News Briefs: Android 5.1 arrives on Moto X Pure edition & upcoming Moto smartphones leak

Android 5.1 update for Moto X 2014 Pure editionMotorola releases Android 5.1 update for Moto X (2nd Gen) Pure edition

Motorola has started rolling out Android 5.1 update for the Moto X (2nd Gen) Pure edition in the United States. The update is now available over-the-air and will automatically reach all Moto X pure edition units over the next few days.

As per the official change-log shared by the company, the Android 5.1 update improves stability and provides better control over notifications. [Source]

Upcoming Motorola smartphones leaked

A reddit user has shared details of two unannounced Motorola smartphones, which are currently being tested at US telecom operator Verizon. According to the source, the phones will run on Android 5.1.1 and come with Quad-HD screens, NFC, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. These are code-named as Clark and Kinzie.

The reddit user also notes that Motorola Clark is powered by Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor, while the Kinzie will come with Snapdragon 810.  The exact screen-sizes are unclear at this point.

There is no word on when these phones will be officially unveiled, but the company is likely to introduce the new smartphone portfolio in Q3.


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