Moto G7 vs Moto One: Here's what 3,000 buys you

  • The two smartphones were launched together earlier this week
  • The two smartphones come with similar specifications except their processors, displays and rear facing cameras

American smartphone maker Motorola Mobility launched two new smartphones this week—the Moto G7 and Moto One. The two smartphones are priced in the mid-range segment for budget phones, at 16,999 and 13,999 respectively.

The Moto One is the company's second Android One device in India, the first one being the Moto One Power. The Moto G7 is the company's latest addition to its G-series of smartphones in India. Motorola hasn't launched the two other smartphones in the Moto G family: the Moto G7 Plus and G7 Play. Motorola hasn’t yet mentioned when the two smartphones will launch in India.

Here’s how the two phones compare.

Design

Both, the Moto One and Moto G7, have a glass sandwich design, however Moto One has an boat-shaped notch, while Moto G7 offers a smaller waterdrop styled notch. Moto G7 also has curved edges as opposed to the rounded ones on Motorola One.

At the back of the Moto One are two cameras placed vertically on the top left corner. The Moto G7 carries the signature circular shaped rear cameras. At the front, the Moto One is lit by a 5.9-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. Moto G7 has a bigger 6.2-inch display with Full HD+ resolution.

Performance

Motorola One is powered by an older Snapdragon 625 processor that is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of in-built storage. The Moto G7 is powered by Snapdragon 632 SoC and with the same storage configuration.

Both smartphones run Android 9 Pie, although Moto One has a stock Android feel as it is based on the Android One platform while the Moto G7 comes with Motorola's custom UI, which is near stock. Both smartphones are backed by 3,000mAh batteries. Motorola also ships both phones with 15W ‘TurboPower’ charger.

Camera

The Moto One comes with 13MP+2MP dual rear cameras. It also has an 8MP front facing camera with single flash for selfies. The Moto G7 also has an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The Moto G7 has a 12MP+5MP camera configuration at the back.

The Moto One and Moto G7 offers camera features like cinemagraphs, portrait mode, timelapse, slow motion videos and Google Lens built-in.


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