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Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play

Informr score
The Motorola Moto G7 Play currently has an Informr score of 7.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
13+ MP, f/2.0

What the Critics Are Saying...


A no-frills phone that gets the basics done, the Play is all about affordability. If you're not interested in gaming and don't have a lot to spend, it's a safe bet indeed.

- Cam Bunton and Chris Hall, Pocket-lint

It has no major flaws, just a handful of things that aren’t quite as good as we’d like. But again, for $200, any phone has to compromise somewhere – and in the case of the g7 Play, it’s the cameras and the materials. If you can stretch a bit further, we’d recommend buying the g7 Plus. But if you can...

- Tom Fogden, Tech.Co

The Moto G7 Play is a pretty decent handset for £130. Make sure you don't require NFC before taking the plunge, and think about whether single-band wi-fi is workable for you. Those are probably the two key issues with what's otherwise a very good-value smartphone.

- Sandra Vogel, ZDNet
Digital Trends

The Moto G7 Play lacks the glamor of the Moto G7 and can’t go for quite as long as the Moto G7 Power, but it’s decently cheaper than both. You’re getting the best bang for your buck in terms of performance, battery life, and camera.

- Simon Hill, Digital Trends

I think that people planning to spend $200 on a smartphone don’t necessarily want flagship performance, but are mostly interested in three things in this exact order: battery life, display size, storage. And when it comes to these, the Moto G7 Play surely doesn’t disappoint, and this makes it a smar...

- Bogdan Popa, Softpedia

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Common Questions

The Moto G7 Play price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Motorola Moto G7 Play prices from around the web here on The Informr.

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Motorola Moto G7 Play user manual here.

Motorola backs up the Moto G7 Play with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Moto G7 Play has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Motorola Moto G7 Play's screen size is 5.7 inches with 720 x 1512 pixels resolution.

1.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 Octa-core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP, f/2.0 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3000 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 1638 minutes, 916 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Moto G7 Play Specs

Release Date February 7, 2019
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 Octa-core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.740 W/kg
Body: 1.400 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/2.0
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR, Burst shot, Slow motion recording, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Self-timer, Smile detection, Aperture F2.2, Burst shot, Group selfie
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1512 pixels
Pixel Density 294 pixels
Size 5.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 961 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 916 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1638 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Deep Indigo, Starry Black, Fine Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.871 x 7.15 x 0.809 cm (5.9 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 168 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): T-Mobile Revvlry, Moto G7 Optimo
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