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Motorola Moto G7

Specifications

Motorola Moto G7
Motorola Moto G7 (Moto G7 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6.2 inch 19:9, 2270 x 1080 pixel 405 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 52 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio port, Card Reader: microSD up to 400 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B18/​B20/​B26/​B28/​B38/​B40/​B41), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 157 x 75.3 ( = 0.31 x 6.18 x 2.96 in)
Battery
11.4 Wh, 3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix f/​1.8, phase comparison AF, LED flash, videos @2160p/​30fps (main camera); 5.0 MP, f/​2.2, depth sharpness (secondary camera)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix videos @1080p/​30fps
Additional features
Speakers: speaker at the bottom, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, USB-C; LTE Cat 4 (150Mbps/​50Mbps); SAR value: 0.45 W/kg (head), 1.376 W/kg (body); support for ExFAT, DRM Widevine L1, fanless
Weight
172 g ( = 6.07 oz / 0.38 pounds), Power Supply: 77 g ( = 2.72 oz / 0.17 pounds)
Price
249 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80.09% - good
Average of 30 scores (from 53 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 71%, features: 61%, display: 80% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Motorola Moto G7

84.7% Motorola Moto G7 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Compared to its predecessor, the Motorola Moto G7 reaches new heights with more performance and more storage. The price remains the same, which makes Motorola's new mid-range smartphone very attractive.
70% Moto G7 Review: Still the Budget Phone Champ
Source: Tom's Guide English
Motorola's latest midrange offering doubles down on performance and packs a killer display, but so-so battery life and an awkward design hold this phone back.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Moto G7 review
Source: PC Advisor English
An outstanding display, clean Android 9 Pie with thoughtful Moto additions and improved cameras mean this is the best G series phone yet and the G7 phone you should buy. There are three other G7 phones in the series but the G7’s price and features mean it’s the best for most people. Tad annoying it’s an Amazon exclusive in the UK, though.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
75% Motorola Moto G7 Review: Affordability meets class
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The Moto G7 is a good phone for those who want a device that can last the entire day, offer a smooth experience and is easy to use. It's also quite affordable and cleverly disguised as a premium device.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Motorola Moto G7 Review
Source: Phandroid English
The Moto G7 looks amazing, feels amazing, and performs pretty well for the price range. The low tier camera can be forgiven when so many other aspects were knocked out of the park. For $299, it’s really hard to complain when you get a USB-C port, a headphone jack, and an awesome display. However, there are a few issues that really hurt the experience. The poor network performance and the charging issues in particular are unacceptable at any price point. The battery life was a disappointment as well, despite the sizeable battery. For $100 more, you can get yourself a Pixel 3a and get better performance and a stellar camera in exchange for a dated design and far inferior build quality. For $50 less, you can pick up an Honor X series device which will definitely have a better camera and better battery life. However, the G7 remains a solid purchase. We just hope Motorola won’t drop the ball with updates.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Motorola G7 — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
Despite a few grumbles around performance, I’ve been really impressed with the overall capability of the Motorola G7. For $399 it’s a fantastic phone and well worth the investment if you’re after a new phone on a budget, or perhaps a second/back up phone for yourself or your family in general.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/11/2019
80% Moto G7 review: The new gold standard for budget buyers
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The Moto G7 is more-or-less exactly what you expect. It’s not a radical reinvention of what the company's central pitch to mid-tier and budget customers is - but it probably shouldn’t be. This time around, Motorola have been smarter in the ways in which their smartphone experience is better. The sleek software, extra storage and more powerful CPU combine to make a big difference in terms of how usable the Moto G7 is and honestly, when you consider those qualities it’s not hard to make the case for this over other, more-expensive devices.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Motorola Moto G7, Moto G7 Power review
Source: Android Guys English
Both the G7 and the G7 Power offer great devices for Moto to add to its lineup for 2019. However, they target a need for two different people depending on their preference. Do you want a sleeker design with slightly better internals, screen, and camera? Then you should buy the G7 standard.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/24/2019
Motorola Moto G7 series hands-on: A fine family
Source: Android Authority English
Might I recommend these phones? Motorola has mastered the art of bringing value and appeal together. Not everyone can afford $1,000 flagships. I am grateful that Motorola keeps all consumers in mind. The 2019 G7 series are solid, budget-friendly devices that anyone should be proud to carry around. You can get yours via the button below.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/13/2019
80% Motorola Moto G7 review:
Source: CNet English
The Moto G7 is the best budget phone we've tried hands down. The Motorola Moto G7 has a slick contemporary design, a dewdrop notch display, decent dual rear cameras, turbo charging, solid battery life and a near-stock version of Android 9 Pie making it worth every penny.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Motorola Moto G7 And G7 Power Review: Still The Budget Phones To Beat
Source: The Verge English
To me, the G7 Power really feels like the Moto G7 to get. Its battery life is incredible and worth the cost-cutting that Motorola did elsewhere. When you’ve got a $250 phone that’s plenty good at a smartphone’s core duties and can handily outlast a Galaxy S10 Plus or iPhone XR, that’s pretty special.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Moto G7 and Moto G7 Power review: Still the best affordable Android phones money can buy
Source: Android Authority English
The Moto G7 and Moto G7 Power offer excellent value. You're getting a great design, modern features, and clean and fast software. For the price, Motorola elegantly balances performance and features without making too many compromises. The Moto G7 will give you the best that Motorola has to offer in the G7 series while the Moto G7 Power focuses on extended battery life.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2019
70% Moto G7 Review: Still the Budget Phone Champ
Source: Tom's Guide English
Despite its shortcomings, the Moto G7 remains a good value. Few phones, even at $299, guarantee the level of performance and software polish that Motorola is offering, and the fact that the G7 is compatible with every carrier under the sun in the U.S. is a notable plus, too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Motorola Moto G7
Source: PC Mag English
The Motorola Moto G7 offers solid performance, but its cameras and call quality leave room for improvement.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Moto G7 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Moto has a winner with the G7. While the company’s more expensive phones tend to not justify their higher prices, the G series is a bastion of smartphone consistency and the G7 is the best Moto G yet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Moto G7 review: The right price to pay
Source: Android Central English
In fact, the phone exceeded my expectations in almost every way. Thanks to its big, inviting screen, thoughtful design, ultra-reliable biometrics, and intuitive software, I'm happy to recommend it to anyone; that it's $300 is a bonus. That is, if you can live with software updates that happen infrequently at best.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Moto G7 review: Still the best bang for your buck
Source: Neowin English
And in fact, the Moto G7 is probably a worthy upgrade from the G6. There's a massive performance boost from this model, with its Snapdragon 632 chipset. The cool thing is that with the Moto G series, you actually can upgrade your phone every year without breaking the bank, and I think you'll be happy if you do just that this year.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Moto G7 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Moto G7 refines rather than redefines the company’s affordable phone offering, but despite its well-rounded approach, you'll find more bang for your buck elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Motorola Moto G7 review: Is the standard model the one to buy?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Moto G7 is a great budget phone that improves over its predecessor. Its problem is the G7 Plus which is £30 more and delivers faster charging, optical stabilisation for its better cameras, and a minor bump in processor - making it the phone to buy (after all, they both have the same design and screen sizes).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% 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, Very Long, Date: 02/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Motorola Moto G7 review
Source: Stuff TV English
The Moto G7 seems like the default option in this year’s line-up of just about the most venerated affordable phone series, ever. It’s not the cheap one, the long-lasting one or the fancy, more powerful one.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Moto G7 review
Source: Techradar English
At first glance, the Moto G7 looks like a much more expensive phone than it actually is. It may not offer top-end power or an incredible camera experience, but if you’re on the lookout for an affordable phone that works well and reliably, you’re sure be a fan of what Motorola’s G series flagship can do.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
68% Motorola Moto G7 review
Source: GSM Arena English
We had a particularly tough time populating the lists below, and that's probably a good thing - the Moto G7 doesn't really shine, yet it doesn't necessarily disappoint in any particular area. Isn't that what the definition of a successful midranger should be?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 68%
Hands on: Moto G7 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Moto G7 doesn’t rework the wheel. It refines rather than redefines the company’s affordable phone offering, giving buyers on a budget a surprisingly well-balanced phone with no clear hardware or software weakness. Hopefully, it will deliver on its promise when we more thoroughly test it for our full review.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/13/2019
100% Moto G7 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Moto has a winner with the G7. While the company’s more expensive phones tend to not justify their higher prices, the G series is a bastion of smartphone consistency and the G7 is the best Moto G yet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
Moto G7 family hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
What was once a single, decently specced and very affordable Moto G has morphed into a whole lineup of Moto G7s some 5+ years later. This latest generation caters to a wide array of users in the low-to-mid... midrange with prices varying from €150 to €300 and hardware to reflect those differences.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/07/2019
Motorola Moto G7 initial review: Is the standard model the one to buy?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Motorola Moto G7 is a lovely looking device that marries a premium finish with a great price point. It might be £100 more than the original Moto G that launched all those years ago but this series has come a long way since then and the finish is far beyond its price point.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2019
Motorola Moto G7 series hands-on: A fine family
Source: Android Authority English
Might I recommend these phones? Motorola has mastered the art of bringing value and appeal together. Not everyone can afford $1000 flagships. I am grateful that Motorola keeps all consumers in mind. The 2019 G7 series are solid, budget-friendly devices that anyone should be proud to carry around.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2019

Foreign Reviews

Motorola Moto G7
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/30/2019
66% Moto G7
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 62% workmanship: 100%
80% Motorola Moto G7 Das ungeliebte Sandwich-Kind
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% Motorola Moto G7 Mittelklasse-Handy ohne Überraschungen
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 81% features: 72% display: 81% mobility: 75%
Moto G7, G7 Plus und G7 Power
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/26/2019
74% Motorola Moto G7 Ein Must-have in der Mittelklasse?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 74% features: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Das kann Motorolas neue Mittelklasse
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2019
Motorola G7 ist vierfacher Preis-Leistungs-Hit
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/12/2019
Motorola Moto G7 Mit wahlweisen Vorzügen
Source: c't - 6/19 German
Display okay, Mobility mediocre
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2019
Análisis Motorola Moto G7: probamos el heredero del mítico Moto G
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: High performance; nice cameras; great display; decent speakers; long battery life; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/20/2019
▷Moto G7 Plus vs Moto G7, Lo que debes saber para decidirte
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Elegant design; nice display; high autonomy; good connectivity.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 02/20/2019
▷Las Ventajas y Desventajas del Moto G7 que debes conocer
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; excellent display; powerful processor. Negative: Unsupported waterproof; low storage; short battery life; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/15/2019
[Review] Moto G7: um smartphone para você considerar antes da sua próxima compra
Source: Gizmodo Brasil Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Good price; large memory. Negative: Outdated processor; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/15/2019
77% Recensione MOTO G7 e CUFFIE TRUE WIRELESS
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 75% display: 75% mobility: 85% workmanship: 75%
70% Review: Motorola Moto G7 en Moto G7 Plus – prima alternatieven
Source: Tablets Magazine Dutch NL→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Motorola Moto G7 - Dubbeltje en de eerste rang
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Motorola G7-serie nader bekeken
Source: Portablegear Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Elegant design; nice performance; decent display; great cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/08/2019
80% Test du Motorola Moto G7, le meilleur entrée de gamme du moment
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
[ Prise en main ] Motorola Moto G7 : une nouvelle génération pleine d’arguments
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; decent performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/08/2019
81% [Recenzja] Motorola Moto G7 – zwykły, ale dopracowany średniak
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Siedem pytań i siedem odpowiedzi, czyli co trzeba wiedzieć o Motoroli Moto G7
Source: Galaktyczny Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Attractive price; nice cameras; big screen; support NFC chip.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/04/2019
Motorola zna się świetnie na smartfonach. Recenzja Motorola Moto G7
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; great built quality; nice display; decent speakers; excellent cameras. Negative: Short battery life; no LED notification; inflexible face ID.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/13/2019
Обзор смартфона Motorola Moto G7: новинка легендарного бренда
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Negative: Short battery life; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/20/2019
Обзор Moto G7: симпатичный смартфон, который стоит вашего внимания
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/14/2019
Обзор плюсов и минусов смартфона Motorola Moto G7. Самобытный середняк с модулем NFC
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Elegant design; nice display; decent performance; good cameras; long battery life; support NFC.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/09/2019
72% Test: Motorola Moto G7 - Anonymast av G7:or
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 72%

Comment

Model: The Motorola G series was one of the first budget friendly smartphones from a major manufacturer. It defined the price to performance ratio with its high specs and near stock Android experience. The G7 has been improved quite substantially over the previous generations. This one follows the 2018-2019 trend with its tear drop notch and very slim bezels. The phone measures in at 157 x 75.3 x 8 mm which is quite compact for its 6.2 inch screen. The screen is an IPS LCD with a resolution of 1.080 x 270 pixels. The screen is covered by a much older Gorilla Glass 3. Considering the price point, it should be good enough to provide some decent scratch resistance. The front part is mostly screen with the tear drop notch and ‘Motorola’ branding underneath the screen. Why did they choose this spot for the branding is still a question. At the back of the phone is the familiar Motorola logo, which smartly doubles as a fingerprint reader. The cameras are placed in a circular ring just like the older generations. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa core processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage powers the phone. Storage can be expanded via the dedicated micro SD slot.

As for the camera, at the back, there is a dual camera setup. The first one is a 12 MP f/1.8 camera and the second is a 5 MP depth sensor. It can shoot videos at 4K resolution. The front single camera captures at a resolution of 8 MP and records videos in Full HD. Colors from the rear camera are very close to real, but it has a pretty narrow dynamic range. According to various reviews, night shots aren’t great too, but it gets the job done. The phone has a 3.5 mm audio jack and Bluetooth 4.2 for pairing up other devices. The G7 has a very low 3,000 mAh battery, which supports quick charging via its Type-C port. Some users and reviewers have reported that the G7 barely lasts for half a day with heavy usage. It is sold in ceramic black or clear white colors at a very affordable price. The G7 may be one of the cheaper lower-midrange options out there in the market. However, it faces stiff competition from Samsung’s Galaxy A line up, particularly the Galaxy A50 which is priced very closely to the G7. The A50 has a Super AMOLED display which is much better than the one in G7. Motorola G7’s advantage though is its software superiority over Samsung.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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.
6.2":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
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.
0.172 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.
80.09%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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