Motorola Commits to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Motorola today voiced its support for Android 6.0 Marshmallow in a blog post and outlined some of the changes headed to its devices. First and foremost, Motorola will update the following handsets to Android 6.0 Marshmallow: 2015 Moto X Pure Edition, Style, and Play; 2014 Moto X Pure Edition in US, Latin America, and Europe: Moto G 3rd edition, 2nd edition, and 2nd edition with LTE; Droid Turbo, Moto Maxx, and Moto Turbo; and the Google Nexus 6. Motorola said it is in no hurry to deliver Android 6.0, however, and will do so only when everything is fully prepared. When Marshmallow does arrive, it will drop several Motorola-specific features. For example, the "Do Not Disturb" most in Android 6.0 is similar in functionality to Motorola's Moto Assist app. As such, Motorola will remove Moto Assist from handsets being updated to Marshmallow. Similarly, Android 6.0 adds new backup, reset, and data-transfer functions, so Motorola will pull Motorola Migrate and Moto Connect from its Marshmallow phones. "Both of these products were valuable in their time but the world has moved on and they no longer add enough value to justify taking up space in your device," said Motorola. The company said it will have more news to share in the weeks ahead.
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Motorola Moto X Pure Edition / Style
5.7" display 1440 x 2560 pixels
Snapdragon 808 processor 3 GB RAM
3,000 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm), NFC, Water-Resistant
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5" display 720 x 1280 pixels
Snapdragon 410 processor 2 GB RAM
2,470 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm), Water-Resistant