Motorola has reportedly started rolling out the latest Android v4.4.4 KitKat to its flagship Moto series smartphones in the country.
Motorola India took to Twitter to confirm that Moto X, G and E would receive the new Android OS software this week.
We've begun rolling out Android, KitKat, 4.4.4 for Moto E, Moto G & Moto X this week in India! Expect an update on your #Moto soon!
— Motorola India (@MotorolaIndia) July 5, 2014
Since the roll out is carried out in phases, it would take some time to reach all corners of India. Hence, Moto series smartphone owners are advised to be patient.
To check the new update on your Motorola phone:
Go to settings >> About phone >>System updates.
Last month, Motorola had released Android v4.4.3 in North American regions.
However, Google rolled out a minor v4.4.4 KitKat software, before the Android firmware could reach other regions.
Now, the American company is skipping the v4.4.3 version and directly releasing Android's latest v4.4.4 software in India.
The new v4.4.4 is said to include the enhancements announced in the previous update (v4.4.3) and come up with additional bug fixes for OpenSSL-related vulnerabilities.
Official Change-log details announced during the release of Android 4.4.3 KitKat for Motorola devices Moto X, G and E:
|Android 4.4.3 KitKat update details||Description||Moto X||Moto G||Moto E|
|Camera - Improved image quality||Improved camera image quality including better consistency of exposure, more realistic flash coloring, improved photos in low light conditions using front camera.||Yes||No||No|
|Camera - Pause video recording||Added the ability to pause video recording with a convenient pause/resume button on the viewfinder.||Yes||Yes||No|
|Updated Phone dialer||Brings in new graphical layout and color palates to enhance the consistency and usability of the phone dialer.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Enables Motorola Alert
|New "Motorola Alert" application sends real-time alerts with location details at equal intervals to user's selected contacts.||Yes||Yes||already available|
As of now, Google has released the Android v4.4.4 KitKat (with build number - KTU84P) for select Nexus devices - Nexus 5 (GSM/LTE), Nexus 7 2012 and 2013 editions (Wi-Fi), Nexus 10, Nexus 4, and other Google Play smartphones.
Users can download the updates manually (via PC) at Android developer's web-page.