Soak test invites for Verizon's Motorola Moto X are out
0. phoneArena 16 Oct 2013, 00:21 posted on
Motorola is known for its soak tests; the wholly owned Google subsidiary will test a software update on a small number of handsets belonging to a particular model before deciding whether to allow the update to be made available for all of the handsets produced of this model. By doing this, Motorola can see if there are any problems with an update that could lead to widespread bricking of a large number of phones...
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8. g2a5b0e (Posts: 1788; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
Yeah, but it's still not 4.3. Remember your prediction that the Moto X would get 4.3 within 3 weeks of release? It's been almost 2 months & I still haven't heard anything officially. Hate to say I told you so, but...
10. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
I'd rather have 4.2 with the improved camera software than worry about 4.3. With 4.4 just around the corner, can't we just skip right to it?
11. g2a5b0e (Posts: 1788; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
Your comment makes no sense. 4.3 will have everything that 4.2 has plus more. It's not like you lose the improved camera software with the upgrade.
12. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
I was merely suggesting that I don't need 4.3; I just need the camera upgrade. Some Android fans seem to clamor for the next numerical upgrade without regard for what improvements it might bring.
15. sprockkets (Posts: 845; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)
4.3 is worth skipping. No end user would ever notice the difference btw 4.3 and 4.2.
2. Sniggly (Posts: 6400; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
I will note, though, that this is a little quicker than Verizon's usual bullcrap delays.
3. PapaSmurf (Posts: 5797; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Three week delay for a soak test lol. Verizon loves updates.
4. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3495; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
First the Moto X, then the Droids. Let's go Moto.
5. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 2740; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
I think this could be a lot faster. Feels like Motorola is already dropping the ball.
7. PapaSmurf (Posts: 5797; Member since: 14 May 2012)
How? Motorola pushed the update to the unlocked version (T-Mobile) two or three weeks ago. This is Verizon with their "testing" phase.
9. Sniggly (Posts: 6400; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Does it even matter if I point out that every other carrier got this update at least a week ago, and that this update only took a month after launch to come out to begin with?
You know and I know that this is Verizon's fault, not Motorola's.
13. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3495; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
This is obviously Verizon's fault. I don't see your logic.
14. sprockkets (Posts: 845; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)
If only we could drop a ball on your balls...
6. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5470; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
the new Motorola is on the ball with pushing updates. ;D