As just announced on Motorola's official blog, the company will begin rolling out Android 4.4.3 KitKat to unlocked Mot X, G, and E owners this week. Motorola has made a point of rapid updates since it was acquired and subsequently sold by Google, with Punit Soni acting as the public face of Motorola's software update team.

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This update will be rolling out to unlocked (T-Mobile) Moto X owners, the unlocked Moto G (including the new and old 3G variants, as well as LTE the version), and the Moto E. This does not include the AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint Moto X, or the Verizon prepaid Moto G at this time. Those devices must go through carrier certification, though Motorola has historically been quick to update them relative to most other carrier-branded Android devices.

The update to 4.4.3 brings a few things, as detailed by Moto below:

Motorola users will also enjoy:

  • Improved camera image quality for Moto X including better consistency of exposure, more realistic flash coloring, and improved photos in low light conditions using front camera.
  • For Moto X and Moto G, pausing for video recording with a convenient pause/resume button on the viewfinder.
  • Motorola Alert in this update for Moto X and Moto G users. This new app helps give peace of mind by sending periodic messages to the contacts you choose.

Here is the specific changelog for Moto X:

Android™ 4.4.3, KitKat®
Android 4.4.3, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. This release includes several stability, framework and security fixes in addition to accuracy improvements to the power profile.

Camera - Improved image quality
Improved camera image quality including better consistency of exposure, more realistic flash coloring, improved photos in low light conditions using front camera.

Camera - Pause video recording
Added the ability to pause video recording with a convenient pause/resume button on the viewfinder.

Updated Phone dialer
Updated Phone dialer with a new graphical layout and colors to improve consistency and usability.

Enables Motorola Alert
Application download
New Motorola Alert application sends periodic alerts with your location to your selected contacts.

For Moto G:

Android™ 4.4.3, KitKat®
Android 4.4.3, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. This release includes several stability, framework and security fixes in addition to accuracy improvements to the power profile.

Camera - Pause video recording
Added the ability to pause video recording with a convenient pause/resume button on the viewfinder.

Updated Phone dialer
Updated Phone dialer with a new graphical layout and colors to improve consistency and usability.

Enables Motorola Alert
Application download
New Motorola Alert application sends periodic alerts with your location to your selected contacts.

And Moto E:

Android™ 4.4.3, KitKat®
Android 4.4.3, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. This release includes several stability, framework and security fixes in addition to accuracy improvements to the power profile.

Updated Phone dialer
Updated Phone dialer with a new graphical layout and colors to improve consistency and usability.

As stated, the updates will begin rolling out this week for all of the aforementioned devices.

Motorola