tried searching for instructions but there seem to be many different methods. Not sure which one to try.

  • Mithra

    What dates does "Q2" actually cover?

    • mplsguy1979

      It would be April, May, or June of 2012 I think...

    • Mgamerz

      its like March - June

      • andre

        Q2 is april, may and june. 3 months per quarter.

  • Caleb B

    Atrix 2 will have custom ICS ROM by Q3, what a joke.

  • isomorphic

    I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for an update from Motorola. Lets see if Google buying them makes a difference.

  • John

    I can see some of these getting bumped into Q4 just in time for Jellybean. So glad I left Moto and got a Nexus.

  • Freak4Dell

    Hmm...if they put out ICS for the Pro+, I'll more than likely buy it (my Pro is kind of getting old, and I need something that will support AWS, anyway). It's in the planning stage, though, so more than likely, they'll can it.

    By the way, it lists the Pro+ under USA in the regional table. I don't think that phone was ever actually released in the U.S., was it?

  • http://www.unlocktheinbox.com wpfn

    And this extensive list is why you don't ever want to buy Samsung. Hardware is great, updates are no where to be found. Fail.

  • Nich

    my phone is only 13 months old and just missed the list to be evaluated . is this what i am to expect from motorola? no support for devices over 1 year old. don't they know we have to buy 2 year contracts and expect our phones to be supported for 2 years??

    WTF!!!

    my next phone just might be an iPhone ... i am sick of this sh*t!

    -nich

  • Lisa Murphy

    Squee! Atrix 4G! I knew this phone was the right one. I couldn't beat the price, $1.08 including tax, and ICS. I know my other Android would never get ICS. I am so glad I got this phone. Thank you Motorola.

  • J-Dog

    DX2 but not the DX1.... HOW RUDE!

    Hopefully with Google's purchase of Moto almost 100% complete, they may require them to push through with the whole bootloader unlocker idea so we can get CM for some ICS lovin' if Moto won't provide it...

  • Dirt Burrito

    Triumph not listed again.

  • Naomi

    Hoping for the DX2. I wouldn't regret getting this phone so much if it did happen.

  • MHM

    @nich
    You phone is 13 months old - hmmm... it's very old :) My phone is only 6 months old and I haven't hope receive ICS for it :)

    MHM -> DEFY users

  • Washington Jonas

    Atrix 4G, forgotten again... until when? #motorola #google