The Motorola Moto G series which comprises of the first and second generation smartphones has started receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop in India. This makes both smartphones amongst the very few low-cost options on the market to get treated to the latest flavors from Google.
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard that the Motorola Moto G is getting Android Lollipop in India. We’ve already reported before that both 2013 and 2014 models have already been treated to the new firmware. However, that appears to be limited to those who signed up for the soak test. Well, now everyone is going to get the new enhancements in the next few days.
The Motorola India Twitter account has revealed that the latest OS is rolling out in phases and it also highlights that you’ll receive it via an OTA update. The improvements being introduced for the two handsets are pretty much identical since the phone have similar hardware.
Along with the Material Design enhancements in the UI, you’ll also get the new notifications interface along with alerts on the lockscreen. There’s Ambient Display support integrated as well, and the new recent apps menu is also accessible.
Here’s a quick look at what the Motorola Moto G 2013/2014 offer in specs:
– 4.5-inch/5-inch 720p HD IPS display
– 1GB RAM
– 8GB or 16GB (non-expandable)/ 16GB (expandable) storage
– 1.2GHz quad core Snapdragon 400 processor
– Dual SIM support w/ HSPA+
– 5MP front, 1.3MP rear/2MP front, 8MP rear cameras
– 2070mAh battery