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Google Android 4.0

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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Ice Cream Sandwich is the largest and most attractive Android update we've seen so far, with a fresh UI and a litany of new features.

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Pros
  • Refreshed UI offers a modern feel
  • Improved keyboard and text input
  • Tons of additional features
Cons
  • Face Unlock is half-baked and gimmicky
  • Not very intuitive for first-time users
  • Poor Facebook integration

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83
 
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Critic Reviews 6

91
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 76
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Type
Mobile / embedded OS
Source model
Open
Type
Source model
Mobile / embedded OS
Open

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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

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82
 

User Reviews

60
Dar321
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
90
Casey
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
60
lakiscipo
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
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