Motorola has been known for being among the first to roll out updates to the latest version of Android operating system for its smartphones. After rolling out update of Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Moto G (3rd Gen), Moto X Play and Moto G Turbo Edition, and now its turn for the Moto G.
The company has now started rolling out update for the older Moto G (2nd Generation). The smartphone had received Android 5.0 Lollipop update back in January last year. It is getting next update after over a year.
Some of the reports suggests that Motorola had started rolling out the update a couple of weeks after it started soak testing the update in India and Brazil. It looks like no major issues were encountered during the testing period as the update is now rolling out to general population.
The Android 6.0’s update comes with improvements and added features like granular app permissions, app standby and doze mode, Direct Share, Now on Tap, and the ability to adopt SD cards as internal storage, etc.
The update will remove Motorola Migrate and Motorola Alert applications, and will improve Motorola Assist app. For complete details of the features and improvements with the latest update, head over to the update’s official release notes page (link).
The update is rolling out over-the-air to everyone, but it is likely go gradually in batches. If you are using this smartphone, check for the update in your phone’s settings and if the update is not yet available for you, be patient, it’ll show up.
Recently, it was revealed that Android Marshmallow has finally entrenched itself on a total of 1% of Android devices, several months after its release. Over five months after Google first rolled it out Android 6.0 via the new Nexus devices, it has been installed upon merely 1.2 percent of devices.