T-Mobile Rolls Out The Android 4.0 ICS Update For HTC Amaze 4G

T-Mobile is on a roll! Last week, T-Mobile rolled out the Android 4.0 update for the HTC Sensation 4G. Now, the wireless carrier finally started rolling out the much-awaited Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update for the HTC Amaze 4G. This handset was launched in the second half of 2011 and it was shipped with the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System.

The HTC Amaze 4G is a powerful smartphone, featuring a 4.3 inch qHD Super LCD touch-screen display, 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 dual-core processor, 8 megapixel camera with auto face detect and much more. Back in March, HTC promised the Android 4.0 update for the HTC Amaze 4G, HTC Sensation 4G and 14 other smartphones. After waiting for nearly 2 month, HTC Amaze 4G will finally taste the Ice Cream Sandwich. Check out the new features and improvements below.

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New Features:

  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Sense 3.6
  • System bar enhancements to easily view recent apps.
  • Re-sizeable widgets
  • Lock screen actions including pull down notifications and adjust volume while device is locked.
  • Data usage controls.
  • Face Unlock
  • Home screen folders
  • Improved battery life


  • Improved text input and spell checking
  • Improved menu structure

The latest update is numbered 2.14.531.3710RD and it bumps the HTC Amaze 4G to Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS. You should make sure that your device is not rooted and has at least 50% or more battery before updating the device. You can manually update your device or you can even get this update via OTA (Over-The-Air). It is advised to backup all you data before updating the HTC Amaze 4G smartphone. To learn more, head over to this page.

T-Mobile Announces The HTC Amaze 4G Smartphone

T-Mobile recently announced its newest smartphone, the HTC Amaze 4G. This handset was earlier known as the HTC Ruby smartphone. It runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System and it comes with some amazing features such as a 4.3 inch display, 1.5 Ghz dual-core processor, 4G connectivity and much more. The HTC Amaze 4G allows you to capture high quality photos and share it with your friends or send it to Facebook, Picasa or Flickr at 4G speeds.

These new products unlock the full potential of our faster 4G network and deliver the best experience yet for watching video, surfing the Web, and creating and sharing content on the go,said Cole Brodman, chief marketing officer, T-Mobile USA. A 4G connection delivers a much improved experience, which entices consumers to do more with the devices they carry. Smartphone buyers are increasingly looking for built-in 4G capability, and we’re offering what we believe is the best 4G product portfolio in the industry.

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HTC Amaze 4G features a 4.3 inch qHD Super LCD touch-screen display, sporting a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 dual-core processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, HTC Sense 3.0 user interface, 8 megapixel camera with auto face detect and dual flash, Zero shutter lag, SmartShot, Face Detection and shake Detection, full HD (1080p) video recording and playback, 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls and so on.

Other features include a 3.5mm headphone jack, Music player, FM radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 4G Connectivity, DLNA capable, HDMI mirroring, Stereo Bluetooth A2DP support, HTC Watch, HTC Sync, Slacker Radio, Audio DSP with SRS Surround Sound, Zinio, Wi-Fi HotSpot, full HTML web browser, T-Mobile TV, support for Adobe Flash, T-Mobile Video Chat, 16 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1730 mAh lithium ion battery.

This handset allows you to access more than 250,000 apps and games from the Android Market. The HTC Amaze 4G will be available for $259.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and a two year service agreement. You can purchase this device online from October 10, followed by T-Mobile retail stores starting October 12.