HTC has announced that a software update for the HTC Desire S and HTC Desire HD is currently being rolled out to phones in the UK. No, the phones are not being updated to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), but they are getting a new version of HTC Sense. The software update will bring Sense 3.0 to the two Android devices which will allow users to enjoy the new 3D carosel, enhanced unlock screen, new widgets and settings controls directly from the notification bar – features which were first introduced with the HTC Sensation.

The HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S just learned some great new tricks. Share what’s on your mind and take that great shot even faster with Sense 3.0’s lock screen shortcuts. Rolling out to handsets across the UK starting today. HTC

For now, only unlocked HTC phones in the UK will be receiving the update, but we suspect HTC is working to push out HTC Sense 3.0 to carrier branded phones in the rest of Europe and their U.S. cousins (AT&T’s HTC Inspire 4G and the Verizon DORID Incredible2) as well.

How many of you enjoy would gladly trade your HTC Sense 2.x experience for Sense 3.0?

UPDATE: We’re hearing that this is the same update that hit the HTC Desire S a little over a month ago which also updates the phone to Android 2.3.5. This means we should see this update hit other HTC phones within the next month or two.

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