TechDroider: Motorola

Moto G5s Plus Official Android 8.0 Oreo Update is on Its Way

[Update: Looks Fake (Device Name: Moto GS5 Plus) | Also OP at Moto G5s Plus Brazil Facebook group deleted his post.

Motorola is planning to release the latest Android Oreo update to its Moto G5s Plus Smartphone. The company is sending out notifications regarding the availability of Android 8.0 Oreo update to the Moto G5s Plus users. If you own a Moto G5s Plus in Brazil you should have received the notification with an image revealing Motorola's plan.

"We are happy to tell you that your Moto G5s Plus will receive the Official Android 8.0 Oreo Software update soon. Here are a few tips we have prepared for new version of the software"

Android Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android Nougat, such as faster booting, new Settings and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto G5s Plus would also feature the latest May 1st 2018 Security Patch, Stability improvements, and brand new Camera Application.

So, the company is most likely to start Android 8.0 Oreo official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by the end of this month or early June.

After the rollout of Android Oreo for the Moto G5s Plus, Motorola is expected to release the same for the Moto G5s, Moto G5 Plus, and the Moto G5. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Source: Moto G5s Plus Brazil Group Facebook (Deleted)

Motorola is announcing the Moto Z3 Play Early June

Motorola Brazil confirmed via Press Invites that they are indeed going to announce new Motorola Smartphones on June 6. Motorola will be announcing the Moto Z3 Play, as the smartphone recently got certified via different certification websites. Moreover, they've already revealed the Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6, Moto G6 Play and Moto E5 Series back in April.

In terms of specifications, the Moto Z3 Play will be powered with Snapdragon 636 SoC, 4/6GB RAM. It would have a 5.46" FHD+  (2160 x 1080) Max Vision Display, and 3000mAh battery. It will be available in Black, Deep Indigo and Gold Color Options.

As far as the Cameras are concerned,  the Z3 Play is expected to sport 12+12MP rear sensors and 8MP selfie shooter. Just like the Moto G6 Plus, it would feature Portrait mode, Black and White mode, Wide angle Selfie, Blackground Editor, and other cool goodies.

Are you excited for the 2018 Moto Z Phones? Let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


Moto G6 Plus now receiving its first software update

Moto G6 Plus now receiving its first software update
The recently announced Moto G6 Plus is now receiving its first software update with April 2018 Security Patch.

If you own a Moto G6 Plus in Brazil you should have received the over-the-air update notification for April 1, 2018 Android security update. New software update for the Moto X4 brings along Bug fixes and Stability improvements. The new build number is OPW27.113-45.

Note that the Moto G6 Plus still runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. While this update would have been more exciting if it had brought Oreo 8.1, which is already available for the Pixel and Nexus Smartphones.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.


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Moto G6 Plus now receiving its first software update




Moto Z2 Play Gets Oreo Update in Brazil (Updated: India Too!)

Following the Moto Z, and Moto Z Play units picking up Android 8.0 Oreo Software, the update is now live for the Moto Z2 Play.

We've seen the update coming through Moto Z2 Play in Brazil (RETBR) and India (RETIN). It weighs around 1GB and features April 1, 2018 Security patch.

Android 8.0 Oreo update includes new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, and other Oreo goodies.

The stable build is rolling out as OPS27.76-12-25 for the Moto Z2 Play. Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.


If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


Got the latest update? Let us know in comments!

Android P Booted on Motorola Moto Z

After seeing last month's Android P DP1 for Pixel Smartphones that revealed what Google is backing, the developers have been busy getting their takes ready. Developer erfanoabdi has come up with Android P Port for the Motorola Moto Z.

Erfanoabdi has successfully booted up Android 9.0 P Developer Preview on the Moto Z thanks to unofficial Project Treble compatibility. The developer has also shared images showing the  Interface and About Phone Settings section.

He used his script “Capire Le Treble” which allows him to flash a device-specific system image on different devices without a /vendor partition to flash modified Android P DP1 Image from Google Pixel XL (Marlin) onto his Moto Z which was running Official LineageOS 15.1.


XDA notes that Camera, WiFi, Radio and few other things are not working as of now. However, the developer managed to get Moto Mods working. 

There's no information when Android P Port will be available for Moto Z users.



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Moto X4 Picks Up Android 8.1 Oreo in the US

The Moto X4 Android One is now getting Official Android 8.1 Oreo Software Update in the United States (RETUS). Android 8.1 Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android 8.0 Oreo, such as new dark and light themes which changes according to wallpaper, Pixel 2 Launcher, Redesigned Power Menu, new Shutdown and Reboot Animation, Round Statusbar Icons, and Settings. Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Moto X4 also brings the latest April 1st 2018 Security Patch.

The Android 8.1 Oreo update for Android One Moto X4 comes with build no. OPW28.1 and weighs in at around 992.5MB. Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

There's no information when Motorola is going to push Android 8.1 Oreo to the Standard Moto X4(s). We'll let you know once it is available for other variants, Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


Moto G5 Plus/ Moto G5 April 2018 Security Patch Update Info

Moto G5 Plus/ Moto G5 April 2018 Security Patch Update Info
Motorola is now rolling out April 2018 Security Patch for the Moto G5 Plus Smartphones.

The April 2018 security update release notes are also live for the Moto G5 Plus. Motorola mentions that the update only includes Android security patches through April 1st, 2018.

We've seen the update coming through Moto G5 Plus in Europe (RETEU). The stable build is rolling out as NPNS25.137-93-10.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.


If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

April Security Patch Release Notes for the Moto G5 Plus

Moto G5 April Security Patch Release Info

We haven't seen any sign of the April 2018 Security Patch update for the Moto G5.

That said, we'll update the article as soon as we get more information regarding March Security Patch update for the Moto G5. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info

Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info
Motorola is now rolling out April 2018 Security Patch for the Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus Smartphones.

The April 2018 security update release notes are also live for both the Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5s. Motorola mentions that the update only includes Android security patches through April 1st, 2018.

We've seen the update coming through Moto G5s in Brazil (RETBR), and Moto G5s Plus in India (RETIN) and Europe (RETEU). The stable build is rolling out as NPPS26.102-49-8 for the Moto G5s, and NPPS26.116-61-8 for the G5s Plus.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.


If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

April Security Patch Release Notes for the Moto G5s Plus | Moto G5s

That said, we'll update the article as soon as we get more information regarding April 2018 Security Patch update for the Moto G5s Plus/Moto G5s. Kindly let us know if we missed anything! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

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Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info
Moto G5s
Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info
Moto G5s Plus

Download: Moto G6 Plus Official Wallpaper

The recently announced Moto G6 Plus comes with a beautiful design and Max Vision 18:9 Display. If you need to get your hands on the Moto G6 Plus wallpaper, you can grab them straight from the link below. There's only a single exclusive wallpapers from Motorola's latest Smartphone.

Downloadable in 2160 x 2160, the wallpaper won’t only look good on your own smartphone, but will look great on your tablets, too.

To get it on your phone, you can simply save the image from below, or follow the link to a direct download.



Moto X4 Picks Up April 2018 Security Patch in Brazil

Moto X4 Android One and Amazon Prime Picks Up February 2018 Security Patch
The Moto X4 Regular variant is now getting the latest Android security patch, bug fixes, and improvements.

If you own a Moto X4 in Brazil you should have received the over-the-air update notification for April 1, 2018 Android security update. New software update for the Moto X4 brings along Bug fixes and Stability improvements. The new build number is OPWS27.2.2.

Note that the Moto X4 still runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. While this update would have been more exciting if it had brought Oreo 8.1, which is already available for the Pixel and Nexus Smartphones.


Also Read: Android 8.0 on Moto X4: Moto Launcher gets Dark Theme Option

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Screenshots Reddit (u/pertilee


Motorola Moto G6 Play Official Specs


Moto G6 Play Specification
OS And Hardware
OSAndroid OS 8.0 Oreo
Processor1.4 GHz Quad-core CPU
ChipsetSnapdragon 427 (US)/Snapdragon 430(BR)
GPUAdreno 308(US)/505 (BR)
Body
Dimensions155.4 x 72.2 x 9.1 mm
Weight180 g
ColorsDeep Indigo, Flash gray
Dust/Water Resistancep2i
Display
Screen Size5.7" Max Vision
ResolutionHD+
ProtectionGorilla Glass 3
Memory
Internal16GB / 32GB
RAM2GB / 3GB
Camera
Primary13 MP f/2.0
Secondary5MP(US) / 8MP f/2.2(BR)
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.2
NFCNo
SIM cardNano-SIM, Dual-SIM available in certain countries
USBMicro USB
Battery and Power
Type4000 mAh battery
Charging10W Rapid Charging
Status
AnnouncedApril 2018
Price
Brazilian RealR $ 1,099
Expected Indian Price10,999 INR

Motorola Moto G6 Official Specs and Price


Moto G6 Specification
OS And Hardware
OSAndroid OS 8.0 Oreo
Processor1.8 GHz Octa-core CPU
ChipsetSnapdragon 450
GPUAdreno 506
Body
Dimensions153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm
Weight167 g
ColorsDeep Indigo, Blush, Silver, Black
Dust/Water Resistancep2i
Display
Screen Size5.7" Max Vision
ResolutionFHD+
ProtectionGorilla Glass 3
Memory
Internal32GB / 64GB
RAM3GB / 4GB
Camera
Primary12MP+5MP f/1.8+ f/2.2 (1.4um) (EIS)
Secondary8MP f/2.2
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.2
NFCNo
SIM cardNano-SIM, Dual-SIM available in certain countries
USBUSB C
Battery and Power
Type3000 mAh battery
ChargingTurbo Charging
Status
AnnouncedApril 2018
Price
Brazilian RealR $ 1,299
Expected Indian Price13,999 INR

Motorola Moto G6 Plus Official Specs


Moto G6 Plus Specification
OS And Hardware
OSAndroid OS 8.0 Oreo
ProcessorOcta-core CPU
ChipsetSnapdragon 630
GPUAdreno 508 GPU
Body
Dimensions160 x 75.5 x 8.0mm
Weight167g
ColorsDeep Indigo, Nimbus
Dust/Water Resistancep2i
Display
Screen Size5.93
ResolutionFHD+
ProtectionGorilla Glass 3
Memory
Internal64GB
RAM4GB / 6GB
Camera
Primary12MP+5MP (78º + 79º) f/1.7+ f/2.2 (1.4um) (EIS)
Secondary8MP
Connectivity
Bluetooth5.0
NFCYes
SIM cardNano-SIM, Dual-SIM available in certain countries
USBUSB C
Battery and Power
Type3200 mAh battery
ChargingTurbo Charging
Status
AnnouncedApril 2018
Price
Brazilian RealR $ 1,599
Expected Indian Price15,999 INR

Motorola is Announcing the Moto G6 and Moto E5 Family, Watch the Event Live Here!

The Moto G6 and Moto E5  will be officially announced in India today during a live streamed event at 10:00 AM BRT. Motorola will show off the new 2018 Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, and Moto E5 Smartphones, tell us the new features.

During this Livestream, we are sort of expecting to see the price of the new devices and Launch day offers. You can watch out the live event here:


In terms of specifications, the Moto G6 Plus will be powered with Snapdragon 630 SoC, 4/6GB RAM. It would have a 5.93" FHD+ Display, and 3250mAh battery. It will be available in Silver, Gold, White, Blue and Cyan Color Options.

The Moto G6 Play would feature a Snapdragon 430 chipset, 5.7" HD+ Display, 4000mAh battery 13MP Rear Camera, and Rear Facing Fingerprint Sensor, while the Moto G6 gets a 5.7" FHD Display, Snapdragon 450 CPU and 3,000mAh battery.

Which one would you buy? Let us know in the below comment section!


Moto Z Play Joins the Oreo Update Party

Moto Z Play Joins the Oreo Update Party
Following the Moto Z 2016 units picking up Android 8.0 Oreo Software, the update is now live for the Moto Z Play.

We've seen the update coming through Moto Z Play in India (RETIN), Other Asian markets (RETAPAC), China (RETCN), and few other countries. It weighs around 1150.3MB and features April 1, 2018 Security patch.

Android 8.0 Oreo update includes new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, and other Oreo goodies.

The stable build is rolling out as OPN27.76-12-22 for the Moto Z Play. Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE. 

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Got the latest update? Let us know in comments!

Screenshots (Thanks Yash)

 

And Finally, the Moto Z is Getting Oreo

The Motorola Moto Z is now receiving its Official Oreo update. We've seen the update coming through 2016 Moto Z in India (RETIN), Other Asian markets (RETAPAC), China (RETCN), Mexico, Canada (BWACA, RCICA), and few other markets. It weighs around 1GB and features March 1, 2018 Security patch.

Android 8.0 Oreo update includes new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, and other Oreo goodies.

The stable build is rolling out as OPL27.76-51 for the Moto Z. Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE. 


If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Got the latest update? Let us know in comments!

Screenshots: Bhavik Parmar (Facebook) | Michael Gerard Hernandez

 

Release Notes: Moto Z Android 8.0 Oreo

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Picks Up March 2018 Security Patch

Moto G5 and G5 Plus has picked up a new software update that introduces the March 2018 security patch.

If you own a Moto G5 Plus or it's little brother Moto G5 in India and Brazil you should have received the over-the-air update notification for March 1st, 2018 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software version (NPNS25.137-92-8).

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.


If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.



Motorola to begin rolling out the Android Oreo Update to Moto Z and Moto Z Force in a few weeks

Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force owners can expect to see the Android 8.0 Oreo begin its official rollout for their devices in a few weeks.

Motorola is sending out notifications regarding the availability of Android 8.0 Oreo update to the Moto Z/Droid and Moto Z Force/Droid users. If you own a Moto Z or Z Force you should have received the notification with an image revealing Motorola's plan.

We're planning an Android 8.0 Oreo update for your device... It may take a while, so check back in a few weeks!

Android 8.0 Oreo update include new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update. The Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto Smartphones may also bring new Moto Key application that let's you securely save passwords, Moto Alexa, and new Moto Live Stream.

Motorola has already started testing Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto Z, Moto Z Force Moto Z Play, and Moto Z2 Play. It seems that the Moto Z and Z Force will be the first among the above to get Android Oreo. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Thanks Leif, and Alex!

Moto Z2 Play Android 8.0 Oreo Update is on Its Way

Moto Z2 Play Android 8.0 Oreo Update is on Its Way
Motorola is planning to release the latest Android Oreo update to its Moto Z2 Play Smartphone. Final Android 8.0 Oreo update Release Notes for the Moto Z2 Play are now live.

Android Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android Nougat, such as faster booting, new Settings and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto Z2 Play would also feature the latest April 1st 2018 Security Patch, Stability improvements, and brand new Camera Application.

So, the company is most likely to start Android 8.0 Oreo official rollout for the Moto Z2 Play by the end of this month or early May. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


INTRODUCTION

Motorola is excited to announce a new software update for moto z2 play by Motorola. This update brings important improvements to your phone.

For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mymotoz.

NOTE: You cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update.

ENHANCEMENTS


This update introduces changes including the following:
  • Android™ 8.0 Oreo™ : Many enhancements including new multitasking features, more efficient notification controls and improved data saver and battery features.
  • Android security: Includes the updates of Android security patches through April 1st, 2018.
  • Stability improvements: Includes changes that fix bugs and improve the stability of your phone.


Motorola Brazil is announcing the Moto G6 Phones on April 19

Motorola Brazil confirmed via Press Invites that they are indeed going to announce new 2018 Motorola Smartphones on April 19. Motorola will be announcing the Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6, Moto G6 Play and Moto E5 Series at the event, as all these smartphones recently got certified via different certification websites.

In terms of specifications, the Moto G6 Plus will be powered with Snapdragon 630 SoC, 4/6GB RAM. It would have a 5.93" FHD+ Display, and 3250mAh battery. It will be available in Silver, Gold, White, Blue and Cyan Color Options.

The Moto G6 Play would feature a Snapdragon 430 chipset, 5.7" HD+ Display, 4000mAh battery 13MP Rear Camera, and Rear Facing Fingerprint Sensor, while the Moto G6 gets a 5.7" FHD Display, Snapdragon 450 CPU and 3,000mAh battery.

Are you excited for the 2018 Motorola Phones? Let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.
Motorola Brazil is announcing the Moto G6 Plus on April 19

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