Motorola has announced Android Pie update for its 8 Moto smartphones. As per the company’s official blog post, Motorola has confirmed that it will be rolling out the update to its smartphones starting this fall but it comes without any specific time-frame.
Motorola yesterday posted a blog saying “Baked For You: Android Pie Is Coming To Motorola”. These eight Moto phones will be getting the Android 9 Pie update – Moto Z3, Z3 Play, Z2 Force Edition, Z2 Play, X4, G6, G6 Plus, and G6 Play.
|Moto Z3||Moto Z3 Play||Z2 Force Edition||Z2 Play|
|Display||6.01-inch Full HD+||6-inch Super AMOLED||5.5-inch Quad HD POLED||5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835||Qualcomm Snapdragon 626|
|Camera||12MP+12MP Rear, 8MP Front||12MP+5MP Rear, 8MP Front||12MP+12MP Rear, 5MP Front||12MP + 8MP|
|Memory||4GB + 64GB||4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB||6GB + 64GB||3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Availability in India||No||No||Yes||Yes|
As per Motorola, after the Pie update, the Moto users will have features like a revamped split-screen multitasking experience, a colourful Settings menu, as well as new intuitive navigation, longer battery life and recent apps view. Android P also brings a redesigned Quick Settings, simplified volume controls, an easier way to manage notifications and more.
|Moto X4||Moto G6||G6 Plus||G6 Play|
|Display||5.2-inch Full HD||5.7-inch Full HD+||5.93-inch Full HD+||5.7-inch HD display|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 630||Qualcomm Snapdragon 450||Qualcomm Snapdragon 630||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|Camera||12MP+8MP Rear, 16MP Front||12MP+12MP Rear, 5MP Front||12MP+5MP Rear, 8MP Front||13MP + 8MP|
|Memory||3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB||3GB + 32GB||4GB/6GB + 64GB||3GB + 32GB|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Availability in India||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
Motorola confirmation comes after the recent announcement from other smartphone brands like Sony and HTC that Android 9 Pie will also be rolled out to their respective devices. Vivo also recently confirmed Android 9 Pie rollout before year-end for its smartphones.
The Sony smartphones which will get the update includes XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XZ Premium. On the other hand, the HTC smartphones list includes are HTC U12+, U11+, U11 and U11 Life.