Motorola has officially begun to roll out the Android 8.1 Oreo update for Moto G5 Plus smartphones with improved user interface, new features and last July security update. A few months ago, the company had been shown to set up an official release note for the update.
Motorola Moto G5 Plus users in Brazil and some other markets have allegedly begun to receive Android 8.1 Oreo. The update is said to be limited to users of the soak test, and users registered with the Motorola Feedback Network (MFN), as reported by MySmartPrice. To receive the update right away, you are also required to register for MFN.
Android 8.1 Oreo Update for G5 Plus brings Google Pixel 2 to the launcher along with a new stream menu. The icons in the status bar and settings have a Google Pixel-like icon redesign. It now has a new animation to shut down and restart. Motorola has also included a new Moto feature for three-finger gesture screens. Finally, users now have a "light" and a "dark" theme support with automatic wallpaper change.
Lenovo-owned Motorola launched Moto G5 Plus last April. It was launched at a price of Rs 14,999 and with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-
Moto G5 Plus Specifications and Features
The Moto G5 Plus has a 5.2-inch full HD ( 1080p) display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection stored on top. Under the hood of the smartphone, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 runs the octave core SoC. The smartphone comes in three variants of 2GB of RAM, plus 32GB of storage, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage and 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The internal storage can be expanded via a microSD card.
For photography, the Moto G5 Plus is equipped with a 12m Egapixel rear camera with f / 1.7 aperture, dual auto focus pixel, dual-tone LED flash and 4K video capture. The smartphone comes with a 5 megapixel wide-angle self-timer with f / 2.2 aperture. The Moto G5 Plus packs a 3000mAh battery with the TurboCharging feature that the company claims to offer a 6 hour battery after 15 minutes.