Motorola Moto G (1st and 2nd gen) receives Android 5.0 Lollipop update in India

There have been several reports about Android 5.0 Lollipop already being available for the Motorola Moto G 1st and 2nd generation smartphones in India. Well, only a limited number of users got the update and the company has now announced that a full-fledged roll-out is underway.

A tweet from the company’s official account highlights that the update to Lollipop for the Motorola Moto G series is being made available over the air. It’s being seeded in phases; so you might not see the new firmware hit your device right away. Both handsets are being treated to the same enhancements and will continue to offer a pure Android experience.

Motorola Moto G

In short, you’ll be offered the same Material Design UI, better power management, lockscreen notifications and higher security among other things. Changelogs for the two Motorola handsets have been available for quite some time now. For a complete look at what you’ll get with the update, be sure to check out this link for the 2013 model or head over here for the 2014 handset.

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Hardware-wise, there isn’t much of a difference between the two Moto handsets. The first gen model has a 4.5-inch display with a 5MP rear camera and no expandable storage, while the second gen version has a larger screen of 5 inches, an 8MP rear camera, front-facing speakers and a microSD card slot. The battery capacity and processor remain the same.

As mentioned above, the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Motorola Moto G 1st and 2nd generation smartphones is rolling out in phases. If you haven’t received a notification as yet, you could try to manually search for the firmware through the settings menu.