The Moto X has been out for quite some time now with the Moto X Pure Edition being one of the last in this line in 2015. Currently running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the smartphone could be on the verge of getting an Android 7.1.1 Nougat update soon.
Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update for Moto X Pure Rolling Out Soon
The Moto X Pure Edition was spotted running on Android 7.1.1 recently, spurring out rumors that the said device could be getting a big bump soon, GFXBench reported. Having toiled on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for quite some time now, Motorola confirms that the device will be getting an OS bump in the near future.
The spotting follows a previous sighting of the Moto X Play running on Android 7.1 Nougat. Hence, seeing the Moto X Pure Edition may not be far behind and indicating the aggressive push being done by Motorola for its smartphone line, Phone Arena reported.
Seeing that these Motorola devices are a bit old, such gives hope for some Android Nougat updates coming soon. As of this writing, only the Moto Z and Moto G (4th Gen) have gotten the Android Nougat update, part of Motorola’s Android update rollout plans.
Other Devices Getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat Soon
Other devices on the list of Motorola include the Moto G Plus, G Play, Moto X Style, Moto X Force, Droid Turbo 2, Droid Maxx 2, Moto Z Droid, Force Droid, Moto Z Play Droid and the Nexus 6, GSM Arena reported.
With a long list, there could be more devices planned with Motorola doing the necessary testing. Being a new update, optimal performance is still key – not to mention making sure compatibility.
Among the features that Android 7.0 Nougat brings include split-screen mode, quick switching apps, improved notifications, System UI Tuner and other customizations. Improved phone performance is, of course, the most important of the lot, something older models can hopefully keep up with.