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Motorola has started soak-testing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for both LTE and 3G-only models of Moto G (2nd Gen) in India and Brazil, giving a clear hint that it's OTA (over-the-air) rollout is not far off.

David Schuster, senior director of software product management, Motorola, announced the commencement of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow soak test for Moto G (2nd Gen) just a few days after the cellphone-makers posted the firmware's release notes on the Motorola Mobility India support page.

"I'm pleased to announce that we are starting the soak test for Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade for the 2014 Moto G (2nd Gen) and 2014 Moto G with 4G LTE (2nd Gen) for Brazil and India retail channels devices," announced Schuster on Google+

"We will monitor the soak for next week and with good results, proceed to full launch," he added.

Having already released the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto G (3rd gen) and Moto G Turbo Edition, Motorola is expected to roll out the firmware to Moto G (2nd Gen) soon.

The company has confirmed that it will release the firmware to over a dozen handsets like, Moto X (2nd Gen), Moto X Pure Edition, Moto G (2nd Gen), Moto G (2nd Gen) 4G, Moto G (3rd Gen), Moto Maxx, Moto Turbo, DROID Turbo, Moto DROID Turbo 2, Maxx 2, Moto E (2015), Moto G Turbo, Moto X Play, Moto X Force, Moto X Style and Moto E (2nd Gen) 4G.