According to an Engadget report, a user who ordered a Samsung Nexus S smartphone oneBay has got a phone sported with the new Android OS. It is reported that the consumer has made videos and images of the OS’ specs and the same were uploaded onto the Internet.
The video leaked some similarities with the Gingerbread and Honeycomb Android OS. The new specs consists of a Movie Studio app, an app known as “People,” which is reported to be a “Contacts” upgrade “Backup” and “Reset” options. The OS will also sport a revamped look for notification bar, camera UI and other menus. It is speculated that the OS will sport four shortcuts on the bottom in contrast to two found on vanilla 2.3.
In fact, the internet giant previewed Ice Cream Sandwich at the Google I/O conference in May. At the current time, according to Google chairman Eric Schmidt at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce conference, the Ice Cream Sandwich launch of Google’s Android operating system is going to approach in October or November.
The new OS is expected to equip the specs of Android 2.3 Gingerbread and tablet-oriented Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Ice Cream Sandwich OS is hoped to be a universal OS for both handsets and smartphones.
Samsung is planned to host “Samsung Mobile Unpacked: Google Episode” event on October 11. The Ice Cream Sandwich OS will be introduced at this event together with Google’s Nexus Prime smartphone.