Motorola Moto G getting Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade

The 4.4.2 KitKat version of Android has been rolled out for the Motorola Moto G in UK, it is the only Motorola’s budget smartphone to become one of the first to get the latest version of Android.

According to reports, the KitKat is known to improve the performance of the device along with which it will also bring new features including a newly refined user interface, new phone dialer, the addition of photo editing straight from the gallery and of course full-screen apps.

Some of the other new and interesting features include wireless printing support over WiFi and the new Hangouts/SMS app which blends Google Hangouts with SMS and MMS messages in one app.

Google, at the first point released the latest version of its Operating System i.e. KitKat for Nexus 5.

After which the OS was rolled out to compatible Nexus smartphones, Moto G after receiving the OS upgrade entered into the league of phones with latest version of Android, as well as at the same time it became the first non-Nexus phone to get the update.

The Moto G is available with a price tag of $180 making it a smart choice for the user. If you are already a Moto G user and haven’t received the update notification on your Moto G handset, then you can do a manual check.

The user can check for update manually by going into the settings of the phone, then go to “About Phone”, then click on “System Updates” and you will be asked if you want to update your Moto G.

Other smartphone manufacturing companies have already confirmed update schedules. Specifically for HTC, Sony and Samsung the announcement has already been made that updates for their flagship smartphones would be rolled out within next three months.