KitKat Comes To Moto G Handsets In The U.K.


Motorola has today begun rolling out its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Moto G, making it the first third-party handset to get Google’s latest software after Google’s own Nexus 5. The new software brings user interface changes, performance enhancements, and app updates to the £135 smartphone.

Some of the more significant changes include an improved phone dialer with the ability to search contacts from the dial pad; new photo editing options inside the Gallery app; wireless printing of Google Docs, Gmail messages, and other content; and SMS integration inside the Hangouts app.

You’ll also find support for color emoji, a new full-screen mode for supported apps, stronger security, and lots of performance improvements.

The update can be downloaded over-the-air; you will receive a notifications when it’s ready for you device, or you can search for it manually by visiting “about phone” and then “system updates” inside the Settings app.