Moto has officially announced their 2019 Moto G line of devices: meet the Moto G7 family including the Moto G7 plus, Moto G7, Moto G7 power and the Moto G7 play.
Moto has enjoyed well earned praise and success with the Moto G line in years passed; originally launched as a budget line the Moto G quickly settled in to be a device that offered a fantastic price-performance proposition.
The new line includes Android 9 Pie at launch, upgraded cameras, improved battery life and updated Snapdragon 6 series processors. Of the 4 models, the Moto G7 Plus has been confirmed as coming to Australia with the G7 and G7 power noted to be coming to Asia-Pacific and the G7 play seemingly intended for the USA and Latin America.
We will confirm with Moto Australia and let you know if that changes, but in the meantime, let’s meet the family.
Moto G7 plus
The Moto G7 plus is definitely the top of the line device with best in family specs in every aspect, except battery capacity where the specialist G7 power adds an additional 2000 mAh. The G7 plus features a 6.2″ FHD LCD tear drop notch display, Snapdragon 636, 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard storage, NFC, Fingerprint sensor, A 3.5 mm courage port (headphone jack), 3000 mAh battery and Android Pie.
Camera wise the plus model has dual rear-facing camera including a 16MP f/1.7 main sensor backed up by a 5Mp depth sensor, OIS, Dual CCT LED flash and phase detection autofocus. Around the front, there’s a 12MP sensor with a few selfie smarts built into the camera app.
Check out the full specs of the Moto G7 Plus below.
|Key Specifications:||Moto G7 plus|
|Release date||February 2019|
|Resolution||1,920 x 1,080|
|Rear camera||16MP + 5MP (depth sensor)|
|Core config||8 x 1.8 GHz|
|MicroSD||Yes, up to 512GB|
|Android OS||Android 9.0|
|Vendor skin||Moto Stock|
|Dimensions||157 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm|
With the Moto G7 plus confirmed to be heading to Australia market we’ve reached out to Lenovo Australia for details on local pricing and availability.
Moto G7, Moto G7 power, Moto G7 play
The rest of the family follows previous years trends of previous years with minor differences between the devices. If you’re interested in what the rest of the world will be getting you can compare the specs of the 3 other models below.
|Moto G7||Moto G7 Power||Moto G7 Play||Release date||February 2019||February 2019||February 2019||Screen size||6.2-inch||6.2-inch||5.7-inch||Screen technology||LCD||LCD||LCD||Resolution||1,920 x 1,080||1,920 x 1,080||2,280 x 1,080||PPI||403||403||294||Rear camera||12MP + 5MP (depth sensor)||12MP||13MP||Rear aperture||—||f/2.0||f/2.0||Front camera||8MP||8MP||8MP||Front aperture||—||f/2.2||f/2.2||Chipset||Snapdragon 632||Snapdragon 632||Snapdragon 632||Core config||8 x 1.8 GHz||8 x 1.8 GHz||8 x 1.8 GHz||Ram||4GB||3GB||2GB||Storage||64GB||32GB||32GB||MicroSD||Yes, up to 128GB||Yes, up to 512GB||Yes, up to 128GB||Battery||3,000 mAh||5,000 mAh||3,000 mAh||Battery removable||—||—||—||Connector||USB C||USB C||USB C||Headphone Port||Yes||Yes||Yes||Headphone Location||Bottom||Bottom||Bottom||Speaker Configuration||Bottom||Bottom||Bottom||WIFI standards||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n||Bluetooth standards||NFC||—||—||—||Location||Android OS||Android 9.0||Android 9.0||Android 9.0||Vendor skin||Moto Stock||Moto Stock||Moto Stock||Dimensions||157 x 75.3 x 8 mm||160.83 x 76 x 9.4 mm||148.71 x 71.5 x 8.09 mm||Weight||172g||198g||168g||Colours||Marine Blue|