Huawei and Acer have rolled out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for their MediaPad and Iconia A500 tablets respectively. Both the tablets currently run on Android v3.2 platform.
To update the Huawei MediaPad, users will need to visit the Huawei download centre, which means users will need to plug the device into the PC. Huawei is now shipping the tablet with pre-installed Android 4.0 ICS. The ICS upgrade will bring a host of improvements such as improved user interface, app icons, web browser and power management.
To refresh your memory, the MediaPad tablet comes with a 7-inch display, 1.3MP front facing camera and 5MP auto ocus rear facing camera with HD video recording capabilities. The tablet is powered by Qualcomm's dual-core 1.2GHz processor. Check out the full specifications of the Huawei Mediapad tablet here.
Acer users will need to check for the availability of the update by tapping Menu > Settings > About tablet and then tap 'Check for update' to get Android 4.0.3. Acer has also rolled out an app for making the upgradation process easier. The app called ICONIA TAB Update Enhancement is available on the Google Play app store ( previously known as Android Market). The ICS update is also available for Acer's A501 tablet. Also read our reviews of the Acer Iconia Tab A500 and Acer Iconia Tab A501.