Starting at the beginning of next year it seems that Acer will be amongst the first manufacturers to update their existing devices to the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This information comes from Tablet Online who, when speaking with Acer Poland, was told of the release schedule with two devices specifically on the tip. Those two devices come in 2 flavors each, that making this Android 4.0 update ready for dispersal on the Acer Iconia Tab A500, A501, A100, and A101. These tablets may well be the first Android tablets on the market with Ice Cream Sandwich.
Previous reports had Acer placing Ice Cream Sandwich updates in 2012 in a very general way, this Polish report has January as a specific date for an update for the four tablets (two models) in question. Today has really been a day for Ice Cream Sandwich news with talks of the new Google mobile OS being ported to the Samsung Nexus S and the first Android 4.0 device Galaxy Nexus on sale in England with a shipping date set for November.