Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update For Moto X, Moto G, Moto Maxx And Moto Turbo

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update For Moto X, Moto G, Moto Maxx And Moto Turbo
Motorola Moto X (2014) John Karakatsanis / Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0
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Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has began to roll out to a range of devices internationally. Along with other manufacturers, Motorola has been working on delivering the software to devices including the Moto X, Moto G, Moto Maxx and Moto Turbo variants.


According to Pocket-lint, Motorola is among the fastest OEMs when it comes to delivering updates to its devices. Motorola even beats some Nexus devices when it comes to Android upgrades.

The company also recently confirmed that it will be updating the following devices to Android 6.0 Marshmallow:

  • 2015 Moto X Pure Edition (third-gen)
  • 2015 Moto X Style (third-gen)
  • 2015 Moto X Play
  • 2015 Moto G (third-gen)
  • 2014 Moto X Pure Edition in the US (second-gen)
  • 2014 Moto X in Latin America, Europe and Asia (second-gen)
  • 2014 Moto G and Moto G with 4G LTE2 (second-gen)
  • 2014 Moto Maxx
  • 2014 Moto Turbo

People can check Motorola’s official page for further updates on the availability of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow software. The company also reminds users that plans for updating its line of products can change over time, so it is best to always check for announcements.

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When it comes to updating phones to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Motorola has this to say: “We believe your phone should look and behave like you want it to. That means our approach to software is ‘less is more’, so you can focus on the choices that are right for you. In fact, we’ve made it a priority to avoid bloatware and skins, and focus on identifying and tackling areas where we can enable more meaningful exchanges between you and your phone, such as simple voice controls and notifications that you can interact with even when your phone is asleep.”

Motorola users can expect the following features from the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update: Doze Mode, Now on Tap, Android Pay, Direct Share and Simple volume controls. There should also be changes to Moto Enhancements.