Last month, Motorola launched the G7 series in Brazil. And while the Lenovo-owned company silently launched the G7 Power in the month of February itself, it has now brought the G7 as well in the subcontinent. Along with that, the company has released the Moto One, a toned-down variant of the One Power which was launched back in September 2018. Let’s take a look at the technical specifications of both the devices.
Display & Design:
The Moto G7 sports a 6.2-inch Max Vision display bearing a Full HD+ resolution and a waterdrop notch (Motorola refers to it as u-design) on the top. The display is shielded with Corning Gorilla Glass for protection against accidental damage or scratches. In comparison, the Moto One features a 5.9-inch Max Vision HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a regular notch on the top.
Both the devices flaunt a premium design with a glossy back finish. The back of the phone houses a fingerprint scanner embedded in the Motorola logo. There is a Motorola branding at the bottom chin of both the phones. The Moto G7 and Moto One also come with a layer of P2i coating for protection against liquid splashes. The devices are available in two colour variants – Clear White, and Ceramic Black.
The Moto G7 is equipped with 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras with Phase Detection Autofocus. The camera software includes various features and modes like digital zoom (up to 8x), auto HDR, cinemagraph, portrait mode, manual model, RAW photo output, best shot, and active photos. The device features electronic image stabilization and is capable of recording 4k videos @30fps, as well as slow motion, hyperlapse and timelapse.
The Moto One comes with a 13MP primary and 2MP secondary sensor. Camera features include cinemagraph, portrait mode, manual mode, and object recognition. The device lets users record FHD videos @30fps.
Both the smartphones are fitted with an 8MP snapper on the front for clicking selfies. Moto has also integrated the devices with Google Lens which recognizes objects by simply pointing at it.
Hardware and OS:
Under the hood, the Moto G7 houses the Snapdragon 632 processor clocked at 1.8GHz. The Moto One is equipped with a Snapdragon 625 chipset ticking at 2.0GHz.
Both the devices pack 4GB RAM along with Adreno 506 GPU onboard. In terms of the storage, the smartphones offer 64GB internal memory with an option to expand up to 512GB via microSD card slot.
On the software front, the G7 runs the latest Android 9 Pie OS out of the box. The Moto One on the other hand, comes with Android 8.1 Oreo OS. However, the device is a part of Android One programme, so users can expect timely and guaranteed OS updates for the next two years. Both the handsets come with various convenient features like the lift to unlock, one-button navigation, quick capture, fast flashlight, flip for DND etc.
Battery & Connectivity:
Both the smartphones are backed by 3,000 mAh batteries with support for 15W charging called as TurboPower. Moto claims that 15 minutes of charging delivers up to nine hours of usage.
In terms of ports, the Moto G7 and Moto One feature a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone socket.
Pricing & Availability:
Motorola has priced the G7 and Moto One at Rs 16,999 and Rs 13,999, respectively. Both the phones will be available starting March 25th across leading mobile stores and Flipkart. As part of the launch offer, Jio users can avail cashback of Rs 2,200, applicable on Rs 198 and Rs 299 plans.