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By biggary, Senior Member on 11th January 2012, 02:36 PM
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DEAR USERS OF SENSATION,

Last week I opened this post concerning the release of the final ICS release, this post got a lot of exposure on some blogs and sites, and also the HTC facebook page, thanks to this, two HTC employees contacted me, one person very high up in the UK, and also someone in the USA as well.

What was said, is, sort of what the memos that I seen were true, but there is still very many bugs in the firmwares, reported by users, reps, employees, there is still going to be at least another beta release, which will be around the 26th Jan (my date that I said), HTC do actively watch forums like XDA, Modaco etc to see users reactions, and how the developers mend and correct the bugs.

The dates for the Final UK releases should be between End Jan-Start March 2012, In this time, the developers in Taiwan, the Developers in USA, testers etc will finish the final version.

People who have sim-free and 'vanilla' phones will get the update first, operator also get a version, and they can customise as they do, and do in-house testing, US networks will push out the update the same time as the UK networks.

The Final HTC ICS UPDATE will contain :

*Sense 3.5
*Roboto Font
*ICS Music Player, Browser, New Style Settings
*FaceUnlock and Much More.

Sense 4.0 may, I was told, be coming to Sensations, Its going to be the future UI of HTC phones in the future.

Not much more to add, so this post is now being closed, If you want, Private message me, and we can talk more, but please, no flaming or abuse, otherwise you will be reported. Thank you!
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11th January 2012, 02:50 PM |#2  
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I noticed that you are from the UK, is that for TMOUS as well?
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Hope this isn't a bs rumor, or I'll have to kill you!

I've stuck with sense 3.0 because it's battery life is amazing (24hrs+ ALL the time) and it's stable. I liked sense 3.5 a lot more but it sucked! If an official ICS comes out, i'd love that. Patiently waiting and still waiting! I hope youre not lying!
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As you might/might not know, I work in a fairly large phone shop, and have been keeping quiet as when Ice Cream Sandwich, today, well, a hour ago, we had a HTC rep come in to bring a sensation XL for our display, and a XE, running the final ICS version, everything works, no bugs, nothing, more than his jobs worth he told me that within two weeks it will be released, was shown quite a few memos from HTC on this....wonder if its true.....looked very good only gripe or problems that I had, was it had sense 3.5 on top of ICS.....

do you know rom version number?
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As you might/might not know, I work in a fairly large phone shop, and have been keeping quiet as when Ice Cream Sandwich, today, well, a hour ago, we had a HTC rep come in to bring a sensation XL for our display, and a XE, running the final ICS version, everything works, no bugs, nothing, more than his jobs worth he told me that within two weeks it will be released, was shown quite a few memos from HTC on this....wonder if its true.....looked very good only gripe or problems that I had, was it had sense 3.5 on top of ICS.....

This is great news. I am waiting for the official ICS update for my Sensation.
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I dont know much more, than it will be sensation/xl/xe - uk, no idea about tmous, i was too excited, only got a quick look at version number, it was 4.03 but the version number was later than the latest leaked RUU, and it was released to him yesterday (tuesday lunchtime), he also had a box with him with HTC and ruby on the box (anyone any idea what that is???) sorry I cant tell more, thats all I could get, sorry!
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wow probably someone will leak the official ruu in these days!
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As much as HTC may release it in the next 14 days, no doubt the operators will have to mess it up for a bit yet!
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Anything special in ICS for the Sensation? Or just support for the latest APIs?
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he also had a box with him with HTC and ruby on the box (anyone any idea what that is???)

The code name for the HTC Amaze 4G (a T-Mobile USA) exclusive was HTC Ruby. Perhaps it's being released in the UK?
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As much as HTC may release it in the next 14 days, no doubt the operators will have to mess it up for a bit yet!

Yeah Uk networks are terrible, especially if you are a orange user

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