Verizon confirmed that their version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will soon get the Android 4.0/Ice Cream Sandwich update. The new software version i905.LP11 is listed as “coming soon” via OTA update. Here's a highlight of some of the major differences and upgrades to go with this update,

  • Applied Android Ice Cream (ICS) OS upgrade to 4.0.4.
  • - Pinch to Zoom functionality has been added in homescreen and main menu screen.
  • - Google Plus has been integrated.
  • - Google Text-To-Speech Engine has been integrated in the upgrade.
  • In Email search menu, search criteria by date, sender & title.
  • In Email Composer, ‘undo’ and ‘redo’ options have been added.
  • A quick response message may be quickly inserted into the body while composing a message.
  • Initiate a ‘New Meeting Invitation’ for Exchange accounts.
  • Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor includes:
  • - More ways to sort albums by time, location, people and tags.
  • - Photo studio that allows users to crop and rotate pictures, set levels and remove red eyes.
  • - Improved Picture Gallery widget lets users look at pictures directly on their home screen.
  • Rich and versatile camera capabilities including:
  • - Continuous focus.
  • - Android 4.0 Zero shutter lag exposure.
  • -Stabilized image zoom.
  • -Build in face detection to locate faces in the frame and automatically set focus
  • -Single-motion panorama.
  • -Apps can now set custom metering regions in a camera preview.
  • Wi-Fi Direct support by Android platform.
  • Android 4.0 introduces built-in support from third-party apps, users can connect to wireless medical devices and sensors in hospitals, fitness centers, homes and elsewhere.
Source: VZW