As it stands right now, the ASUS Transformer Prime is one of the most anticipated tablets coming down the pipe. And while we’re fully expecting it to launch in December, the device will be hitting store shelves with Android 3.2 Honeycomb on board. While that’s not necessarily a bad thing, people want Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. ASUS has been pretty vague on the exact time that will happen, but they’ve said that it will be in the first quarter 2012 at some point. Rumors, though, suggest that it could be January when the update hits.
While we have been told, and seen, that the tablet will launch here in the States in December, some other countries aren’t as lucky. ASUS has confirmed that the tablet will launch at the tail-end of January, which is bad news because no one likes to wait. However, as a sign of good faith, ASUS has also said that the tablet will launch with Android 4.0 already loaded on the tablet.
Because of that little tid-bit of information, the rumors are now suggesting that the software update to Android 4.0 will kick off for owners out there in January. That makes sense, and we’ll keep our fingers crossed that we don’t have to wait too long to get our hands on some Ice Cream Sandwich goodness for the quad-core tablet.