According to our source, date of release of version 2.4 has been brought forward to ensure that dual-core applications designed to Honeycomb (v3.0) will be able to work with single-core devices running v2.4.
Android 2.4 will still be called gingerbread, as it adds new features only will the ability to support dual-core applications on single-core devices.
"We just got word from a trusted source that Google has started to build a new branch of code - called GRI17 (Gingerbread post-Honeycomb, aka" Ice Cream ") - which aims to bring some new elements found in Android Honeycomb specially designed tablet to the phone. "(Source)
However, now we understand that there will be no Ice Cream for version 2.4. Our source said he believed Viewsonic Ice Cream is the name of version 3.1,.
Latest updates to ViewSonic Europe make ViewPad as one of the first multi-media handsets powered by Google's new operating system.
In addition to the Android os 2.4, Viewsonic ViewPad 4 will support flash 10.1, has a 720p HD video recording, playback, upload, and mini-HDMI output 720p display. There is a camera auto-focus 5-megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.1 and 802.11 b / g / n wireless connectivity. You also will get a screen that includes a large 4.1 inches.