Motorola releases pie for Moto G6+ and Moto Z3, adds support for 5G mod

Peter, 23 January 2019

Motorola has started rolling out Android 9 Pie to two more of its phones. The Moto Z3 is getting the typical Pie features and the January 1 security patch. You can read the full change log for more details. There's a detailed breakdown of the features here.

The most interesting addition is support for the 5G MotoMod, which will make this one of the very first 5G-connected phones (we’ve only seen hotspots and routers so far). It will work on Verizon’s network. The mod itself isn’t available yet and 5G networks are live in only a few cities.

The Moto G6+ also makes the jump to Pie, the update has already reached users in Brazil. Note that the security patch on this one is older, December 1.

Motorola Moto G6+ getting Android 9 Pie (in Brazil)
Motorola Moto G6+ getting Android 9 Pie (in Brazil)

The Moto X4, a phone from 2017, got Pie in November last year.

Thanks for the tip, Matt!

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Reader comments

  • AnonD-784107
  • 25 Jan 2019
  • pY$

My question is when the Pie update coming to UK.

  • Anonymous
  • 24 Jan 2019
  • PA7

Is it mean other z 2016 & 2017 now able to use 5G mod? Cant image when we use motorola ARA, we only need update SoC every year

  • AnonD-558092
  • 23 Jan 2019
  • 45}

I have a Note9 thank you. I was just highlighting the fact that Lenovo did not fulfill its promise. Also why would I need to upgrade? Is the SD617 going to give me cancer? Or you perhaps think that saving money isn't worth the trouble of appreci...

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