Motorola rolls out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Moto G (3rd Gen)

Moto G (3rd Gen) Android 6.0.1

Motorola has begun beaming out the upgrade to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Moto G (3rd Gen) in India. It comes just over a week after the Moto X Play started getting the OTA update to the latest version of the OS.

To recall, users of the Moto G (3rd Gen) got upgraded to Marshmallow in January this year. Android 6.0.1 doesn’t usher in any radical new changes, but is a welcome update for those who like to have the latest version of the software. Consumers can look forward to receiving Google’s newest March security patch in the update and a number of stability improvements.

They will also obtain support for Unicode 8.0 emoji and a new camera shutter tone switch. The latter feature allows owners of the Moto G (3rd Gen) to on or off the shutter sound the camera makes when clicking a snap. Furthermore, the upgrade holds the version number v24.61.55 and weighs in at 371.4MB.

A rapid summary of the top specifications of the Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen):

– Display: 5-inch, 720 x 1280p
– OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, upgradable to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
– CPU: quad-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon 410
– Memory: 8GB or 16GB, expandable till 32GB
– RAM: 1GB or 2GB
– Battery: 2470mAh
– Camera: 13MP rear, 5MP front
– Weight: 155g
– Dimensions: 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6mm
– Connectivity: dual-SIM, microUSB 2.0, 4G, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Bluetooth

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Motorola is probably sending out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Moto G (3rd Gen) in phases across India. To manually check if you’ve gotten it, head over to Settings , choose About Phone, and finally tap System Updates. The handset is currently selling for Rs 1000 cheaper at Rs 9999 over at Amazon which is hosting a Mega Mobile Sale till March 31.