After the Motorola Moto G60 and Moto G40 Fusion release last month, Motorola seems to have gained some momentum in the smartphone market. The company is updating the Moto G Fast to Android 11.
Motorola launched the Moto G Fast last June with Android 10 out of the box. The developers took sweet 11 months to make Android 11 available for the device. Cut to the chase; the phone is getting Android 11 plus the now outdated February 2021 security patch. Motorola Moto G Fast doesn’t seem that fast when it comes to Android updates. But something is still better than nothing, no? Samsung really seems far ahead in the update game, with the company releasing the May security update for Android in April itself.
According to a Reddit user, the update is already live for those living in the United States. Since its release, this is the first time the phone is getting a major update to its firmware. Unlike its competitors, Motorola prefers to keep things clean and simple. The UI is clean as Android stock UI, with some Motorola apps that don’t look like bloatware. The update brings the firmware version RPJ31.Q1-53-12. Having said that, the update size is still unknown at the moment. Like always, make sure you have stable Wi-Fi before you start downloading the update.
Motorola Moto G Fast: What’s new in Android 11?
Coming to the Android 11 features, the update brings in several new features such as support for chat bubbles like that on Facebook Messenger. Users will also get a conversation area in the notification panel.
Android 11 made some big changes to the permission system, allowing users to grant an app certain permission for just one time. This is quite useful in case you are trying out new apps. The latest version of Android 11 also brings in several under the hood improvements as well as a somewhat less cluttered UI. If you use the phone in landscape mode while playing music, you will notice that the quick tiles area will also house the music player.
In case you haven’t got any notification, you can go to the Settings app and manually check for phone updates from there.