The Motorola Moto G7 Power is here for consumers who crave for a long-lasting battery. Yeah, the power in this device doesn’t mean powerful chipset or bigger screen even though the screen is actually big. This budget-friendly smartphone from Motorola comes with a gigantic 5,000 mAh battery capacity. The Moto G7 Power is among the four G7 series devices released by Motorola. Let’s dissect the Moto G7 Power in this review.
Motorola Moto G7 Power Design
The Moto G7 Power comes with plastic back and frame. At the front is where you’ll see Corning gorilla glass 3. It’s also Splash resistant depending on the market. The design is pretty straightforward and what we have known Motorola for. The rear of the Moto G7 Power is a single camera and LED flash trapped in a circle. Below them is the fingerprint sensor. At the front is the top-notch which features the selfie camera and earpiece speaker.
The huge battery capacity of the Moto G7 Power comes at a cost as the phone measures 9.3 mm thick and weighs 193 grams. This is understandable as there’s no way it will be slim and light with such a battery. The Moto G7 Power comes in three different body colour options; Ceramic Black, Marine Blue and Iced Violet.
Dimensions: 159.4 x 76 x 9.3 mm
Weight: 193 grams
Build: Front glass, plastic body
SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Ceramic Black, Marine Blue, Iced Violet
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– Splash resistant (market dependent)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Motorola Moto G7 Power Display
The Moto G7 Power features a curved IPS LCD touchscreen which measures 6.2 inches. It features a 19.5:9 aspect ratio with a notch. The display features 720 x 1570 pixels resolution and 279 PPI density. Depending on the market, the display is protected by Corning gorilla glass 3.
Type: LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size: 6.2 inches (77.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 720 x 1570 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (279 PPI density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (market dependent)
The Moto G7 Power sports a single camera setup. The camera features a 12 MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 1.25µm pixel size and PDAF. The camera is capable of recording 4K and 1080p videos at 30fps. The selfie camera of the Moto G7 Power sports an 8 MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture.
Single: 12 MP, f2.0, 1.25µm, PDAF
Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Single: 8 MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm
Under the hood of the Moto G7 Power is Snapdragon 636 chipset. This chipset runs well on the phone and opens apps a lot faster. On Geekbench 4, the Moto G7 Power scores 4,511 and beats its predecessor (Moto G6 Play) in terms of performance. The USA variant of the Moto G7 Power comes with a 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. While the Europe variant features a 4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage.
Chipset: Snapdragon 632 (14 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Silver)
GPU: Adreno 506
Memory: 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB
MicroSD: up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
The Moto G7 Power runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. It features a custom user interface from Motorola with the skin designed to look just like stock Android. The phone does feature the usual Motorola additions; Moto Actions, Moto Display and Moto Voice.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: –
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass (market dependent)
This is the most important category of the Moto G7 Power. It is stacked with a non-removable Li-Po 5,000 mAh battery capable of lasting up to two whole days. For the German variant, you’ll get an 18W TurboCharge fast battery charger. While the Global version comes with a 15W TurboCharge battery charger.
Type: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Charging: Fast battery charging 15W
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC: Yes (market dependent)
Radio: FM radio
USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
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