Motorola broadcasts Android 11 plans for over 20 phones, for many their only update

At one time Motorola was nearly as good because it got for Android updates, at occasions beating even Google’s own telephones to the punch. That was again when Nexus telephones had been a thing, though, and a complete lot has modified within the years since. Now, Motorola is among the many worst Android OEMs in the case of updates, and the company’s Android 11 plans… well, they’re not serving to that.

In a online journal publish today, Motorola introduced its plans to upgrade 22 completely different Motorola gadgets and a single Lenovo machine to Android 11. That’s no microscopic number, but context is essential here.

For one, Motorola is saying this in tardy December, practically 4 months afterwards the upgrade was initialy launched on Pixel telephones in early September. Worse yet, none of those updates are rolling out now, somewhat arriving “in the coming months” and even then, “pending partner support.” It’s immense to see Motorola updating so several phones, but whenever you procure the context that the majority of those fashions won’t be up to date earlier than the primary Android 12 Preview drops within the spring, it’s fairly sad. That is one thing you actually should keep in mind when contemplating the company’s offerings.

The full list of Motorola devices getting the Android 11 update is as follows:

  • motorola razr 5G
  • motorola razr 2019
  • motorola edge
  • motorola edge+
  • motorola one 5G 
  • motorola one action¹
  • motorola one fusion
  • motorola one fusion+
  • motorola one hyper
  • motorola one vision
  • moto g 5G
  • moto g 5G plus
  • moto g fast  
  • moto g power
  • moto g pro
  • moto g stylus
  • moto g9 
  • moto g9 play
  • moto g9 plus 
  • moto g9 power
  • moto g8 
  • moto g8 power 
  • Lenovo K12 Note

The full checklist of Motorola units getting the Android 11 upgrade is as follows:

As you’d expect, this upgrade will ship Android 11’s typical options together with Bubbles, notification improvements, and more. Motorola didn’t announce any of its own further options coming with this update, but did affirm that Android 11’s slick energy button residence controls will likely be supported.

Looking once more at this list, though, there’s some extra bad news. Motorola’s upgrade promise solely ensures one main upgrade for the overwhelming majority of units on this list, that means Android 11 is the one upgrade they’ll ever get other than the occasional safety patch. This isn’t the case for the company’s foldable Razr 5G and the Motorola Edge+, the latter for which the corporate was basically pressured into committing furthermore support. Each of these gadgets will see Android 12 in time as a moment update. The company’s handful of Android One gadgets are additionally both seeing their moment upgrade in this place or will see a another next year, as our associates at Android Police level out. The more Motorola Edge appears an excellent candidate for Android 12, too, however the firm hasn’t mentioned something concerning that device.

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