Well, Moto X Play owners there is some good news for you. While Moto India has already confirmed that Moto X Play would be updated to Nougat, the smartphone has reportedly started receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat. However, the update has been rolled out in Brazil as we write this.
A Twitter user has spotted the update in the Moto X Play forum, and the news was first reported by The Android Soul. In any case, now that the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update seems to have started rolling out in Brazil, Moto X Play (review) units in India should also be getting the update in the coming days. Better check your notification panel once in a while.
Users should receive a notification for the update. If not, then they can always go to Settings > About Phone > System updates to check for availability manually. If the update is available then they can download and install the same.
In any case, Moto X Play users will now be able to experience Android 7.1.1 Nougat hands-on. Besides, the update will bring features like split screen mode, better battery life, new emojis that reflect gender equality and support for GIF images directly from the keyboard on supported apps. The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update also brings app shortcuts which will allow users to launch actions on any apps by simply long pressing the app icon. And there's more.
Apart from the OS upgrade, the update will most probably bring the latest security patch to the device as well. So with the new security patch, the handset will be safe and secure from malicious attacks.
Notably, the company has also announced the list of smartphones that will be getting the latest version of Android that is Oreo. Motorola has said that the update will basically be rolled out starting in fall. Besides, you can check the list here.
Meanwhile, if you have got the update then you can let us know in the comments what changes you have noticed.