This Moto G guide explains the differences between the 4 Moto G7 (Moto G 2019) models: Moto G7 vs Moto G7 Play vs Moto G7 Plus vs Moto G7 Power, to help you make the decision when choosing a Moto G7.
Motorola released 4 models for the Moto G7: G7, G7 Play, G7 Plus, and G7 Power.
To make it even more confusing (although it is not new), Motorola decided not to release all models in all regions.
Anyway, if you are wondering about the differences between these four Moto G7 phones, this guide will help you.
To read or download the official user guide for Moto G7, G7 Play, G7 Power, and G7 Plus, please check Moto G7 user manual page.
Summary of the specs of Moto G7 vs Moto G7 Play vs Moto G7 Plus vs Moto G7 Power
The following table summarizes the key specification of Moto G7 vs Moto G7 Play vs Moto G7 Plus vs Moto G7 Power.
What are identical: Moto G7 vs Moto G7 Play vs Moto G7 Plus vs Moto G7 Power?
As shown in the specs, the 4 Moto G models are common in
- OS: Android Pie (Android 9.0).
- The fingerprint sensor is on the back.
- USB Type C port.
- Headphone jack.
- Micro SD card support up to 512GB.
Motorola normally releases two major updates for Moto G devices. So, very likely, Moto G7 will get Android R as the last update.
Please note, Motorola has become slower in releasing updates for Moto G devices in r4ecent years. But they still released at least two updates for previous generations of Moto G phones in most regions.
Moto G7 Play vs Moto G7 Power: which offers a higher value (per dollar)?
Moto G7 Play is the cheapest one and with the lowest specs compared to the other 3 (Moto G7, G7 Play, and G7 Power).
But Moto G7 Play does not provide the best value for your money.
The $50 more expensive Moto G7 Power actually offers better value for your money. The increased RAM (from 2GB to 3GB) can make big differences even for moderate usages.
Of course, the 5000mAh battery (with TurboPower) is the signature feature of Moto G7 Power.
Unless you are constrained by the budget, or you do not like the weight (198g vs 151g), then you should get G7 Power if possible.