The renowned Moto G7 Play offers some of the same upgrades as its siblings, the Moto G7, but at a much lower price. The upgrades are quite significant compared to last year's Moto G6 Play, and take this phone from the "only if you are in a budget" category to a good value alternative.
Just like the usual Moto G7, the G7 Play has got a pretty big performance improvement with its upgraded SoC. We talk about 110% faster overall performance compared to its predecessor. And unlike G7, there has been no price increase. So you get even better value at the same good price, a win-win for anyone looking for a budget-friendly unit.
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The Moto G7 Play gives a mid-class performance to a very wallet-awaited price. It has a higher resolution and a much better SoC than last year's Moto G6 Play, and it's the cheapest phone running the latest version of Android, 9.0 Pie.
Moto G7 Play was announced on February 7, 2019 along with Moto G7 and Moto G7 Power. No pre-order dates were announced. The G7 Play will release in the US from spring. It will be available unlocked at Best Buy, B&H Photo, Walmart and Amazon. It will also trade via various wireless carriers and MVNOs, including Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, US Cellular, Republic Wireless and Ting.
- Release Date: Spring 2019
- Pre-Order Date: Unknown
- ] Announced: February 7, 2019
The Moto G7 Play comes with a 32GB storage option.
- 32 GB
- Expandable storage: up to 128 GB with microSD card
The back piece is plastic. The front glass is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. I come in two colors: Deep Indigo and Starry Black.
- Frame: Unknown
- Rear tires: plastic
- Protective protection: Gorilla Glass 3
- Finish: deep indigo, starry black
19659005] G7 Play is bigger and wider than its predecessor thanks to its larger screen. Due to its smaller battery capacity, however, it weighs much less and is a little thinner. G7 Play is splash-proof, which makes it possible to survive light rain, some sweat or a splash of water. It is also SIM-unlocked and compatible with both T-Mobile and AT&T networks. Height: 5.80 inches
Moto G7 Play runs the latest version of Android, 9.0 Pie. It is essentially stock Android except for some features and apps like the Moto Display. And at the $ 199 price point, you won't find a cheaper phone running this version of Android.
Motorola devices run a version of Android as close to stock Android, it is unfair to call it a skin. Motorola doesn't give it a name. With the exception of Moto Display and few gestures and shortcuts, it is a very similar experience for a Google Pixel device.
G7 Play has a slightly higher resolution of 1512 x 720 due to its 19: 9 aspect ratio. It uses a fairly large notch, reducing its screen to body ratio to 77.3%, the lowest of the G7 family.
- Screen size: 5.7 inch
- Screen resolution: 1521 x 720 pixels
- Total pixels: 1,088,640 pixels
- Pixel density: 294 ppi
- ] Screen type: LTPS LCD
- Notch: yes
- 77.3% percent
- Aspect ratio: 19: 9
- Minimum brightness: Unknown  Maximum brightness: Unknown
- Update frequency: ] 60 Hz (## Hz for touch detection)
- Color temp: Unknown
- Color range: Unknown
G7 Play is 110% faster than its predecessor. Thanks to Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 (the same SoC in the G7 Play and G7 Power), it has true midrange performance. Although this is not the best 600 series SoC, it is noticeably faster and more efficient than last year's Qualcomm Snapdragon 427. Gaming is also much better thanks to the upgraded GPU.
- Memory GB 3 GB RAM
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
- Tilt Size: 14 nanometers
- CPU Frequency: 1.8 GHz
- CPU cores: 8 Kryo 250
- GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
- GPU cores: Unknown
Battery capacity has received a tremendous downgrade to 3,000 mAh . We speculate that due to the efficiency of Snapdragon 632, Motorola saw that the price increase for a higher capacity was not worth it, but it is not confirmed.
- Battery: Rechargeable Lithium Ion
- Capacity: 3000 mAh
- Wireless Charging: Yes, 10W USB-C Fast Charging
- Wireless Charging: no
The front camera is again 8 MP. Thanks to the larger screen it can accommodate a real LED flash, unlike G7.
- Resolution: 8 MP
- Aperture: f / 2.2
- Sensor size: ]
- Image stabilization: no
- RAW support: no
- Object detection:
- Object detection:
- Format: Unknown
Again, the Moto G7 Play has a single 13 MP camera. It has a f / 2.0 aperture and uses auto focus with troubleshooting.
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