Motorola’s Dual-SIM Moto G Now Getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat [India]

Already in India, Moto G has exclusively available on FlipKart as a dual-SIM variant and which it started getting the Android KitKat versio of 4.4.2 in Malaysia.

According to the news surfaced on the Internet Web, the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Moto G will be in 230.4MB in size and brings the latest version of the Android OS to Motola Moto G, apart from the new dailer app, SMS/MMS integration into Google Hangouts also mentioned, along side a new editing feature in the photo gallery as well.


Although, Motorola has officially launched a dual-SIM Moto G in India and also promised that the update would be available in India soon.

Now, Motorola has reportedly started seeding (rolling out) the new Android v4.4.2 KitKat update to its recently released Moto G in Malaysia. GadgetMtech has revealed that the Moto G owners in that county have begun receiving the KitKat v4.4.2 wth a build number 171.44.31.en-03 update.

Its time now for India, Moto G shipped with Adroid v4.3 Jelly Bean OS out-of-he-box, when launched earlier last week. The new Android 4.4.2 KitKat update is said to bring in enhanced features, Quickoffice word app, wireless printing (only in select HP printers,) improvement in performance and more.


Brief description of key features of Android v4.4 KitKat OS update:

Improved Caller-ID: If a caller receives a call from unknown number, the phone will look for matches on the net with local listings via Google Maps.

Priority Contacts: The new OS empowers the phone to automatically prioritize contact list for easy access, based on the frequency of calls made to the number.

Camera (Focus and Exposure): Improved ‘touch focus’ with a ring shaped on-screen control. Users can just drag finger to adjust the focus and exposure options.

Gallery (photo editing): Additional photo editing tools like new filters effects, draw on your photos, advanced cropping, adjustments to color, contrast and more.

Immersive display: To enhance the entertainment factor, the new  OS comes with immersive mode, where the status bar and navigation buttons disappear into the back ground while you play music, games and read e-books. Users can just swipe the edge of the screen to bring back the utility buttons.

Enhanced Message grouping: Google has brought in some improvements to the new Hangouts app; now, users can find all their text SMSs and MMSs, audio and video call details all at one place. They can also share location and send animated GIFs.

Emoji CharactersInitially users had to install third party app to use colorful characters in their SMS. Now, with KitKat update, the keypad comes pre-loaded with native Japanese Emoji emotion icons.

NFC and Wireless Printing: Google’s new OS comes with a new Quickoffice app where-in users can create and store word documents in cloud storage as well as print files wirelessly on NFC-enabled HP printers.

Multi-taskingWith efficient memory management, users can multi-task by opening multiple applications; Listen to music while browsing through the net.

Performance: Like all software updates, the new KitKat enhances smartphone’s performance as well as efficient RAM management, leading to an increase in battery life.

What next? Download and install Android 4.4.2 KitKat on Moto G smartphone using the update and stay tuned to our how-to guides on getting the best custom ROMs for Moto G soon here at Grabi.