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It was rumoured that Motorola had started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus via OTA (over-the-air) but it turned out to be false. The Lenovo-owned company confirmed that it had not started seeding the firmware to its devices but would begin soon.

Motorola revealed in a blog post that it would release Android 7.0 Nougat update to Moto Z and Moto G (4th Gen) devices in the fourth quarter of this year. It didn't reveal the exact date but Q4 begins in October and ends in December, which means Motorola may release the new firmware to its eligible handsets in the next few weeks -- six months to be precise.

[READ: Android 7.0 Nougat update schedule for Samsung Galaxy devices]

Google has released Android 7.0 Nougat operating system to the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and Android One but no OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) has begun seeding the new OS to its eligible devices so far.

Motorola has announced the list devices that will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update, and they are Moto G (4th Gen), Moto G Plus (4th Gen), Moto G Play (4th Gen), Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen), Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto X Force, Droid Turbo 2, Droid Maxx 2, Moto Z, Moto Z Droid, Moto Z Force Droid, Moto Z Play, Moto Z Play Droid, and Nexus 6.

It is also reported that the Moto G (3rd gen) and Moto E (3rd gen) will get the firmware update but it is not confirmed yet.

Google's new operating system Android 7.0 Nougat comes with features like multi-window, direct reply notifications, VR interface, Seamless updates, Screen Zoom, Extra power efficiency, Google Assistant, Clear All, Data saver, Improved file browser, bundled notifications, improved Java 8 language support, Instant Apps, App switch, and new emojis.