Last year, we got an exclusive leak of the Moto G7 detailing some of its key specs before its official release; another render also revealed a tear-drop notch. All have now been confirmed has Motorola itself mistakenly leaked images and specs for its G7 line of phones earlier than the official Feb 7 launch date. The phones include the Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play smartphones. The leak was discovered by tech blog CNET en Español on the phone maker’s Brazilian website. However, Motorola has taken down the site after the CNET team reported the leak.
With this article, we will be looking at the Moto G7. This smartphone comes as an essential part of Motorola’s line of budget phones. The phone includes slim bezels, a headphone jack, and the latest Android OS. The device will also feature an impressive mobile processor. Here are the key specs of the Moto G7.
Motorola Moto G7 Key Specifications
- 6.24-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2270 pixels
- Android 9.0 (Pie)
- Octa-core 1.8GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
- 4GB RAM and 6GB built-in storage
- 12MP + 5MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera.
- 3000mAh non-removable battery
Motorola Moto G7 Design and Display
As the Moto G7 was leaked before the official launch date, there are few sketchy details about the design we do know. For instance, we know that aluminium and glass materials make up the phone’s body. Furthermore, we know that the budget smartphone will come in a regular bar shape and has a width of 75mm. It also weighs 174g.
At the front of the phone, you will find a 6.24-inch notched LCD which has a resolution of 1080 x 2270 pixels. The notch houses the front camera and an earpiece. You will see that the screen consists of Corning’s Gorilla Glass panel. This sheet will protect the G7 from water splashes and dust.
A dual camera assembly lies on the rear panel. You can also see a dual LED flash. The sheet of glass will cover this part of the phone which will have round corners. Apart from the camera, this part of the phone houses a fingerprint sensor under the Motorola logo.
The device has the power and volume buttons at the edge. You will find the SIM and the Micro SD slots at the top of the device.
Motorola will offer the Moto G7 in two colour options: Onyx Black and Red.
Motorola Moto G7 Camera
The Motorola Moto G7 has a dual rear camera assembly. This setup consists of a 12MP main sensor with an opening of f/1.8 and a 5MP depth sensor with an aperture of f/2.2. The primary sensor supports PDAF and shoots 2160p videos at 30fps. At the front lies an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 opening which can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Motorola Moto G7 Hardware and Software
The Motorola G7 will run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 mobile processor. The chipset will run alongside the Adreno 506 GPU which will handle the graphics needs of this smartphone.
Concerning the memory, the Moto G7 comes with regular specs. These include 4GB worth of RAM and onboard storage of 64GB.
With a 256GB MicroSD card, you can increase the storage capacity. The G7 will run on the recently launched Android 9 Pie.
Motorola Moto G7 Battery and Connectivity
An embedded lithium-ion battery of 3000mAh will power the Moto G7. This cell will provide as much as a full day of power with regular use. However, you might need to recharge at least once a day. The battery will support fast charging at 15W.
The Moto G7 will offer you access to various services on all networks including 4G LTE. The device will support the usual WIFI standards which include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, and Hotspot. With the Bluetooth v5.0 on the G7, you can connect with compatible devices. A Type – C 1.0 reversible connector port will support charging and data transfer.
Motorola Moto G7 Complete Specifications
- Dimension: 157 x 75.3 x 7.9 mm
- Material: Aluminium, Glass
- Weight: 174 g
- SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.24-inches
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2270 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632, Octa-core 1.8GHz
- RAM: 4GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 64GB
- Card Slot: Yes
- Primary: 12MP with f/1.8 and 5MP with f/2.2
- Secondary: 8MP with f/2.2
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850 / 900 / 1800/1900 MHz
- Network 3G: 850/ 900/1900/2100 MHz
- Network 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0
- USB: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
- NFC: No
- Sensor: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity compass, light
- Capacity: 3000mAh, Non-Removable
- Type: Li-ion
- Fast Charging: Yes
- OTG Support: No
Motorola Moto G7 Pricing and Availability
While there are indications that Motorola will launch the G7 next month in Brazil. However, it’s unclear if the model will be available globally. At the time of press, we cannot confirm the price of this smartphone.