Why HTC dropped Ice Cream Sandwich for HTC Desire HD

For more background, due to how on the HTC Desire HD is partitioned – and the larger size of 4.0 – it would require re-partitioning device storage and overwriting user in order to install this update. While technically advanced users might find this solution acceptable, the majority of customers would not. We also considered ways to reduce the overall size of the package, but this would impact and functionality that customers are currently using. Even after installing the update, there were other technical limitations which we felt negatively impacted the user experience.

Why HTC dropped Ice Cream Sandwich for HTC Desire HD.