Archos G9 owners have been given a special treat by the company: an upgrade Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich on Friday.

"Starting today, the over-the-air (OTA) upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to G9 owners worldwide," the company told Pocket-lint.

"Just look for the notification 'A' in the lower right-hand corner of your device – click it, download it and begin your Ice Cream Sandwich experience." 

Archos has also managed to add full 1080p support for most video codecs, movies and TV shows description and subtitles automatic download, wireless content sharing between your device and any computer or DNLA-compatible TV and 3D video support for MKV3D files.

Additional features include an optimised File Manager with full drag and drop support, Ethernet USB dongle support and the Archos remote control application that allows your tablet to be controlled by any Android device.