Moto G7, G7 Play, and G7 Power: Price and release date (Update: Power pre-orders open)

When the Motorola Moto G first arrived in 2013, there were few phones like it. It was affordable, but had reasonably powerful specs, something few other budget phones could match. Now the Lenovo-owned brand is back with a refreshed G series. These four affordable phones include many of the core Motorola features we’ve come to love, like an ambient display and easy-to-master hand gestures.

The new family consists of the Moto G7 Play, the G7 Power, G7 Plus, and the Moto G7. The four share many features, but each targets a slightly different market segment based on screen size, camera capabilities, battery life, and, of course, price.

Here’s what you need to know.

Moto G7 release date

The Moto G7, G7 Power, G7 Plus, and G7 Play will be sold all over the world.

Brazil and Mexico got all four phones first starting on February 7, 2019. Europe was slated to get them next, but the United States snuck in before them with pre-orders opening on February 22, 2019 for the Moto G7 standard.

You can buy the Moto G7 now from Motorola’s online site and Best Buy. It’s also supported on Google Fi (where you can get it for $249 right now) and will also reach several prepaid carriers like Republic Wireless, and Ting.

The Moto G7 Power went up for pre-order on March 15 with a release set for March 22 in the U.S., while the Moto G7 Play pre-sales start March 29 before a release on April 4.

Moto G7 series

Moto G7 price and availability — U.S.

The Moto G7 family will set you back between $199 and $299 in the U.S. Unfortunately, the Moto G7 Plus won’t available here.

  • Moto G7 Play — $199
  • Moto G7 Power — $249
  • Moto G7 — $299

You can buy the Moto G7 now from Motorola’s online site and Best Buy. It’s also supported on Google Fi (where you can get it for $249 right now) and will also reach several prepaid carriers like Republic Wireless, and Ting.

You can pre-order the Moto G7 Power right now from Motorola directly or from Best Buy. It’s advantageous to buy from Best Buy because if you pre-activate it on the same day as your pre-order you can save up to $100 off the list price. You save $50 if you activate on Verizon or AT&T and $100 if you activate on Sprint (T-Mobile activations are not supported). If you don’t want to activate, the Best Buy unlocked price is the same as Motorola’s: $250.

The Motorola Moto G7 Play will start the pre-order phase on March 29.


The Moto G7 Power will be sold by T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Cricket Wireless (as the Moto G7 Supra), Consumer Cellular, Republic Wireless, Ting, and Xfinity Mobile. Shortly after it hits carriers, the G7 Power will go on sale unlocked through B&H Photo, Walmart, and Amazon.

The G7 Play will be sold by Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Republic Wireless, and Ting. Like the others, it will be sold unlocked by B&H Photo, Walmart, and Amazon eventually as well. Exact timing on all these releases will depend on the carrier and retailer in question.

Moto G7 price and availability — Global

Aside from Brazil and Mexico, we don’t have any firm details on when or where the Moto G7 series will arrive in the rest of the globe. Pricing also remains mostly unknown outside the U.S., though the Moto G7 Plus will start at 299.99 euros (~$341).

We’ll be sure to update this post as we learn more about the exact Moto G7 pricing and availability for each region.

What do you think, are you interested in ordering the Motorola Moto G7, Moto G7 Power, or Moto G7 Play? Let us know!

Even more Moto G7 series coverage

  • Motorola Moto G7, G7 Play, and G7 Power officially announced
  • Motorola Moto G7, G7 Play, and G7 Power hands-on
  • Motorola Moto G7, G7 Play, and G7 Power specs
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