AT&T Moto X KitKat soak test begins; Verizon DROID Xyboard tablets getting Android 4.1.2



Verizon’s Moto X was the first device to receive Android 4.4 KitKat over the air, but owners of the phone on other carriers aren’t far behind. According to the many reports sitting in our inbox from the Motorola Feedback Forums, the AT&T Moto X will be getting the same KitKat-donning soak test upgrade that Verizon users are currently pulling down. There’s no indication as to when the rollout will begin, but it typically doesn’t take longer than a day or two from the initial notice for Motorola to get rolling on things.

Staying in the realm of update news, both of Verizon’s DROID Xyboard tablets — the Motorola DROID Xyboard 8.2 and Motorola DROID Xyboard 10.1 — are now getting Android 4.1.2. No, it’s not KitKat. It’s not even the latest version of Jelly Bean. But we’re just happy those folks are still being supported despite this pair of tablets being quite old in technology years. The short list of improvements includes improved overall OS stability and improvements to WiFi connectivity.

AT&T Moto X owners who happen to be in the soak test can expect to find the upgrade under the Settings menu whenever they’re ready to go live. Xyboard owners can pull their upgrade down right now.

[via Verizon 1 | 2, thanks to everyone who sent this in!]

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. Dug out my old Xyboard 10.1 to try the update but I can’t snag it yet. Still says it’s up to date. I hope it doesn’t need a current LTE card in it to update.

    1. needs an active card to grab it

      1. Thanks

  2. WARNING!!! Terrible joke alert…

    Moto’s on a rol(a)!

  3. First thought from the title: “… KitKat soak test begins? Is it in milk?”

  4. wrf? why isn’t my developer edition first?

    1. got it via OTA she used Google wallet tap and pay already! someone at Motorola was listening O:-)

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