Good news for the Moto G (2nd Gen) owners from India and Brazil, who have purchased the LTE and 3G-only models. Motorola has prepared a soak test for Android 6.0 Marshmallow, letting the users know what the OTA (over-the-air) rollout will arrive soon.
After the cellphone-makers posted the Android 6.0 Marshmallow release notes on the Motorola Mobility India support page, David Schuster, senior director of software product management, Motorola, made the big announcement. The company is starting the soak test for the Moto G handset that was released in 2014. Schuster wrote on Google+ that “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” and “We will monitor the soak for next week and with good results, proceed to full launch”.
The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update was already released to Moto X Style, X Play, Moto G 2015 and Moto G Turbo Edition. Soon, more handsets will receive this update: Moto X Pure Edition, Moto G 2014 and Moto G 2014 4G, Moto G 2015, Moto Maxx, Moto Turbo, DROID Turbo, DROID Turbo 2, Maxx 2, Moto E 2015, Moto G Turbo, Moto X Play, Moto X Force, Moto X Style and Moto E 2015.
The Moto G 2014 or the second edition, comes with a 5-inch IPS LCD screen supporting a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels at 294 ppi, it has a plastic back with a circular camera in the middle and a dimple below it, which has the M logo. The rear camera has a resolution of 8MP and an aperture of f/2.0, while the front camera is 2MP and its aperture is f/2.2. Inside, it has a non-removable battery of 2070 mAh, which is powering the Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor. The phone has a microSD card slot for expanding the internal memory of 8GB up to 32GB and the processor is backed by an Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM.