New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on June 8, 2020) follows:
Motorola’s change of ownership has had a negative effect on its ability to push timely software updates to its smartphones on the regular.
Ever since Lenovo took over reigns from Google, the company’s devices lag behind when it comes to receiving major OS updates. This delay is also felt across the monthly security updates board.
To date, for instance, several Motorola smartphones are still waiting on the company to release the stable version of Android 10 OS. This is nearly a year since the OS was pushed to Google Pixels in early September 2019.
At a time when Android 11 is just around the corner, one would expect a company whose smartphones have one of the cleanest user interfaces (near stock) to be done with pushing Android 10 OS updates to devices in question. Yet here we are.
That said, below is a list of smartphones that have received the official Motorola Android 10 update so far:
|Device/Android 10 update||BETA||STABLE|
|Moto G7 Play||—||Released|
|Moto G7 Power||—||Released|
|Moto G7 Plus||—||Released|
|Moto One Action||—||Released|
|Moto One Vision||—||Released|
|Moto One Power||—||Released|
|Moto One Zoom||Coming soon||Coming soon|
|Moto G8 Plus||Released||Coming soon|
|Moto G8 Play||Coming soon||Coming soon|
As noted, this isn’t the final list of devices on Motorola Android 10 update as more devices are expected to join the party. We will keep an eye on the developments and update this article regularly as and when new devices get the OS.
Update 1 (July 7)
Folks in India are now receiving Android 10 on the Moto G7 Power. See the full story here.
Update 2 (July 9)
A couple of days ago reports emerged suggesting the Moto G8 Plus will not be upgraded to Android 10. Well, this has now been clarified here.
Update 3 (July 20)
Motorola is now rolling out Android 10 update to the Moto G8 Plus in beta. See the full story here.
Update 4 (July 30)
According to information shared by Motorola’s Brazil team on Twitter, the Moto G8 Play will be getting the Android 10 update soon. However, there’s still no mention of a possible release date. Check out the full story here.
Update 5 (July 31)
According to Motorola’s Twitter handle, the Motorola One Zoom Android 10 update is currently in the testing phased and it should be out soon. See the full story here.
Update 6 (August 7)
According to Motorola, the Moto G7 Power Android 10 update for the Verizon models in the U.S. is “pending partner approval”. This suggests that Verizon might be conducting its own tests before it pushes the update to the public. See the full story here.
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