The Motorola Moto G7 is probably the only smartphone out of the four smartphones Motorola unveiled that doesn’t excel in one particular aspect. However, it is well rounded and has decent specifications, not lacking any major overall. It also sports a smaller water drop notch which makes it stand out from the Moto G7 Power and Moto G7 Play. Let’s take a look at what the Motorola G7 has to offer.
Motorola Moto G7 Key Specs
・6.2-inch LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2270 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie, 4GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 1.8GHz, Snapdragon 632
・64GB built-in storage
・12MP + 5MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
・3,000mAh non-removable battery
Motorola Moto G7 Design And Display
Motorola Moto G7 is equipped with a 1080p+ Full HD+ display with an eye popping 405 pixels per inch density and a 19:9 aspect ratio with a water drop notch up top housing the front-facing camera. The screen is also protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 as well as the back with aluminium frame all around.
At the back is a dual camera setup with an LED flash underneath and a fingerprint sensor not far down. Overall, the device weighs 172 grams and measures just 8mm in thickness. This device comes in just two colours; Ceramic Black and Clear White. It comes in both Single SIM and dual SIM option, both with Nano SIM.
Motorola Moto G7 Camera Review
Motorola Moto G7 has two cameras at the rear; a 12MP main shooter with an f/1.8 aperture and PDAF alongside a secondary 5MP depth sensor camera with an f/2.2 aperture. The dual camera setup is equipped with an LED flash, HDR and Panorama with the ability to record 4k videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at both 30 and 60fps. The selfie camera is a single 8MP shooter equipped with HDR and can shoot 1080p as well but at a maximum of 30fps.
Motorola Moto G7 Hardware and Software
Just like it’s siblings – the G7 Power and G7 Play – it uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC which is a Chipset based on the 14nm process technology with an octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz alongside an Adreno 506 GPU for gaming. The Motorola Moto G7 has only one configuration which has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of Internal Storage which can be expanded further via the onboard microSD slot of up to 512GB. Also, this device runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.
Battery & Network Connectivity
This device is packing a 3,000mAh batter equipped with a 15W fast charging. It also comes with 4G LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi direct, WiFi hotspot, GPS, FM Radio and a USB Type-C port with support for USB On The Go. NFC is exclusive to the Europe model only.
Motorola Moto G7 Price and Availability
The device is set to cost €250/$300 for the only configuration which is the 4GB/64GB configurations and is set to go on sale later this month; February.
Motorola Moto G7 Full Specifications
- Dimension: 157 x 75.3 x 8 mm
- Material: front and back glass, aluminium frame
- Weight: 172 grams
- SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: LTPS IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.2-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2270 pixels, 405ppi
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: Snapdragon 632, Octa-core 1.8GHz
- RAM: 4GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 64GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB (dedicated slot)
- Primary: 12MP + 5MP with f/1.8 + f/2.0 – LED Flash, PDAF, Panorama, HDR
- Secondary: 8MP – HDR
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2 with A2DP, LE, aptX
- USB: Yes, Type-C
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
- NFC: Yes (Europe Model only)
- GPS: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
- Sensor: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 3,000mAh non-removable
- Type: Li-Ion
- Fast Charging: Yes, 15W
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: $300
Availability: Coming soon