The Motorola Moto G8 Plus has been waiting for an Android 10 update for a while and users should be patient. The smartphone will be upgraded to the Android version after this summer, but may forget an Android 11 update.
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Motorola Moto G8 Plus Android 10-update
Motorola is on Androidworld know that the Moto G8 Plus will be updated ‘after this summer’ to Android 10. The device, which has been available since the end of last year, is still running Android 9.0 (Pie) and has been waiting for the most recent Android version for a while. Now it is clear that it will take a while before the smartphone is updated.
Motorola also announced that the Moto G8 Plus will not be updated to the new Android 11, which will be released later this year. This comes as no surprise: Moto G phones often only get one major Android upgrade. The company says it will check per device whether more updates are needed.
So if you have a Moto G8 Plus, Android 10 is the first and last version update. The phone will be updated with security updates for a while. These are published quarterly and up to two years after release. This means that the G8 Plus software support will run through October 2021.
More about the Motorola Moto G8 Plus
The Motorola Moto G8 Plus has been available in the Netherlands since November 2019 and has a suggested retail price of 269 euros. Meanwhile, the smartphone has dropped in price, so you can get it for around 200 euros. The device is notable for its triple rear camera, with the primary 48 megapixel lens assisted by an action camera and depth sensor.
Under the hood of the Moto G8 Plus is a Snapdragon 665 chip with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The battery is 4000 mAh and supports fast charging with 15 Watt. There is a fingerprint scanner on the back to unlock the phone safely. The screen measures 6.3 inches and has a resolution of 2280 by 1080 pixels, with a small notch at the top for the 25-megapixel selfie camera.
Knowing more? Read the extensive Motorola Moto G8 Plus review or check the video below. In addition to the G8 Plus, Motorola has also released the Moto G8 Power, regular Moto G8 and cheap Moto G8 Power Lite.