Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power, G7 Play: Full specs leaked by Motorola itself

Motorola spilled the goods about its full lineup of Moto G7 phones ahead of the Feb. 7 launch.

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The Moto G7 on a Motorola Brazil website before the company took the pages down.

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Motorola's  spilled the whole caboodle of photos and specs for its upcoming Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play phones ahead of the official Feb. 7 launch. CNET en Español discovered the pages on the company's Brazilian web store for Motorola employees (the site 404s). Motorola has since taken the site down after our colleagues let the company know that the store was visible, but not before our team got the goods. 

The Moto G family is Motorola's most important line of budget phones. Last year's Moto G6 was CNET's top low-cost phone of the year, a pattern that Motorola has been able to capitalize on for the past several years by keeping costs low year after year while also improving the specs. For example, the $250 Moto G6 took decent portrait photos with its dual rear cameras, and ran on the most current form of Android. Unlike phones in the middle and high tiers, these budget phone prices have not crept up since 2016. 

Your first peek at Moto G7, Moto G7 Plus, G7 Play and G7 Power

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Budget phones may not be as lucrative for a brand as high-end devices, but they are a key part of the industry, especially for emerging markets. Brands hope that individuals will remain loyal as they move through their lifetime to pricier models. Motorola will supply Verizon's first 5G phone, the Moto Z3, and is rumored to be announcing a foldable Razr.

The phones all feature slim bezels, a headphone jack and run Android Pie. See the full specs chart below.

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Motorola didn't share the phones' pricing or availability, but CNET en Español did contact Motorola to confirm the specs. Motorola responded, "Thanks for warning."

Motorola's G7 launch, which should fill in the rest of the details, will take place Feb. 7 in Brazil.

Moto G7 Plus, G7, G7 Play, G7 Power specs

Moto G7 PlusMotorola Moto G7Moto G7 PlayMoto G7 Power
Screen 6.24 inches6.24 inches5.7 inches6.2 inches
Resolution 2,270x1,080 pixels2,270x1,080 pixels1,512x720 pixels1,520x720 pixels
Pixel density 403ppi403ppi294ppi271ppi
Operating system Android PieAndroid PieAndroid PieAndroid Pie
Processor 1.8GHz Snapdragon 6361.8GHz Snapdragon 6321.8GHz Snapdragon 6321.8GHz Snapdragon 632
Storage 64GB (base)64GB32GB (base)32GB
Storage expansion YesYesYesYes
Rear camera 16 megapixels with f/1.7 aperture and 5 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture12 megapixels with f/1.8 aperture and 5 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture13 megapixels with f/2.0 aperture12 megapixels with f/2.0 aperture
Slow-motion recording N / AN / AN / AN / A
Front camera 12 megapixels with f/2.0 aperture8 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture 8 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture  8 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture 
RAM 4GB (base)4GB2GB (base)3GB
Battery 3,000mAh3,000mAh3,000mAh5,000mAh
Removable battery NoNoNoNo
Connectivity 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4, 5GHz)4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4, 5GHz)4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11n (2.4, 5GHz)4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11n
NFC Yes (may vary by market)Varies according to the marketYes (may vary by market)Varies according to the market
Waterproof N/AN/A N/A N/A
Fingerprint reader Yes, on the backYes, on the backYes, on the backYes, on the back
Iris reader NoNoNoNo
Face recognition YesYesN/A N/A
Wireless charging N/A N/A N/A N/A
Special features Drop-style notch, headphone jackDrop-style notch, headphone jackHeadphone jackHeadphone jack
Size 157x75.3x8.27mm157x75.3x7.92mm147.3x71.5x7.99m159.4x76x9.3mm
Weight 172 grams174 grams149 grams193 grams

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