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Update 2: Some Sweet News: KitKat Comes to Moto X First on Verizon Wireless; Now on T-Mobile, AT&T

         
We see our job as taking the arena’s best possible mobile working device from Google and constructing world-classification products and experiences for our customers. Frequently making them higher is simply as necessary. So what will be sweeter than Android four.four, KitKat, rolling out in phases to Moto X on Verizon Wi-fi beginning nowadays!

Our software crew has been laborious at work bringing the most recent model of Android to our Moto X customers extra speedy than ever. When it got here to KitKat, we couldn’t wait to ship. Our software technique is to construct on a pure Android groundwork and complement current Google products and services, now not compete with them. We expect this newest unlock is solely that—all of the options you’re keen on about your Moto X with the most recent Android OS.

The KitKat update brings a bunch of enhancements, together with a few of our favorites:

  • An enhanced phone dialer. Now that you can seek for contacts instantly from the dial-pad and simply see and faucet on these you contact regularly.
  • Extra gallery chocolates. KitKat packs in some cool, new gallery results—akin to Posterize, Highlights, and Edges. That you could even use the Draw characteristic to annotate your images freehand together with your finger.
  • New Hangouts app. Your entire conversations now in a single location—texts, video calls, and different chats all collectively in a single app. Plus, that you may now ship animated gifs and share your area.
  • Shade Emoji. For when phrases aren’t sufficient, the Google Keyboard now comprises colourful characters to ship in textual content messages and different communications.
  • Drag to center of attention and expose. An updated camera app means that you can keep watch over each the focal point and publicity of your pictures. Merely drag your finger to set simply the best publicity and center of attention level.
  • And extra… Restyled standing and navigation bars, new full-reveal mode, and enhancements to Motorola options like Touchless Keep watch over.

And that is just the start — we will be able to have extra KitKat for Moto X information to share on different carriers and nations very quickly.

For extra important points and data, please see our release notes or check our software upgrade page.

Updated November 21, 2013
KitKat is now rolling out to Moto X users on T-Mobile.

Updated November 22, 2013
KitKat is now rolling out to Moto X users on AT&T.

Posted via Steve Horowitz, SVP Device Engineering