Motorola Android 13 update plan leaked! Only latest Moto G, Edge models to get it first | Mobile News

Motorola Android 13 update plan leaked! Only latest Moto G, Edge models to get it first

Motorola Android 13 update tracker: The latest version of Android is reaching the newer Motorola phones first, check the list.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 15:02 IST
Motorola Edge 30 Pro First Impressions: Offers the Google Pixel experience
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1/7 The Motorola Edge 30 Pro comes in Cosmos Blue and StarDust White colours. The rear is Gorilla Glass 5 while the front is Gorilla Glass 3. The frame is made of plastic. The phone has a IP52 certification for water and dust resistance. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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2/7 Motorola's MyUX experience offers lots of customisation options. You can change fonts, layout, colour accents, icon shapes, and more. Note that the features aren't as verstaile as Xiaomi's MIUI or Samsung's One UI. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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3/7 The Motorola Edge 30 Pro offers a bright and vivid 6.7-inch pOLED FHD+ display with a refresh rate of 144Hz. It is super smooth to scroll and looks great on the eyes. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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4/7 Motorola Edge 30 Pro offers a triple camera setup, consisting of a 50MP main camera with OIS, another 50MP ultra-wide camera that doubles up as a macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera. It can record up to 8K videos at 24 fps. The 60MP front camera takes care of selfies.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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5/7 Motorola Edge 30 Pro relies on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip paired to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Motorola is offering the Snapdragon Sight and Snapdragon Sound features. You also get a pair of stereo speakers for audio and Dolby Atmos output.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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6/7 The Motorola Edge 30 Pro gets a 4800mAh battery that is paired with a 68W fast wired charging solution. The phone also supports 15W wireless fast charging and 5W reverse wireless charging. Battery life is good on this phone; it easily lasts an entire day with moderate to heavy usage. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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7/7 The Motorola Edge 30 Pro comes with Android 12 experience bathed in the Material You theme. This is closer to the stock Android experience on the Google Pixel 6. Motorola promises two Android OS upgrades.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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Motorola Edge 30 among the few Motorola phones to get the Android 13 update. (Priya/HT Tech)

Motorola is not the name that comes up when you talk about software updates. The Lenovo owned brand is notorious for offering the least number of OS updates and delivering them much delayed. Hence, for Motorola users, something like Android 13 could take ages to come. Thankfully, a leak has now revealed what Motorola devices are in line to get the Android 13 update first. Spoiler alert: not many of Motorola's devices are getting the update in the initial stages.

Based on a report from GSMArena, only a handful of Motorola devices are getting the Android 13 update first. The list includes the following devices:

Motorola Edge+ (2022)

Motorola Edge (2022)

Motorola Edge 30 Pro

Motorola Edge 30

Moto G Stylus 5G 2022

Moto G 5G 2022

Moto G82 5G

Moto G62 5G

Moto G42

Moto G32

Motorola Android 13 update plan leaks

It is surprising to see phones like the Moto G71, Moto G51, Moto G52 and a couple of other Moto G models launched earlier this year not making the cut in this list. Even the more popular models from 2021 such as the Motorola Edge 20 Fusion, Edge 20, and Edge 20 Pro are missing from the list.

The devices that have made it to the Android 13 update list could also be waiting until the start of 2023 to get their Android updates. This is surprising given that Motorola relies on a largely stock Android-like interface. On the other hand, Samsung with its heavily modified One UI interface usually delivers its update first. In fact, most of the Galaxy S and Galaxy Z devices from the last two years could end up getting the Android 13 update before the year ends.

Coming back to Motorola, the brand just announced its first 200MP camera phone along with the Motorola Razr 2022 variant. The new Razr 2022 goes for a major new design revamp and top-of-the-line specifications this year instead of subtle tweaks. It is now based on the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, a large new display with slimmer bezels, and two brand new cameras. The Razr 2022, if launched globally, could compete with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 that launched recently.


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First Published Date: 20 Aug, 15:02 IST