Motorola Australia, which is a division of Lenovo, has today announced and launched its newest Moto G and E series family, the moto e7, moto e7 power, moto g10 and moto g30 which are due to become available from retail partners and the Motorola website from April 1st.
Motorola Australia has stated that the new family of Moto E and Moto G devices give users a mobile experience that’s both reliable and exciting without breaking the bank.
Danny Adamopolous, General Manager of Sales, APAC for Mature Markets, Motorola has stated that:
“If 2020 was any indication, the world is rapidly changing and technology is transforming along with it. This year, Motorola is more committed than ever to push industry boundaries, as demonstrated by our newest smartphones. The latest iteration of our moto e and g series embody our mission to bring exceptional value and outstanding features to Australians, offering quality camera systems, long lasting battery and stellar performance at a great value for money price!,”
Furthermore, the launch of the new devices is the 10th generation of the Moto G family devices, which Adamopolous further stated:
“Today also marks the launch of the 10th generation of our moto g family. Our moto g family has always focused on meaningful innovation, making new technology and features accessible to more Australians and across the world. Always built on consumer insights, moto g delivers what matters most to our fans. By introducing the new moto g10 and moto g30, we’re reinforcing our commitment to bringing premium features and experiences to the moto g family and to ensure everyone can find a phone that suits their needs.”
So what are each of the devices bringing and packing, let’s have a look shall we.
Moto E7 and Moto E7 Power
The Moto E brand, which is very much its more budget end which has had a bit of upgrade to bring some mid and high end specs to the budget end.
It also comes with 4GB RAM, with 64GB of onboard storage that can be expended to up to 512GB microSD card. It is powered by Android 10 and Motorola have stated they are guaranteeing 2 years of security and firmware updates.
Camera wise, the Moto E7 comes with a rear dual camera set up that contains a 48MP main sensor (f/1.7, 1.6um) with Quad Pixel technology, alongside a 2MP dedicated macro lens (f/2.4, 1.75um), with a single LED flash. Front facing wise, the Moto E7 comes with a 5MP front facing camera.
Moto E7 Power
Moto E7 Power comes with a 2GB RAM, with 32GB onboard storage available which can be expanded to up to 512GB microSD card. It too is also powered by Android 10 and again Motorola have stated they are guaranteeing 2 years of security and firmware updates.
The Moto E7 Power comes with a dual rear camera setup made up of a 13MP (f/2.0, 1.12μm) main camera with a 2MP dedicated macro lens (f/2.4, 1.75um) along with a single LED flash. The Moto E7 Power comes with a 5MP front facing camera.
Both the Moto E7 and Moto E7 Power both come with a USB-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack for those who still prefer wired headphones/earbuds, along with Bluetooth version 5. Though sadly both devices do not come with NFC which I do get given the price points these two devices are aimed at, but it would have been a nice addition at the end of the day.
The Moto E7 will be available Mineral Gray colour only and will retail for $199 and be available through retail partners such as JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, Officeworks, Mobileciti, Big W and the Motorola online store.
The Moto E7 Power will be available Tahiti Blue and Coral Red colours, and will be available through retails partners at JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys (online only), Officeworks, Mobileciti, Big W and the Motorola online store. Furthermore, the Moto E7 Power will be made available through Vodafone, though no details were provided at launch.
Moto G30 and Moto G10
Where the Moto brand has certainly become popular is under the original Moto G family and Motorola Australia are launching the Moto G30 and Moto G10 which are looking to bring some high end features to the mid-range market.
So let’s have a look at both devices in detail.
Camera wise, the Moto G10 comes with a rear quad camera setup that includes a 48MP main sensor lens, a 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor alongside a single LED flash. In terms of the front facing camera, it comes with an 8MP camera.
Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 along with a 2.0GHz octa-core Kryo™ 260 CPU and 950MHz Adreno 610 GPU. There is 4GB RAM with 128GB onboard storage which can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card.
Camera wise, the Moto G30 comes with quad rear camera setup that includes a 64MP sensor lens, 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. Front facing camera wise, the Moto G30 comes with a 13MP front facing camera.
Both the Moto G10 and Moto G30 do come with USB-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth version 5.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and NFC. They also run on Android 11 and like the Moto E family, are guaranteed 2 years worth of security and firmware updates.
Both the Moto G10 and G30 will run Motorola’s MyUX over the top of Android 11 which is believed to be a lighter touch/UX compared to those around on the market.
The Moto G10 will be available in Aurora Gray and Sakura Pearl colours for $249 via the following retail partners at JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, Officeworks, Mobileciti, Big W and the Motorola online store. It will also be available through Vodafone, though no further details were provided for availability.
The Moto G30 will be available in Phantom Black and Pastel Sky colours for $299 via the following retail partners at JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys, Officeworks, Big W (online only), Mobileciti, and the Motorola online store.