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A pair of lucky Verizon customers have Android 4.4.2 on their Motorola Moto X

0. phoneArena 21 Jan 2014, 01:31 posted on

Verizon customers are taught to keep their expectations at the absolute lowest possible when it comes to software and firmware updates. And while the Motorola Moto X branded with the Verizon name did receive the Android 4.4 update in November, well, the stock Android Nexus and Google Play editions are already updated to Android 4.4.2. Surely a little honey could be sent to Verizon owners...

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posted on 21 Jan 2014, 02:14 1

1. o0Exia0o (Posts: 317; Member since: 01 Feb 2013)


Hopefuly this comes to the Droids soon as well. Kitkat has been a killer on the battery life of my Droid Mini :(

posted on 21 Jan 2014, 02:26

2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5530; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


+1 on battery drain from KK. That was likely the reason for suspending the update to KK.

posted on 21 Jan 2014, 02:57

3. o0Exia0o (Posts: 317; Member since: 01 Feb 2013)


I dont thank that it was the reason for suspending the update. The reason I say that is the fact that even after they restarted pushing the update to phones again it was still the same update numbers. The reason that the update was suspended was because it was bricking soo many phones. I do wish that they would fix KK, I mean wasnt one of the big selling points for it the fact that it was less CPU/GPU intensive and therefore would render better battery life? Yet I have lost a whole days worth of battery life on my phone at this point and I dont use it any more than I used to, in fact I use it less now than I did. It just makes me angry, wish I could go back to 4.2.2 but alas.

posted on 21 Jan 2014, 03:02

4. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3876; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


For real. Up to 30% battery drain on my Droid Mini from "Android OS". On 4.2.2, I could get up to 18 hours of use from my Mini, now I'm lucky to get 7 or 8 by barely using it at all; hopefully 4.4.2 will fix this.

posted on 21 Jan 2014, 11:47

7. JerryTime (Posts: 468; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)


Yeah mine has gone down a little on my Ultra especially on LTE. I haven't really noticed much of a change on WIfi though.

Other than that I love Kit Kat and use my emojis constantly.

posted on 21 Jan 2014, 08:31

5. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5530; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Anyone experiencing frequent crashes of Chrome with 4.4? With 4.2.2, Chrome was rock solid. With 4.4, I am seeing Chrome crash daily. Sometimes, it crashes multiple times during the day. :-( I also wish I could go back to 4.2.2

posted on 21 Jan 2014, 08:40

6. structureman116 (Posts: 135; Member since: 14 Sep 2010)


I haven't had any issues with battery drain on my Mini! KK has been running pretty flawlessly on mine.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:18

8. Techboi (Posts: 84; Member since: 20 Sep 2012)


I have the moto x and I just started experiencing Chrome crashing. Battery life feels the same tho.

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