Android 4.4.2 KitKat update starts rolling out for Motorola Moto Gby Sushant Bhosale December 23, 2013 0 comments
When Motorola launched its budget-friendly Moto G a month ago, users expected it to have Android Kitkat OS but it didn’t. However, the device will now be available with the Google’s latest Android OS. The company announced that its rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to some of the handsets already. The update comes ahead of schedule as earlier it was expected for next year.
Moto G purchased from Motorola’s website or Amazon in the U.S. will start getting the update immediately whereas other carriers are expected to get it soon. Eligible users can update the OS manually by going to Settings > About phone > System updates > Download.
Key features with KitKat OS update:
- Enhanced touch-less control to perform tasks without actually having to unlock the device
- Improved Active Display that features notifications even when the display is off
- Updated camera features- drag-to-focus, manual exposure capabilities, exposure lock for panoramic shots and more
- Added support for printing photos, Google Docs, Gmail messages and other hosted services
- New version of Google Hangouts
- Broader accessory support
- Restyled status and navigation bars
- Improved phone dialer
Moto G sports a 4.5-inch display (720x1280p resolution) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor and 1GB RAM. The device comes with 8GB built-in storage. There’s a 5MP rear snapper that supports HD video recording and 1.2MP front camera. All of this is packed with 1950mAh battery capacity.