Motorola Moto G Starts Receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update in India

By Vivek

Motorola which launched its latest and cost efficient smartphone Moto G in the Indian market earlier this month, has now started rolling out the Android KitKat update to the same device.

Motorola Moto G Starts Receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update in India


The company during the launch event in India had, in fact promised to release the update within the couple of weeks. The Moto G Dual SIM variant was initially launched running on Android version 4.3 Jelly Bean. The Android 4.4.2 update was first released for the single SIM US variant, back in December and soon it started rolling out in Europe. It rolled out for the Dual SIM variant in Malaysia and Taiwan earlier this month. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat over-the-air OTA update for the dual SIM variant weighs 230.7 MB. So using WiFi would be a better option.

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This most desired update among the Android users will bring couple of new features in the smartphone. Among all, Android 4.4, KitKat brings enhancements such as restyled status and navigation bars, a new full-screen mode, color emoji support, improved closed captioning support, stronger security, smarter power use, and more tools and capabilities for better app development.

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Users will also see a new phone dialer with the ability to look up contacts directly from the dial pad, see and tap frequent contacts, and search your corporate directory easily.

The are some changes also in the camera features like the locked exposure during Panorama capture, additional language support, Manual control of focus and exposure.

Other changes include gallery with new photo editing options including new filter effects, draw on your photos, advanced cropping, and adjustments to color, exposure, contrast and more. Printing documents and pictures will also come handy as it will support for printing photos, Google Docs, GMail messages, and other content via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and hosted services like Google Cloud Print and HP ePrinters.


Also a major change can be observed in Hangouts which now features SMS/MMS support. Moreover Hangouts can be set as the default SMS app under Settings > Wireless > Default SMS app.

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