Motorola Atrix 4G will not be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich, despite earlier promises

Atrix 4G

Motorola has confirmed that the Atrix 4G won’t be receiving an upgrade to Android 4.0 after all. The manufacturer broke the news with a recent update to its Android upgrade schedule, noting that the Atrix 4G, Electrify, and Photon 4G will all remain on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, rather than making the jump to Ice Cream Sandwich.

The Atrix 4G was among the handful of handsets pegged for a Q3 2012 upgrade earlier this year, when Motorola released its device roadmap. Of the three devices relegated to Gingerbread, the Atrix 4G is the oldest, having been released in early 2011. The Photon 4G hit the market in July 2011, followed by its US Cellular variant, the Electrify, a few months later. This would suggest, then, that owners of these…

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