The Samsung Unpacked Event was scheduled to take place on the 11th of October 2011. Along with the Samsung Galaxy Prime, Google was set to officially unveil their latest firmware update, Android Ice Cream Sandwich. However, spokespersons from both Samsung and Google had revealed that the launch date of the product and the OS was pushed back to pay respect to the passing of Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs.

Official launch on the 18th of October

Official launch on the 18th of October

When Samsung and Google made the announcement about the delay of the event, no word was given as to when the launch would take place. According to a report by Engadget, Samsung has confirmed that the official debut of Ice Cream Sandwich will take place at an event scheduled for the 19th of October 2011. There is also confirmation of the hardware launch in the form of the Galaxy Nexus, so at the event we will see new hardware as well as software. The event will takes place in Hong Kong and as the leaked promotional video from Samsung suggests – ‘Something BIG is coming.’

Let us know your reactions about the official unveiling of Android Ice Cream Sandwich and also your thoughts on the ‘BIG’ thing from Samsung in the comments below. To know about the Galaxy Nexus, click here.

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