The new Moto G7 is the top handset of four smartphones to bear the ‘G7’ name, and it openly swaps the budget-friendly Moto G6 that was released in 2018.

Motorola hasn’t reinvented its leading G series product with the G7; rather it is provided a series of incremental improvements over the Moto G6 to make sure its reasonably priced handsets stay applicable in 2020.

We have compared these two smartphones and share their similarities and differences. Moto G6 vs Moto G7 is discussed below.

Physical size:

MOTO G6: 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm (6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 in)

MOTO G7: 157 x 75.3 x 8 mm (6.18 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)

MOTO G6 measures 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm (6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 in) and weighs 167 g (5.89 oz), whereas MOTO G7 measures 157 x 75.3 x 8 mm (6.18 x 2.96 x 0.31 in) and its weight is 172 g (6.07 oz)

Endnote:

MOTO G7 is slightly larger and a bit heavier in weight as compared to MOTO G6. Both smartphones have a glass front and back, but Moto G6 has an aluminum frame and Moto G7 has a plastic frame. Both phones are splash resistant.

Display:

Comparison of Moto G6 vs Moto G7 display: unbox cell

MOTO G6: 5.7 inches

MOTO G7: 6.2 inches

MOTO G6 has 5.7 inches display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 18:9 ratio, whereas MOTO G7 has 6.2 inches display with a resolution of 1080 x 2270 pixels and 19:9 ratio.

Endnote:

MOTO G7 has a bit larger display as compared to MOTO G6; however, both have the almost same resolution and protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Battery:

MOTO G6: Li-Ion 3000 mAh

MOTO G7: Li-Ion 3000 mAh

Both MOTO G6 and MOTO G7 have a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging

Endnote:

Both smartphones have the same battery capacity.

Storage:

MOTO G6: 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM

MOTO G7: 64GB 4GB RAM

MOTO G6 has 2 variants, 1st variant has 32 GB internal storage with 3 GB RAM and 2nd one has 64 GB internal storage with 4 GB RAM. It supports the microSDXC dedicated slot. Whereas, MOTO G7 has 64 GB internal storage with 4 GB RAM. It also supports the microSDXC dedicated slot.

Endnote:

Both phones have the same internal storage and RAM. 

Camera:

Comparison of Moto G6 vs Moto G7 camera: nonstop wishes

MOTO G6: Dual rear cameras 12 MP and 5 MP with 8 MP or 16 MP front camera.

MOTO G7: Dual rear cameras 12 MP and 5 MP with 8 MP front camera.

MOTO G6 has dual back cameras 12MP and 5 MP with 8MP or 16 MP front camera. Moto G7 has the same rear camera as G6 and the front camera is 8 MP, but G6 offers dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama & auto-HDR features and G7 offers LED flash, panorama & HDR.

Endnote: 

MOTO G6 has a better camera quality as compared to MOTO G7 because Moto G6 has a maximum 16 MP front camera and offers more camera features.

Platform:

MOTO G6: Android 8.0 (Oreo)

MOTO G7: Android 9.0 (Pie)

MOTO G6 has an Android 8.0 (Oreo) platform which is upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie). It has chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm), Octa-core CPU, and Adreno 506 GPU. MOTO G7 has Android 9.0 (Pie). It has Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 (14 nm) chipset, octa-core CPU, and Adreno 506 GPU.

Endnote:

Moto G7 has upgraded the platform and chipset, but the CPU and GPU of both smartphones are the same.

Sensors:

MOTO G6 MOTO G7
  • Fingerprint (front-mounted)
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Compass
  • Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Compass (Market dependent)

Endnote:

Both phones have the same sensors.

Conclusion:

Both smartphones are quite close to each other. If you have to select one, it might be very difficult to select. From the above-detailed comparison, I have established that MOTO G6 is a better option because it costs less and offers almost the same features as Moto G7 does. Moto G6 runs on an older platform but can be upgraded. The only plus thing Moto G7 has is a bigger display. So if you are fond of bigger screens go for Moto G7. Otherwise, Moto G6 is the better option, providing the same camera, battery, storage, and sensors.