Moto G4 Play which is a slightly affordable member of the Moto G series will receive Android Nougat update. According to a report by Android Authority, a Lenovo official has confirmed that ‘Consumers will start to see Android Nougat on Moto G4 Play in June’. This is a welcome news as not a lot of smartphones in that price range run on Android 7.0 Nougat.
Recently, Motorola also confirmed Android Nougat 7.1.1 rollout for its Moto Z Play smartphone. The device is currently priced at Rs 24,999 and was originally launched with Android Marshmallow out-of-the-box. Meanwhile, Moto Moto G4 Plus has also spotted with Android 7.1.1 Nougat so a new Nougat update for Moto G4 Plus might also be on cards.
To recall, Moto G4 Play was launched back in September 2016 for Rs 8,999, however, the device is now available for Rs 7,999 on Amazon India. For the specs, Motorola Moto G4 Play features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with water repellent nano-coating. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor, which is clubbed with Adreno 306 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory, and has an optional expandable memory slot of 128GB capacity. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and is packed with a 2800 mAh battery.
In the camera department, the device sports an 8-megapixel shooter with LED flashlight on its back and a 5-megapixel selfie camera in the front. The rear camera has f/2.2 aperture, Tap (anywhere) to capture, 4X digital zoom, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Drag to focus & exposure, and 1080p HD video (30 fps) recording features. Further, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/A-GPS, Accelerometer, Proximity and Ambient Light sensors. The handset measures 144.4 x 72 x 8.95-9.9 mm and weighs around 137 grams.