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Motorola Moto G7 Play

Specifications

Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play (Moto G7 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5.7 inch 19:9, 1512 x 720 pixel 294 PPI, Capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 18.7 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm, Card Reader: up to 512 GB microSD cards, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, 2G: 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900. 3G: B1, B2, B4, B5, B8. 4G: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B20, B28, B38, B40, B41., Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.99 x 147.3 x 71.5 ( = 0.31 x 5.8 x 2.81 in)
Battery
3000 Wh, 11.4 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix , ƒ/2.0, PDAF, 1.12 μm pixels, LED flash
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix , ƒ/2.2, 1.12 μm pixels, Display flash
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker at the top of the display, Keyboard: Virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty, SAR values: Body – 0.854 W/kg, Head - 0.836 W/kg. LTE: Cat.7 downloads, Cat.6 uploads, fanless
Weight
149 g ( = 5.26 oz / 0.33 pounds), Power Supply: 62 g ( = 2.19 oz / 0.14 pounds)
Price
149.99 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 70.96% - average
Average of 10 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 59%, features: 60%, display: 81% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Motorola Moto G7 Play

80.6% Motorola Moto G7 Play Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Motorola has released its G7 series and now it is time for us to test the Moto G7 Play, a budget smartphone that incorporates a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage and a 5.7-inch IPS display. The G7 Plus scored highly in our recent review, but how it does its considerably cheaper sibling compare? Read on to find out how the Moto G7 Play performs in our tests and how it fares against other entry-level smartphones.
80% Moto G7 Play review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Moto G7 Play isn’t a flagship killer, but at £150, it wouldn’t be. Instead, the G7 Play is a solid smartphone that despite not having high-end internals can provide a smooth, lag-free mobile experience – even when playing the likes of PUBG Mobile, and that’s impressive. The build quality is great despite the use of plastic, with fine detailing across the handset giving the G7 Play a more premium look and the lightweight nature of the phone is certainly a plus.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
66% Motorola Moto G7 Play review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Moto G7 Play has modest specs and low price and quite expectedly it has some issues, mostly concerning app loading times. But the Play was well-designed, the chipset is a good choice, and the camera is skillful enough for the class.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 66%
80% Moto G7 Play Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Moto G7 Play offers amazing value for money and could be a great crash phone or choice for parents with accident-prone kids in need of a smartphone. It features a robust design, reasonable battery life and near untouched version of Android 9. The only downside is that for a mere £40 more you can pick up the Moto G7 Power, which has a nicer design, is more powerful and features a giant battery that'll easily smash through two days use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto G7 Play review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Moto G7 Play isn’t a flagship killer, but at £150, it wouldn’t be. Instead, the G7 Play is a solid smartphone that despite not having high-end internals can provide a smooth, lag-free mobile experience – even when playing the likes of PUBG Mobile, and that’s impressive. The build quality is great despite the use of plastic, with fine detailing across the handset giving the G7 Play a more premium look and the lightweight nature of the phone is certainly a plus.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto G7 Play review
Source: Techradar English
Pocketable, affordable, zippy in day-to-day use - the Moto G7 Play may be a budget phone - and it isn’t built for gaming, despite its name - but it bears all the hallmarks of a four-star device. It delivers great battery life, gives you access to tons of apps, and it offers value for money that can argue away most of its shortcomings.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
55% Motorola Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play Review
Source: Phone Arena English
Overall, Moto is not doing anything extraordinary, but it does not need to: the new Moto phones are an evolution in terms of design with thinner bezels and more stylish looks, they are faster with the Snapdragon 6xx series of chips, and they work reliably, with a clean and likeable interface.
Comparison, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 02/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 55%
Moto G7 Play: Hands-on Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Moto G7 Play offers amazing value for money on paper, and could be a great crash phone or choice for parents with accident-prone kids in need of a smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/13/2019
100% Motorola Moto G7 Play review
Source: Stuff TV English
It punches above its weight in terms of performance, has a competent camera and looks a lot more expensive than it actually is, even if the plastic build gives the game away once you get it into your hand.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
Hands on: Moto G7 Play review
Source: Techradar English
The G7 Play is a value buy with enough specs and space to get anyone off the ground with basic smartphone functionality and it's one of the cheapest devices running Android 9 Pie.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/07/2019
Motorola Moto G7 Play initial review: Affordable Android
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Motorola Moto G7 Play certainly looks cheaper than the rest of the Moto G7 family, but it is sub £150, putting it firmly in budget smartphone territory.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2019

Foreign Reviews

Das kann Motorolas neue Mittelklasse
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2019
8% Motorola Moto G7 Play So gut ist das 150-Euro-Smartphone
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 8% performance: 75% display: 77% mobility: 83%
80% Recensione Motorola moto g7 Play by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Unboxing Motorola moto g7 Play by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice display; decent hardware; elegant design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/06/2019

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
632: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight Kryo 260 cpu cores at up to 1.8 GHz, an Adreno 509 GPU, a LPDDR4-2666 memory controller and a X12 LTE (Cat 13/12, 300 / 150 MBit) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.7":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.149 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Motorola: The original company Motorola Inc was split in 2011. Motorola Mobility got the smartphone range and was taken over by Google in 2012 and by Lenovo in 2014. The Motorola smartphone brand continues for the time being. There are still a lot of reviews on Motorola Mobiles with average ratings.
70.96%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-03- 3)