Android 5.0 Lollipop soak test for the original Moto G starting today

Android 5.0 Lollipop soak test for the original Moto G starting today
Whether because it was until recently a part of Google, or because it is bent on being good with customers, Motorola proved that it will be at the forefront of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update scheme. We've already seen the second generation Moto X running Lollipop, as well as the new Moto G, but what about the blockbuster entry level handset of last year, the original Moto G?

Well, with that one Motorola might be starting the Android 5.0 soak test as soon as today, very shortly after the source code was released, meaning that not only the flagships or this year's phone editions will receive a promptly update, but the second-tier handsets in the portfolio as well. OF course, it helps that those run some unadulterated Android versions as well, and aren't marred by heavy manufacturer overlays like the Samsung, LG or Sony stuff, for instance.

source: GadgetzArena

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Moto G
  • Display 4.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 2070 mAh



1. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

OMG. Maybe my 2013 Moto X will get it within a week!!!

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Probably before November ends. I think the reason the original Moto G got it so quick was because it and the 2014 edition have nearly identical hardware, which makes it easier to port over.

2. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

omg, My Nexus 5 is still on kitkat. I am waiting for the official ota lollipop.

7. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

Me too.

4. Rager722 unregistered

What does "soak test" mean?

5. vincelongman

Posts: 5720; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Basically a limited release of the final OS, so incase there's bugs it doesn't affect as much people

8. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 968; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

"Soak testing" involves testing a system up to or above its maximum ratings for a long period of time. "Beta testing" is external user acceptance testing, where subjects use the software under normal use and report bugs, failures, and performance. These are 2 COMPLETELY different terms, and PA needs to stop confusing the 2.

6. bob_monkeywarts unregistered


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