Motorola Officially Introduces The G7 Series

United States The new moto g7 will be released in the US starting this spring and will be universally unlocked at Best Buy, B&H Photo, Walmart and on Amazon.com with subsequent availability at Google Fi, Republic Wireless and Ting. Claiming to be 50 percent faster than the previous generation, the device runs the Snapdragon 632 and also comes with TurboPower. These two phones also have a "chin" below the display, where you can find Motorola's logo, and a fingerprint scanner on the back. It features a 5.7-inch Max Vision HD+ display. There's the G7, the G7 Play, G7 Power and G7 Plus. Also, the Moto G7 Play and Moto G7 Power feature single-camera, while the other two Moto G7 phones feature dual-camera setups. The display is 6.2 inches with 720 x 1520 resolution. It is followed by the G7 Power and its 3GB of RAM, while the Moto G7 and G7 Plus both come with 4GB of RAM. On the camera end, the device packs a single 13MP rear camera while for selfies, there is an 8MP front camera.

For pricing and availability, the Moto G7 ($299), G7 Power ($249), and G7 Play ($199) all arrive unlocked "this spring" at Best Buy, B&H Photo, Walmart, and Amazon. The model will launch unlocked in the U.S. this spring. Additionally, there is a 3,000mAh battery to keep the lights on. It has the same 6.2” 1080p+ display and 3,000mAh battery. It features the same Snapdragon 632 chipset on the G7 Power and the "regular " G7, but is paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

The Moto G7 Plus is the most powerful G-phone yet, but its calling in life is photography. "The device features a smaller 5.72" IPS HD+ display and a wider Notch. Priced at United States dollars 199, it will launch mid-February in Europe roll out over the coming month in various countries in Latin America and North America. Also worth mentioning is that the Moto G7 is splash resistant with its P2i water-repellent nano coating. Ahead of the official announcement, the Moto G7 has been listed on Verizon's carrier certification page. Don't get it wrong, the G7 is not a flagship model but its features and specs are way enhanced than the G7 Play and G7 Power.

As everyone can probably tell from the smartphone's name, the most important hardware part that Moto G7 Power has to offer is its battery.

On the front, you'll notice the notch is narrower than the G7 Play, but it's still pretty prominent. The 19:9, 6.2-inch display also runs at Full HD+ (2270x1080, for those keeping track) making it the nicest G7 model to actually look at. The device is available in Clear white and Ceramic Black variants.

For the camera, the Moto G7 Plus equips a 16MP (f/1.7) primary camera with a 5MP depth sensor. There's 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage, which should be enough for the vast majority of people.

The Moto G7 Plus can be purchased immediately in Brazil and Mexico with Europe close behind.

The memory and storage are largely the same as the Moto G7 but the processor is just a touch stronger with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636. The smartphone has a dual camera setup on the rear comprising a 12MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture combined with a 5MP secondary sensor for depth detection. Motorola is only promising one major OS update for these devices, and if last year's Moto G6 update speed is any indication, that update will come very slowly. It also boasts phase-detection autofocusing for faster and more accurate focusing.

  • Latoya Cobb