In September 2017, Lenovo announced that it will bring Android 8.0 Oreo updates for Moto Z, Moto G5, Moto X4 and other mobile phones, while Lenovo is committed to Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. Providing an upgrade, but Lenovo changed its mind. They modified the marketing copy and promised to upgrade to Oreo instead of committing to upgrade to Nougat.

At the time, Lenovo called it a mistake, and they never intended to bring Oreo updates to the Moto G4 and G4 Plus. After causing user dissatisfaction, Lenovo said it will provide Android Oreo upgrade for Moto G4 Plus.

After a long test, today, according to foreign media GizChina, Lenovo officially launched the Android 8.1-based Oreo system update for Moto G4 Plus. At the same time, this update also brought Moto G4 Plus to December 2018. Security patch.

At present, whether the Moto G4 will receive the Android 8.1 Oreo update, the foreign media has not yet got the exact news.