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The Moto G6 Plus officially gets its slice of Pie

The Moto G6 Plus. (Source: Android Headlines)
The Moto G6 Plus. (Source: Android Headlines)
Motorola has officially confirmed the start of the Android Pie update rollout to its Moto G6 Plus mid-ranger. There’s no word on when the cheaper G6 phones, the G6 and G6 Play, will receive their own updates, though.

Motorola has finally begun sending out the stable Pie update to its midrange phone, the Moto G6 Plus. The device joins the short list of non-premium phones to have received the Pie update, a list made even shorter when Android One devices are taken off.

The update doubles up as the December security patch and brings a host of new features including Adaptive Battery, Adaptive Brightness, new emojis, and data encryption. In fact, the changelog is one of the more extensive ones we’ve seen so far, and there doesn’t appear to be a Pie-specific feature missing. 

Meanwhile, the other Moto G6 phones—the G6 and G6 Play—are yet to receive anything Pie related. The company usually promises one year of updates to phones in the G line, though, and we expect the two cheaper G6 devices to receive Pie sometime in Q1 2019.


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Ricci Rox, 2018-12-31 (Update: 2019-01- 1)