If you happen to own the Lenovo IdeaPad K1, then you would be pleased to know that Lenovo has already released the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich update for this particular tablet. Just what is different from Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich compared to the factory-installed Honeycomb 3.1 release and its subsequent OTA (Over The Air) updates? For starters, this particular update will not come with Lenovo customizations including the launcher, pre-installed Apps or an App store, and neither will it feature such underlying framework. In fact, you should take note that installing this Ice Cream Sandwich update would require having you kiss goodbye to all your system data, including all factory Apps and other customer installed applications, music, pictures, and personal files.
Generally, this version of the Ice Cream Sandwich update does not come recommended for the casual or mainstream user who has yet to fully grasp the ins and outs of Android. It is said that th source code for Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Lenovo IdeaPad K1 will be released to the developer community soon, and there does not seem to have the possibility of future OTA updates arriving for this tablet.