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" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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6 Comments

1. tuminatr

Posts: 1120; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

I had a X Pure it was a great phone

2. Derass

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 06, 2015

Wish Motorola still made their phones with dual speakers. Fingerprint scanner can go on the back like everyone else is doing.

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I agree. The Pure was a great phone. Sucks that they abandoned the design for the Z line of phones.

5. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Dual speakers weren't really the norm on Moto X phones. 2013 had the rear speaker, 2014 had the bottom piece as the speaker but the top part was only the earpiece with hacks not working all too well, the Moto X after that was the same in that only one speaker was used for media. They were loud and were front facing (barring the 2013 version) but they weren't stereo. You guys are mistaking the Moto X for the Moto G which did in fact have a model with dual front facing speakers.

4. Mr.mobile

Posts: 130; Member since: Mar 09, 2017

Still no android N shame on you moto

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