HTC has seemingly admitted that it will miss the HTC ThunderBolt Ice Cream Sandwich deadline today which means that the update will more than likely roll out sometime in early September.
Earlier today we told you that HTC said it was still actively working on Ice Cream Sandwich updates which we believed to include the Droid Incredible 2 and HTC ThunderBolt Ice Cream Sandwich updates. And yesterday, we told you that HTC was dodging questions about the HTC ThunderBolt’s ICS updates chances for an August roll out.
Well, it now looks like HTC has come right out and admitted that the update will not roll out today in a post on its Facebook page.
In response to a question about the ThunderBolt update, the company had this to say:
While there is still time left in the release window, it seems that HTC has resigned itself to admitting to the fact that the ThunderBolt update will not roll out today.
It could be that this Facebook account is wrong but so far, we have seen nothing but signs pointing to a delay.
First, it was HTC’s refusal to commit to August, something that happened yesterday. Then, today, it remained tight-lipped. Throw in the fact that Verizon hasn’t posted a changelog and it looks like September is going to be the month for this update, if, the update even rolls out at all.
We have seen the software leak, which is a good sign, but it’s possible that HTC and Verizon could still can the update if it’s not performing up to par.
The HTC ThunderBolt is an aging device that has seen its fair share of bugs so it’s possible that HTC and Verizon could change their minds like they did with the HTC Desire HD.
Let’s hope that doesn’t happen.
As for the Droid Incredible 2 update, it looks like it might not hit the August deadline either.
Anyone else frustrated?