The Moto X Play Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is on the way. Motorola released the Moto X Play, sold as the Droid Maxx 2 in the US, with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop - but the Marshmallow update will be released shortly. Find the latest Moto X Play update news below.
With the release of Android Marshmallow for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in recent weeks, there is a high expectation for the Marshmallow will arrives to Motorola devices. Remember that the Moto X Play is not being sold in the US, just as the Moto X Style is being sold in the US as the Moto X Pure Edition. It's called the Droid Maxx 2 in the US and is available only on Verizon. We'll be updating this page with Droid Maxx 2 Marshmallow update details as well.
We know that a group of Moto X Pure Edition users began testing Android Marshmallow in October as Motorola prepares the update for launch. The Moto X Play is renowned for great battery life already thanks to its large 3630 mAh capacity. When the update to Marshmallow arrives, and with its great battery-saving feature called Doze, you can be sure that battery life will get even better. Read more in our Android 6.0 review.
Moto X Play Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update
The Moto X Play and Droid Maxx 2 come with Android 5.1.1 out of the box. That means you're getting what is essentially the best version of Lollipop from the start. If you run into any issues running Lollipop on your Moto X Play, or if you'd like to find out how to get more out of your phone, then head over to these Lollipop articles for details: