While Moto G and Moto X (2014) users are already enjoying Android 5.0 Lollipop Motorola has kept Moto X 2013 users waiting for a long time but it seems like the wait is finally over. Previously Motorola Software engineer Luciano Carvalho confirmed that Lollipop was being soak tested on the Moto X 2013 confirming that Motorola was indeed working on the update, now a new email from Motorola send out to developers confirm that the release of Moto X 2013 Lollipop update is close.
Reddit user Monkey_tennis which has a T-Mobile Developer Edition Moto X 2013 has received an email (read it here) from Motorola announcing the release of a new software update, which most likely will be Android 5.0 or Android 5.1
In the Email, Motorola informs developers that “we are inviting Moto X 2013 owners to participate in an early preview of a new software release”. All though a specific release date is not specified, we do expect it to roll out before the end of this month.
Once the OTA and Factory Images of Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Moto X have been made available you will be able to download them here:
Meanwhile, if you really can’t wait there is always the possibility to install Cyanogenmod 12 based on Android 5.0 (unofficial port). Download it here: