Some U.S. Motorola Moto G models are receiving Android 4.4.2 starting today

Some U.S. Motorola Moto G models are receiving Android 4.4.2 starting today
Motorola announced on Thursday, that it has started sending out the Android 4.4.2 update to the Motorola Moto G. The handsets receiving the latest build of Android today, are those which were purchased from Motorola.com or Amazon.com in the U.S. The update will allow Moto G users to print emails and photos from the phone.

The update will also bring newly designed status and navigation bars, a full-screen mode, support for color emojis, improved closed captioning, enhanced security, smarter power use and more. The new dialer will allow you to look up contacts directly from the dialing pad or tap frequent contacts to make a call. The update to Android 4.4.2 improves the camera and offers the same enhanced "touch-to-focus" that the Motorola Moto X now features. The update automatically improves the photographs taken with manual settings using the Moto G's rear camera. Improvements will be also found in the gallery.

Motorola said that the Android 4.4.2 update for the Motorola Moto G will soon be available from other carriers and will shortly be rolling out in other regions.


source: Motorola (1), (2)

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Moto G
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB,
  • Battery 2070 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop

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14 Comments

14. sunilh121

Posts: 11; Member since: Nov 26, 2013

can not wait until it get out in the UK because my notication light is not working :(

9. techguyone

Posts: 214; Member since: May 18, 2013

Hey Mxy look, Motorola updating their phones *shock horror* Perhaps as a new years resolution you might like to bury your grievances with motorola and accept that they've moved on from the issues you experienced in the past hmm?

11. Mxyzptlk unregistered

This proves nothing

12. md227a

Posts: 230; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Actually it does. With this update to the moto G and the update to the Moto Xand pending release for the droid line up, Motorola will have updated their entire 2013 line up to kitkat in under two months. Other OEM's have not even started updates. (Less HTC Dev edition one) So I say that is proving something.

4. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

The Moto G is a great deal at $179 off contract and with an upgrade to 4.4.2 it's icing on the cake

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

More like icing on the kitkat

6. g2a5b0e unregistered

You're about as funny as cancer.

7. lunchmeat78

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 20, 2013

Damn...That escalated rather quickly. Lol

8. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Oh, lay off him. He wasn't saying anything out of line. If Mxy DOES say something out of line, then we'll talk.

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You sound butthurt

13. g2a5b0e unregistered

Please explain to me what I could possibly be "butthurt" about. Anyone who reads any of your posts knows that you're the true king of anal pain.

3. geniusjatt

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

No love for Canadian Moto x Motorola -(

2. papss unregistered

Its pretty awesome that the g is getting this update this quickly but id be disappointed if it werent that fast considering the relationship they have with google.

1. JojoGo101

Posts: 211; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

This is great. I just love this phone. I want it. So long, Nexus 4! (Just joking)

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