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AT&T Moto X KitKat soak test begins

Earlier this week Android 4.4 KitKat began rolling out to Verizon Moto X handsets. Now it looks like it is almost AT&T's turn, as a soak test has now begun.
November 21, 2013
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When Motorola took to the stage at the Moto G event, it was revealed that the Moto X would be seeing KitKat within a few weeks time. As it turns out, Motorola has been pretty spot on. Earlier this week Verizon surprised us all by being the first U.S. carrier to see the update to KitKat on the Moto X, and now it looks like it is almost AT&T’s turn.

Starting late last night, Motorola started sending out emails to AT&T Moto X owners that are part of the Motorola Feedback Network, inviting them to take place in an update soak test. Although the update didn’t specify that this is indeed KitKat, it seems pretty likely.

Now a soak test isn’t the same thing as a full release, but it is as sign that AT&T could be close to unleashing KitKat to all Moto X owners. How long will the process take? It really depends on how well the soak testing goes.

Judging by Verizon however, it could be here in a matter of days — just don’t get your hopes up too much just yet. We’ll be sure to update our readers with a new post when we learn more about the soak test, or (better yet) receive word of a full rollout.

What do you think of Motorola’s prompt handling of KitKat so far? Impressed, or not surprised now that they are more deeply connected to Google?