Motorola Rolls Out ICS Update to Xoom Wi-Fi and 3G Models in UK
Motorola Rolls Out ICS Update to Xoom Wi-Fi and 3G Models in UK. Image Credit: Motorola

Motorola is rolling out the Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) to the Xoom tablet in the UK.

Owners of Xoom Wi-Fi and 3G models will now be able to get a taste of ICS on their tablet, according to Eurodroid. To check for the update you can head to Settings > About > tablet > Software updates on the tablet. Recently, the US Wi-Fi Xoom received the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update. XDA developers have managed to port Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean to Xoom Wi-Fi device. Since, it is an experimental some features might not work.

The Xoom 3G variant comes with a TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is powered by dual-core Cortex-A9 processor clocked at 1GHz. The tablet includes internal storage variants of 16/32/64GB of storage and a microSD card slot with an additional space of 32GB. It comes with a rear-facing camera of five megapixels and a front-facing camera of two megapixel. It features digital zoom, dual LED flash and automatic focus. It has been the first tablet to officially run on Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) operating system.

Now that the ICS update is finally available for Xoom Wi-Fi and 3G models in the UK, Motorola fans will be waiting to update their tablet to Jelly Bean. The Jelly Bean, successor to ICS comes with major improvements and new features. Google's new mobile OS is claimed to be the fastest and smoothest version of Android yet. The Jelly Bean features triple buffering in the graphics pipeline in order to provide smoother scrolling from paging and animations, according to Android Developers. It boasts Android notifications framework and the apps can display large notifications allowing users to expand and collapse them by just swiping or pinching. The improved App Widgets can be resized automatically.