After rolling out to Nexus devices a few weeks ago, it looks like Lenovo is preparing to push Android 7.0 Nougat to the latest collection of Moto devices. According to a Motorola spokesperson (via Droid-Life), the update is coming starting in Q4.
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The spokesperson confirmed that updates would be coming to the entire Moto Z family, including the DROID Editions and the Moto Z Play. The more affordable Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus will also be updated during Q4, but the company didn’t reveal anything about the less expensive Moto G4 Play or the Prime-Exclusive editions of the phones.
Q4 is a relatively broad time frame, but with it starting in just a few days and running through the end of the year, we should expect the company to make announcements with more specific information soon. It’s likely that unlocked models will be updated first since Verizon tends to slow things down a bit, even for exclusive models.
As for older devices, the company didn’t reveal much. We fully expect the Moto X Pure Edition (2015) and Moto G 2015 to be updated, but Motorola says that it “know upgrades are about getting it right and making sure the phone performance remains the best it can be.” It did mention that more information should be coming soon.