List of Motorola (Moto) Devices Getting Official Android 9.0 P Update: Motorola has been launching newest flagship as well as mid-range smartphones in its various lineups every year and we have also known that the company has now been acquired by Lenovo which bought Motorola’s stakes from Google. As far as Motorola’s device lineup is concerned, it is a fairly exhausting lineup of smartphones that are divided into various segments such as the premium segment, mid-range segment as well as the budget segment. Now, the Motorola lineups are known as Moto series and the various lineups are termed as the Moto Z series, the Moto X series, the Moto G series and the Moto E series which is the most budget-friendly lineup from the company.
As far as smartphone launches from Motorola are concerned, the company launched a series of smartphones in 2017 which is the most in a single year by the company ever. This included the launch of Moto Z3 and Moto Z3 Play along with the Moto X4. Apart from that, the Moto G series saw the Moto G5 and the Moto G5s along with the Moto G5 Plus and the Moto G5s Plus. Apart from that, the company also launched the Moto E4 and the Moto E4 Plus in its budget lineup of Moto E smartphones as well.
Now, all of these smartphones apart from the Moto Z2 series are yet to be updated to the latest version of Android that is Android Oreo. However, we have now got the Android 9.0 P Developer Preview 1 already which was released by Google earlier this month. As far as the update to Android 9.0 P is concerned, we would expect 2017 releases from Motorola as well as the upcoming 2018 releases from Motorola to get the latest update
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New Features In Android 9.0 P
Support For Notches – As you might have noticed all the latest premium smartphones that are coming out are having a top-notch design just like iPhone X. Therefore, Google has included various implementations for the top notch designs that smartphones will come out with. As a matter of fact, Google Pixel 3 is likely to have a similar design.
Turn By Turn Direction – The new wireless protocol known as Wi-Fi Round Trip Time will enable the devices having Android P installed to do indoor GPS-style tracking. Of course, the device must have the necessary hardware and there are going to be various apps coming out based on this new technology. This is going to be helpful in big buildings like shopping malls. This is also going to help voice assistants to execute comments based on the room settings.
Multi-Camera Support – Android P comes with multi-camera API to access streams from two different cameras simultaneously. The bokeh effect will improve and you can zoom seamlessly. There are going to be various other camera improvements like faster photo capture, support for external cameras and likewise.
There will be new transition animations, HTTPS will become a default for apps, a lockdown mode to disable biometric especially when someone is forcing you to unlock your smartphone, an alert tone will be played if your call is getting recorded, no mic access for background apps, screenshot editing options and much more.
List of Motorola (Moto) Devices Getting Android 9.0 Update
- Moto G5/ G5 Plus
- Moto G5s/ Moto G5s Plus
- Moto X4
- Moto Z2/Z2 Play
- Moto G6/ G6 Plus(to be released)
- Moto Z3/ Z3 Play(to be released)