If you’ll recall, the first-gen Motorola Moto G handset had received the Google Play Edition treatment after it was unveiled. It’s that variant which is currently being treated to the Android 5.1 Lollipop software that is being doled out to it in the form of an OTA download.
The upgraded build is named LMY47M, and weighs in at just 171MB. If you haven’t received a notification to download it as yet, don’t be alarmed, as it usually takes days or even weeks for such rollouts to come into effect on a global basis. But you can rest assured that your Moto G Google Play Edition will get its Android 5.1 update soon.
This newest version of the Lollipop OS kicks in several bug fixes, and it moreover, also offers native dual SIM compatibility, HD Voice support and a cool anti-theft measure. A number of other small user-requested changes have been included in this Moto G upgrade as well.
The Google Play edition of this Motorola smartphone bears the same hardware components as those of its basic model. These include a 4.5-inch HD display, a quad core Snapdragon 400 processor, a 5MP rear camera, a 1.3MP front snapper and a 2070mAh battery.
Here’s a neat look at the specs of the Motorola Moto G Google Play Edition:
Display: 4.5-inch, 720p HD with Gorilla Glass 3
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop (Upgradable to 5.1)
Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB/16GB storage (not expandable)
CPU: 1.2GHz quad core Snapdragon 400
GPU: Adreno 305
Camera: 5MP rear, 1.3MP front
Battery: 2070mAh Li-ion
Dimensions: 129.9mm x 65.9mm x 11.6mm
Weight: 143 grams
Like we said, don’t be surprised if the Android 5.1 update for the original Motorola Moto G’s Google Play Edition takes some time to arrive on your device, as it’s a global rollout that usually faces delays.