The Moto X 2nd gen will have to wait for its Android 6.0 update. The second version of the Motorola X line, also called Moto X, is nearing 18 months since its release. When the product was new, the hardware did not possess cutting edge specs, but then many Motorola gadgets were not focused on the premium segment.
Instead, the producer decided to use reliable components, which for the 2nd gen of Moto X contained the Snapdragon 801 chip system, 2GB of RAM and the 5.2 AMOLED screen with a decent 1080p resolution for that time.
Under the frame, there was Motorola’s proprietary antenna system, which changed Qualcomm’s already innovative concept and was meant to catch the best signal, regardless of how the phone has held. But, as the tech specs were similar to other leading gadgets, where the producer tried to stand out was through its software, where it included some special features.
The Moto X from 2014 arrives with a series of Motorola’s developments to pure Android OS over the regular Android operating system. Here we can list Moto Display, that is a method of seeing the notes waiting on the phone without opening the screen.
It is enough a hand wave or to keep in the hand and the feature uses the display to show what is new on the device. The company uses the near-stock skin for all gadgets and was among the few producers eager to update their mobile devices to the Lollipop 5.0 version.
However, under the new leadership from Lenovo, Motorola will not upgrade its Moto X phones provided on Verizon and AT&T in the United States to the latest version of Android, Marshmallow 6.0. Experts know that these phone’s components are certainly able to operate all Marshmallow functions.
Due to Lenovo, Motorola and the mobile carriers’ secrecy, users do not understand why the companies have made this choice. For many clients who purchased the Moto X thanks to the commitment of sleek and fast application up-dates and a near-stock skin this is the most frustrating news.
There could be hidden reasons for the delay, but this comes from the Android operating system. This platform has a whole diverse market dedicated to modifying, enhancing or simply replacing software regularly.
There have been five year old components operating new editions of Android, like HTC HD2, so for the Moo X, this is a surprising decision. The phone has locked boot loader, which means that it users have to crack it open before setting up a customized ROM on its hardware.
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