Motorola Moto G Rolling Out With An Android 4.4.2 Update


Motorola's budget device Moto G is rolling out with an Android 4.4.2 update.The update brings new features, enhancements and bug fixes to both global and US variants of the Moto G. Moto G software brings change in phone dialer, hangouts, camera and many more things. Here's the full change log from Motorola:

Android 4.4 KitKat: Android 4.4.2, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. KitKat includes enhancements such as restyled status and navigation bars, a new full-screen mode, color emoji support, improved closed captioning support, stronger security, smarter power use, and more tools and capabilities for better app development.

Phone dialer: Improved the phone app with the ability to look up contacts directly from the dial pad, see and tap frequent contacts, and search your corporate directory easily.

Camera-Focus and exposure: Enhanced the “touch to focus” option with a new circular, on screen control that can be dragged by your finger around the viewfinder to adjust a photo’s focus and exposure.

Gallery-Photo editing: Added new photo editing options to the Gallery app including new filter effects, draw on your photos, advanced cropping, and adjustments to color, exposure, contrast and more.

Printing documents and pictures: Added support for printing photos, Google Docs, GMail messages, and other content via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and hosted services like Google Cloud Print and HP ePrinters.

Hangouts-SMS/MMS support: Incorporated a new version of Google Hangouts that supports integrated SMS/MMS messaging. Hangouts can be set as the default SMS app under Settings > Wireless > Default SMS app.

Accessory supportAdded support for Square credit card reader.

The update has started rolling out for US variants of Moto G who bought their devices directly from Amazon or from Motorola's official website. Motorola said that all other region owner's will soon get the update. You can even check for the update manually by simply heading into Settings > About phone > System updates > Download.

Its pretty good to see Moto G rolling out with Android 4.4.2 update, as its a low budget device and now more people will buy this device as its offering the latest Android operating system at such a low budget.

How many of you Motorola Moto G owner's got the update? Tell us via comments below!

Benny Singh
Forever Tinkering With Gadgets

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