Moto G soon to get Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Motorola is set to release Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the first generation Moto G in India.

The company has updated its ‘Motorola Update Services’ app in Google Play ahead of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the first-generation Moto G.

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Android OS reports that the company has started sending Android 5.0 Lollipop ‘soak test’ invites to members of the Moto Feedback Network using a first-generation Moto G.

The company has also updated its OTA update service app. The app update to the over-the-air (OTA) installer will enable a future upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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In October, Motorola announced the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Moto G alongside other devices including Moto X, Moto G 4G LTE, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini smartphones.

In November, Motorola officially announced the OTA rollout of the latest Android update for the Moto G (Gen 2) and Moto X (Gen 2) smartphones.

Moto G was launched in March this year at a price of Rs. 12,499. The smartphone had impacted the sales of Micromax, Karbonn and Lava smartphones.

Moto G got tough competition from Xiaomi Mi 3 and Asus Zenfone 5. The 8GB variant was sold out soon after Motorola cut the prices of both variants of Moto G by Rs 2,000 in July.

In October, Lenovo completed the $2.91 billion Motorola Mobility deal with Google. By acquiring the loss making Motorola Mobility, Lenovo became the third largest smartphone vendor.

Lenovo said the acquisition of the Motorola brand and smartphones like Moto X, Moto G, Moto E and the DROID series, as well as the future Motorola product roadmap, positions Lenovo as the world’s third largest maker of smartphones.

 

Vishal Kawadkar

editor@gizmolead.com

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