Motorola has revealed a list of Moto smartphones that will be receiving Android 7.0 Nougat – a promise that Lenovo made last month.
Initially it was revealed by Lenovo that members of the Moto Z lineup and the Moto G4 will be receiving Android Nougat starting the fourth quarter of 2016. In the days following this announcement, Motorola engineers seem to got Android 7.0 Nougat working on almost all of the Moto devices and hence the list has been announced.
Android 7.0 Nougat brings tons of new features such as multi-window support which will allow you to run two apps side by side, direct reply to notifications, updated Doze for better battery life, virtual reality support and improved system performance.
All the devices that will be receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update include: Moto G4 Plus, Moto G4 Play, 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 the Nexus 6.
Moto Z, Moto Z Play features and specifications
Motorola recently announced two new smartphones – the Moto Z and the Moto Z Play – as well as Moto Mods that will enhance the capabilities of the two smartphones.
Motor Z features 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 820 quad core chipset with Adreno 530 GPU; 5.5-inch AMOLED screen with quad HD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels); gorilla glass protection; Android 6.0.1; 4GB RAM, 32GB or 64GB internal storage; microSD card slot with support of up to 2TB memory cards; 13-megapixel rear camera with AF and dual tone LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera; and 2600 mAh battery with support for turbo charging.
The lower-end Moto Z Play isn’t bad either with its 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa core processor with Adreno 506 GPU; 5.5-inch AMOLED screen with 1080p resolution; display protected by gorilla glass; 3GB RAM; 32GB internal storage with support for 2 TB external storage through microSD; Android marshmallow; 16-megapixel rear camera; 5-megapixel front camera; 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, WiFi (dual band), 3 mics, front speaker and finger print sensor. Moto Z Play houses a 3510 mAh battery (turbo charging supported).
The Moto mods that will be available for purchase include JBL Soundboost speaker, Incipio offGRID Power pack, Moto Insta-Share Projector, Moto Style Shells, Hasselblad True Zoom.