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Improved camera software coming for Moto X, as is Motorola Alert

Motorola is wasting no time pushing out the Android 4.4.3 update for its devices, which just yesterday was released to AOSP and is beginning to hit Nexus devices. Updates will begin pushing to the Moto X, Moto G and Moto E this week.

Moto X owners with T-Mobile will be up first. Moto G owners who bought online in the U.S. (including the new LTE model) and at retail in Brazil also will see updates. And Moto E users in the U.S. and Canada will get updates, too. And for those worried, Motorola says Moto E will still get the next major update for Android as well, so it's not wasted on a maintenance release.

Motorola's also throwing in updated camera software for the Moto X, including better exposure consistency, flash colors and low-light issues.

Moto X and Moto G will get a pause button for video recording.

And Motorola Alert — you can see our walkthrough of that here — will finally be released for Moto X and Moto G.

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Motorola pushing Android 4.4.3 starting today!

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If TMo is first to receive the update for the Moto X, I wonder if that means N5 users on TMo will get it first, too?

(Greedy N5 TMo user here)

No it won't. The Nexus 5 get software updates from Google regardless of carrier, so updates won't come any different for each carrier.

Got Nexus?

I don't think T-Mo needs to be in the loop. They're only really saying T-Mobile Moto X since unlocked Moto X is a foreign concept to US consumers. There is no T-Mobile bloatware on the T-Mobile Moto X. T-Mobile does not sell the Moto X in it's store. T-Mobile does not sell the Moto X on it's site.

That's not their fault though. It's advertised as then"T-Mobile" Moto X.

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Hello Moto! This is good news. I will wait for others to beta this for me first though. :-) I have no current problems with 4.4.2 and a new dialer is not getting me all hot and bothered.

Whats the difference between 4.4.2 and 4.4.3? Is this update also coming to Note 3 users on AT&T?

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0.0.1 and I doubt it. No but seriously it's a maintenance release for Nexus devices that Moto is taking the opportunity to push Alert out with at the same time so carriers don't gunk the works up too much. Even on nexus devices the only visual refresh is in the dialer app. I wouldn't get your hopes up any time soon for one point release.

I updated it on my Nexus 7 1st gen and there was an improvement in performance. I don't think I will help with Samsung case though due to the bloatwares.

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Its coming to everyone. It's just manufacturers take longer to include it in their updates. This updates bring updated camera fixes and plenty of other bug fixes plus specific fixes on the n5 which make it an even better phone.

So what about moto g owners who don't live in Brazil or who bought it retail in the us. I live in the us and bought mines at a retail store. Also why is the moto x a priority? Because it costs more? I'm already about to drop this phone to upgrade but if we're not getting 4.4.3 I won't even keep it as a back up. The mobile IP registration errors and Wi-Fi bugs are too frustrating. I've been loving the effort moto is giving but of the botch this up I'm not gonna consider them in the future

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Because your situation is unique and they need to cater to the exception of the rule? The Moto X is not a priority. Didn't you read the article? It says the X, G, and E are getting the update.

since you know everything ill copy and paste it right from the artice. ready?

"Moto X owners with T-Mobile will be up first. Moto G owners who bought online in the U.S. (including the new LTE model) and at retail in Brazil also will see updates."

I do believe that says moto G owners who bought online in the us. YThat is the only reference to the moto g besides the pause button. do you read articles or just breeze through them?

Even though they are giving attention to all of their lead devices, the moto x is still their main flagship. It's the device that was supposed to bring motorola back into the market again. That's why it's the priority over the moto g.

Figured as much. Just not happy about it. I can understand playing those games at launch so someone doesn't buy the cheaper model with the same android version but 8 or 6 months after release as the moto g came out in November, sucks to see when Motorola, a company that's made tremendous strides, still operates that way.

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I've only had it on my N5 for 2 days and you're getting upset you may not get it as quickly on a (great) budget device by an OEM? Many flagship devices won't see this for months. New Moto continues to impress those of us in reality : P

I have a Verizon Moto G on 4.4.2 that I use exclusively on Wi-Fi at the moment and notice no Wi-Fi bugs.

I'm sure the other Moto Gs are in line for the update. Just wait for an announcement.

Post paid or pre-paid?
Just got one today for 50$ from best buy !
And was told by vzw rep that I shouldn't have problems activating it, even though it's a non-contract pre-paid device.

VZW Moto X

Boost Mobile. The Wi-Fi bugs Im referencing are ones where you connect to the playstore and it says no connection. Then you hit a button and it connects with no problem. Certain apps say I have no connection when I'm connected to my Wi-Fi, i refresh and suddenly I'm connected. I love the phone but need these bugs fixed. Go to call someone and it says dialing for 10 seconds. That last one might be a boost issue but it didn't happen with my galaxy s3. I LOVE THIS PHONE, but not happy about waiting seeing as how this is mostly a bug fix release. So my bugs are not as important as someone in Brazil or who bought online in the us?

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Boost Mobile. The Wi-Fi bugs Im referencing are ones where you connect to the playstore and it says no connection. Then you hit a button and it connects with no problem. Certain apps say I have no connection when I'm connected to my Wi-Fi, i refresh and suddenly I'm connected. I love the phone but need these bugs fixed. Go to call someone and it says dialing for 10 seconds. That last one might be a boost issue but it didn't happen with my galaxy s3. I LOVE THIS PHONE, but not happy about waiting seeing as how this is mostly a bug fix release. So my bugs are not as important as someone in Brazil or who bought online in the us?

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What do you mean by what about them? Article says all of them are getting it and it specifies who would get it first. None of them are getting left out why are you asking?

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I work in customer service and have had about all the smartassness I can take for one day so if I come across as an ass forgive me. Where in the article does it say "all" moto g's will be updated. It says the g will get it but when I see it only mentions customers in Brazil or who bought online it makes me question to make sure mine is included. No different than saying "new York is going to the world series". Do you mean mets or Yankees? I don't care who's first. I just want the update. As to why I'm asking, I think this post will address that
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You cannot be this stupid. Obviously since Motorola is still a Google company and the X and the E are getting 4.4.3, the midrange Moto G will as well. Also, any manufacturer would give update priority to their flagship. Would it make sense for Samsung to release 4.4.3 to the Galaxy Mega before the Galaxy S5? Would HTC release 4.4.3 to the One Max before the One M8? Think about it.

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It makes sense that you've had about all the smartassness that you can take since you are clearly a dumbass

If you click through to the Motorola blog post at the end of the article it just tells you who is up first.

It makes no sense that they would not update all of the G's.

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3 nobodies. And one reasonable comment. Thanks for your worthless input. Go find somebody who gives a crap what any of you say, think, or feel

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Can Moto/Lenovo bring the moto name back to mainstream. I hope so. The X has some cool and useful features. The X has a OK camera, I wouldn't say good, but OK. Samsung has that pretty much in the bag. Moto needs good advertising! Their droid line commercials on Verizon are scary. They need to be fresh, airy, colorful. Not dark, mechanical, and scary. That's were Moto and Lenovo need to focus on next. Us nerds that care about software updates aren't going to keep the moto name afloat. My wife doesn't even no what a software update is. As long as the phone turns on, take good pics, that look good on the screen she's happy. That probably accounts for more then half the market.

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The speed at which Motorola get these updates out is phenomenal. I'll definitely consider a Motorola device when I'm out of contract.

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After having Lgs and Samsungs, it's refreshing to see that my Moto G will get the update very soon, but if Motorola says that Moto E will get the next major update, what about the other phones? Will they get it?!

Yes they will get the next major update- its supposed to be announced at Google I/O this summer!!!! Hopefully Lenovo decides to support updates for the Moto X, G, and E for the next 2 years would be so Awesome!!!! Just like HTC!!

Typical. Everytime a new update is released, people start the "when will my phone get it?" or the "if I don't get it soon, I'm done" whining. People have no patience at all. Absolutely hilarious.

Wowzers! I assumed Moto X would get 4.4.3 pretty quick ( like in a month or so), but holy geeze!
I'm in love with Moto X, the wife's Moto G. Moto definitely has my money when its time to upgrade!

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Me too I love them!!!! And anyone who's crying and frustrated right now because it says "YOUR DEVICE IS UP TO DATE" GET OVER IT!!!!! Have a nice day!

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Update rollout is gradual just like on GPE devices and Nexus devices. Still, I want my N5 and N7 2012 updated NAO!

Surprise!! Moto is still proving not to be a joke when it comes to this update game

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That gives hope for future major updates, but the higher the hopes the higher the disapointment I'm afraid.

Verizon and Moto have a special relationship going back to the original Droid. Verizon will definitely make sure to get the Droid updated as quick as possible.

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Dude this is Verizon we are talking about. Have you ever used Verizon before? Their network is fast, but their updates (save for Apple) are not.

thats a joke right? apparently it doesnt seem like u were aware that verizon was the first carrier to push 4.4 to moto x (even before any nexii's received 4.4)

"verizon was the first carrier to push 4.4 to moto x"

Which was way out of character for Verizon (and took everyone by surprise), they having an amazing track record of NOT getting updates out in a timely manner. Hell, the Galaxy Nexus on Verizon never even got 4.3 when all the other GNex's did. And someone else on this thread said that the latest Droids still don't have 4.4.2 either.

Yet the latest droids still don't have 4.4.2. I know its Verizon's fault... But still.

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You can use Motorola Device Manager but more than likely it will hit their servers at the same time as the OTA but you may get lucky if you keep checking...doubt it but you can try. I just checked for my wife's Moto X using The device manager software and it isn't up yet. The Motorola Device Manager software is for Windows and Mac only so I have it running on my Linux machine on a VM windows 7 install. https://motorola-global-portal.custhelp.com/app/answers/prod_answer_deta...

Sweet! I just got a used Moto X yesterday and think it is by far the best Android device to date that I have owned. Bring it on Moto!