Soak test for the Motorola Moto X Pure means that an update to Android Nougat is coming soon

Soak test for the Motorola Moto X Pure means that an update to Android Nougat is coming soon
Some owners of 2015's Motorola Moto X Pure Edition are starting to receive notification about a soak test that is being held before the phone is updated to Android 7.0 or Android 7.1. With the soak test, a small number of Moto X Pure Edition units, registered with the Motorola Feedback Network, receive the update. Tests are conducted to make sure that everything is working smoothly. If there is a problem, only a small number of handsets are affected, which is the reason for doing a soak test in the first place.

Back in December, the Moto X Pure Edition was spotted on GFXBench with Android 7.1.1 running the show. That doesn't necessarily mean that the upcoming update will be bringing the Android 7.1 build to the handset. Regardless of which build is indeed coming to the phone, when the notification arrives alerting you that the update has landed on your unit, you should make sure that you're connected to a Wi-Fi network before you install the new files. You should also make sure that your battery is fully charged before continuing the process of updating the phone.

The update will add MultiWindow allowing two apps to run together side-by-side. You can reply to texts, emails and social media messages directly from the Notifications shade, and Quick Settings can be customized. An enhanced version of Doze makes sure that when the phone is not being used, apps are no longer running in the background. And Unicode 9.0 make sure that the latest emoji are available on the Moto X Pure Edition.


Keep your eyes peeked for the notification telling you that Android Nougat has been downloaded and is ready to be installed on your phone.


source: AndroidPolice

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Moto X Pure Edition (2015)
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat

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