This is my next reports that Google will update Honeycomb to version 3.2 with support for tablets with seven-inch screens, in addition to Qualcomm processors and Nvidia’s Tegra 2 chip. They also heard that the software update will contain the obligatory bug fixes and better hardware acceleration plus updated widgets and apps such as Movie Studio, Movies and Music. Motorola’s Xoom will apparently get the update in the “next few weeks”. Three independent sources have confirmed these tidbits, telling the publication:
Android 3.2 will be the last Honeycomb point upgrade before Google opens up the Ice Cream Sandwich freezer, and it will indeed run on a “range” of screen sizes, meaning that proper 7-inch Android tablets are about to become a reality.
Of course, the first semi-official mention of Android 3.2 came earlier this morning with Huawei’s MediaPad tablet, advertised as the world’s first Android 3.2 tablet. Google pledged to release Android Ice Cream Sandwich in the fourth quarter. The company said at Google I/O that Ice Cream Sandwich will bring a unified set of features to all devices and address hated platform fragmentation issues.
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