Published On: Mon, Sep 18th, 2017

[UPDATED: Motorola Clarifies] Moto G4 Lineup Refused Oreo Update Despite The Promise, Motorola Silently Wiped References To Oreo Update Promise

Motorola used to suffer a good repute when it came to delivering timely updates to Android devices. The association has boasted a purify lane record for rolling out updates right after Google. However, things started changing after a merger by Lenovo. At this point, no one can pledge either your Motorola device will get subsequent refurbish or not.

In one of a latest moves that endorse company’s miss of industry for rolling out updates, Moto G4 lineup has been denied Oreo update. Motorola recently published a list of inclination that will get Android 8.0 Oreo update, and a Moto G4 family is blank from that list. Many other inclination are blank too, though a deficiency of Moto G4 is intolerable as it was launched only a year ago. It bugs us even some-more as a phones were marketed with a guarantee of dual vital updates – Nougat and Oreo.

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A Reddit user posted about a emanate and also posted posters of Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus carrying a aphorism that they will get a Oreo update. The selling element for a phones highlights a refurbish guarantee done by a company. Even a paperwork inside a box of a phone also mentions about dual vital updates.

Moto G4 oreo

What’s worse is a fact that Motorola has been silently stealing all a references to a refurbish guarantee for a Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. The association has private online selling calm for a phones that mentioned Android O. Even a Amazon inventory and alighting page banners have been updated, deftly stealing a discuss of Android O.

Interestingly, Motorola’s amicable media group in India does not seem wakeful of a latest refurbish and recently posted a chatter observant that a Moto G4 Plus will get a update.

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Android manufacturers contingency get their act together!

This is not a initial time when a manufacturer has backtracked on a refurbish promise. Earlier, we have seen OnePlus doing a same to a OnePlus 2 smartphone. Obviously, all this intrigue does not play good with a consumers, generally in this box when many of a buyers chose a phone since of a refurbish promise. We consider it’s high time Android manufacturers get their act together. As for Motorola, this movement can means some critical repercussions for a arriving devices.

UPDATE: After a news went viral, Motorola released a matter observant that it will be rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo refurbish to both Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. Here’s a statement:

It’s been brought to our attention that there were some errors in a selling materials around Android O upgrades for Moto G4 Plus. This was an slip on a partial and we apologize for this miscommunication. It’s a ubiquitous use for a Moto G family to get one vital OS ascent per device, though it’s critical to us we keep a promises, so in further to a N ascent it has already received, we will be upgrading Moto G4 Plus to Android O. Because this is an random upgrade, it will take some time to fit it into a ascent schedule.

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