Moto G is Motorola’s new addition to the low range droids and it seems that its value for money has just been uplifted to a new level. The Moto G is a very good phone already, a price tag of just 180$ makes it affordable and compact, which is a demand for many potential customers and now the fast software updates is making it glide above the big players from Samsung, HTC, LG Etc. The Android 4.4 KitKat update is now live for Moto G via OTA (Over The Air) and the version is 4.4.2 so no problems there. Motorola announced the update via its official blog for the UK website quoting as :
We are excited to announce a new software update for Moto G by Motorola. With this upgrade you get the latest version of the Android OS (Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat®), as well as new features, enhancements and bug fixes for your Moto G
Change-log for the Android 4.4 KitKat update.
- 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, colour 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.
- 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 colour, 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 such as 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 support : Added support for Square credit card reader.
If you didn’t receive an update notification on your Moto G handset yet, then you can do a manual check. Go to the Settings >> Go to About Phone >> Click on System Updates.