Moto Z starts to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update

Currently the update is only being rolled out to users in Brazil.

  • Published: March 23, 2018 1:08 PM IST
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Ever since last year, Motorola has been testing an Android Oreo update for the Moto Z, but the official rollout seems to have been held back all this while. However, some Moto Z users are reportedly now starting to receive the update.

As announced by Lenovo yesterday, Moto Z has started to get the update, which although is currently only available in Brazil. The company stated that customers who own the US and European versions of the Moto Z will have to wait a bit more for the update to arrive.

As reported by AndroidSoul, the update contains the March security patch and weighs in at around 1.4GB. Other details about the update are still missing.

Moto Z features a 5.5-inch Quad HD display and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz. It comes with 64GB onboard storage, which is further expandable up to 2TB via a microSD card.

In the camera department, the Moto Z sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, optical image stabilization (OIS), 4K video recording at 30fps and full HD video recording at 60fps. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel shooter for selfies.

The smartphone uses a 2,600mAh battery along with Turbo Charging support and offers connectivity options such as 4G with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC and Bluetooth 4.1 and USB Type-C support.

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  • Published Date: March 23, 2018 1:08 PM IST