Motorola has announced that the Moto G has started receiving the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update over-the-air (OTA). Motorola at the launch of Moto G had revealed that the smartphone would be receiving a ‘guaranteed’ Android 4.4 KitKat update in January 2014 and the update has turned out to be released earlier which could be regarded as a Christmas gift for all the users worldwide.
Punit Soni (Vice President of Product Management of Motorola Mobility) has confirmed the news in a blog post and has also stated that Moto G smartphones bought via the Motorola online store and Amazon US will receive the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update commencing from this Thursday onwards. The post did not reveal the details of Android 4.4.2 update for various other carriers and regions but stated saying that “KitKat will come to other Moto G carriers and countries soon as well”.
This latest Android 4.4.2 update for the Moto G introduces new features, enhancements and bug fixes. New features include enhancements such as restyled status and navigation bars, new colour emoji support, full-screen mode, enhanced phone dialler app and new photo editing features in the default Gallery app.
In addition to all the above enhancements, Motorola has also added support for printing photos from Google Docs, Gmail and other content on phone via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and other hosted services like Google Cloud Print and HP ePrinters. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Moto G also incorporates new Google Hangouts version that supports messages and MMS.