Motorola launched Budget G-series smartphone Named Moto G7. Moto G7 was released in India on 25 Mar 2019. Motorola Moto G7 is priced at 16,999 @ 4GB + 64 GB Variant.
Motorola released other Three models namely Moto G7 Plus, G7 Power, G7 Play Along with G7. when I’m using G7 I felt it is good in the hand and had a Dual Camera Setup and features a Full HD+ IPS LCD screen. but is also has the DNA of Moto G7 Plus.
it features the Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm named 632 which is available on Honor 8c. this chip is made of 14nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 2 parts; the first part features 4 x A53 low power cores which are clocked at 1.5GHz, second part features 4 x A53 high powered cores which are clocked at 1.8GHz. it has Adreno 506 GPU which increases its work by 15% compared to SD 450 the last Midrange processor from Qualcomm. it has a CAT 13 Modem which has Download and Upload speeds of 300 & 150MBPS. it has also integrated Ai bulit in processor which helps in AI Capabilities.
this phone has a Dual Camera setup which comprises a 12MP primary sensor + 5MP Depth sensor + which makes the user take normal and portrait images.
I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of Moto G7 and Jump into the Review
- 6.24″ FHD+ IPS LCD display with Waterdrop notch
- Snapdragon 632 octa-core CPU
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 4 GB ram
- 64 GB internal storage / Expandable Storage up to 512GB via Micro SD card
- Dual nano sim slot
- Dual rear camera 12 MP f/1.8 (Main) + 5MP f/2.2 (Depth)
- Front camera 8MP (f/2.2)
- 3000 Mah battery with 18W Fast charging support
- USB TYPE-C
- Fingerprint sensor
- Bluetooth 4.2 / WiFi
- Android 9.0 Pie
6.24″ Full HD+ IPS LCD screen :
Here in the Display Department Moto G7 Features an Excellent FHD+ IPS LCD panel Waterdrop Notch screen with 405 pixels per inch, the colors are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also good. There are No issues & problems with screen quality Moto G7. It is A bit bright to see in direct sunlight.
Stereo Speakers and Headphone Jack:
In Moto G7 Motorola Used their traditional Streao Speaker System which were is very loud and Equal to their Moto G6 Smartphone. these speakers are supported by Dolby Atmos Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus) which help to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker. Earpiece performance is also Good
Coming to Headphone jack and earphones, the headphone jack provided with a punchy and clear sound with the support of Dolby Atmos support. the headphones are not present in the Box Due to Competitive pricing. but with some good pair headphones for listening to music and for taking voice calls clearly.
Build Quality :
Moto G7 is Build with a Polycarbonate frame on side and front and back of the device is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. it provides a good look and feels Because it is made with Glass body and Polycarbonate Frame. Through this Moto G7 was Build with Polycarbonate Frame and Glass there are no issues of creakiness with build quality. well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.24″ IPS LCD screen. The combination of Polycarbonate frame and Glass looks Intersting.
Rear fingerprint scanner:
Moto G7 Features a Rear mounted fingerprint sensor which is present on the top back of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.
Moto G7 does not have face unlock feature. Motorola can Implement and Provide this Face Unlock Update through over the air (OTA) Update.
Moto G7 feels very light with 6.24″ Screen and 3000 mAh battery equipped. This Moto G7 can be used by one hand. The weight balance of Moto G7 is done very well.
My Moto G7 lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 20% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 3000 mAH Battery. We got 4.5 – 5 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 5.5hr Battery life if you use on WiFi. The ideal drain of Moto G7 is very low as Moto G6. the Quick charging 3.0 makes a difference and charges the phone in 83 min which is a bit good.
Stock Android 9.0 Pie Operating System :
Here the Moto G7 comes with the Stock Android Branding. so it runs on stock Android 9 Pie which good. we cannot see Dual apps and other features in this Android 9 Pie. we cannot see the unnecessary apps that are wasting Ram on phone which is good. By having Stock Android Branding we can Expect 2 years of Android Version Upgrades and 3 years of security updates on Moto G7 .
My Moto G7 managed to do day to day tasks very well like the Elder Younger G7 Power. there are No issues and problems with the UI and there are no heating issues with Moto G7 .
Ram Management :
Ram Management is done very well on this Moto G7 . it features 4GB ram and I did not notice any lags with the 4GB Ram device and there are no reloading of apps on this Moto G7. Multitasking experience is nice.
Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at Medium graphics setting with many lags & frame drops in the game. this SD 632 Processor is not suitable for gaming. it can Low graphics Games like Hill climb and other games etc.
Call Quality :
the Call quality on Moto G7 is very good and there are no issues with cellular call quality. we have taken long calls in a day and the other party doesn’t complain. the earpiece is included in the top bezel & its very loud. Earpiece is Loud enough in Noisy Conditions.
Coming to the Camera Department, Moto G7 features a Dual Camera setup on the back of the device and a single camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in Moto G7 . let’sdivide the cameras and look at the performance of them
1. Main Camera: the 12MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.7. the daylight pictures are Excellent and contain very good details. Exposure is in control with decent Dynamic range to take good photos in good lighting Conditions. in low light Conditions, the pictures had a very low noise which is negligible to see.
2. Depth Camera: the 5MP Depth Camera on Moto G7 works does a good job in low lighting conditions. it capture a pictures with good potrait Effect. it is built to get Good support primary camera in low light Conditions
Video recording can be done up to 4k@30fps .the video footage has awesome Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@30fps And 1080p FHD recording. the video quality in the low night conditions is a bit good . Motorola has done a Incredible job in Camera Department of Moto G7 Series.
Selfie camera :
Moto G7 features an 8MP selfie camera with large 1.22 μm pixel size and 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.0. the Picture quality is fantastic and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions it also captures equal lowlight images compared to the rear camera like G7 Plus.
Video recording can be done up to 4k@30fps with Front Camera .the video footage has awesome Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range.
This single camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artifical Intelligence.I
Widevine L1 support:
Moto G7 has Widevine L1 support to stream HD videos from Amazon Prime or NetFlix which is good to see in a budget Motorola Smartphone and which is a advantage in Moto G7 .
All Sensors :
in 2018 Motorola provided all sensors in thier Budget mobiles Like G Series. Moto is providing all sensors like proximity, magnetometer, Fingerprint gyroscope, and virtual light sensing sensors which is good to see.
Excellent Fluid Design Language with New Colours
Awesome Image Quality
4K@30FPS Video Recording with Front Camera
Crystal Clear Streo Speakers
Best Android 9.0 Pie Experience
Dolby Audio Makes Differnce in Headphones and Speakers Department
Very High Price
Lower Battery Capacity
No PowerFul Processor like SD636, SD660.
Who can Get Moto G7: if you want a Motorola device with 19:9 Aspect Ratio with Stock Android and 632 Soc Then Moto G7 can be your First choice. if you want more powerful hardware or Price to Value Mobiles Then
Samsung M30 can be your Alternatives to Moto G7.
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