Android 8.1 Oreo finally arrives for the Moto G4 Plus in the U.S.

It took longer than anyone would have expected, but it looks like the Moto G4 Plus is finally getting that promised Android 8 Oreo update, at least in the United States.
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6 Comments

1. antroid

Posts: 386; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

Congrats, Motorola became even slower in updates than Samsung

2. kennybenny

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 10, 2017

It is inexcusable to update a phone with a close to 1.5 year old OS when we are just around the corner of an Android Q developer preview. This is the reason why my 1st gen Moto G is the first and last Moto phone I buy despite having a good experience......... Nokia has done the right thing by not excluding certain phone series for software updates. For example, Moto E series don't or rarely receive big updates because they are "cheap". Look at Nokia, even the cheapest Nokia 1 will receive Pie and possibly Android Q (Go Edition) This is the reason why I am considering Nokia as my next phone!

4. blingblingthing

Posts: 943; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

I agree. With the sort of hardware phones are packing, OS updates shouldn't be this hard.

3. p51d007

Posts: 702; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

LOL, OREO? Q comes out in what, 6 months, and the G4 is almost 2 OS updates behind? Are they getting security patches at least?

5. MuddyCow

Posts: 90; Member since: Oct 09, 2014

My old dual SIM Moto G4 (no Plus) is still on May/18 security patch lol.

6. Danielx64

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 27, 2019

When will Australia get the update?
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