With each passing year, smartphones are becoming personal supercomputers. This is evidenced by the Motorola E7i Power, a model that hits the market in the winter of 2021. For its low price, it offers a pretty good and large display and a long autonomous operation that will attract your attention.
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Of course, some compromises have been made in the Motorola E7i Power. However, under its beautiful exterior, there are enough useful features that will make you like it. As of now, we should mention the USB-C charging port, the dedicated Google Assistant button and the fingerprint scanner positioned on the rear panel. The IP52 standard protection also makes a good impression.
- Release date: 2021, February 23
- Colors: Tahiti Blue, Coral Red
- Dimensions: 165.1 x 75.9 x 9.2 mm.
- Weight: 200 g.
- Screen: 6.51" inc, 720 x 1600, IPS LCD
- Camera : Dual, 13MP
- Chipset: Unisoc SC9863A (28nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
- Memory: 32GB 2GB RAM
- Battery: 5000, Li-Ion, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Operating system: Android 10 (Go edition)
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Motorola E7i Power has a stylish body and a design that does not offer bold solutions. Right from the start, we should draw your attention to its colorways. The device is available in two colors - red and blue. The back panel is nicely matte, which eases the grip itself and makes handling the device pleasant.
On the front panel, you will see a screen surrounded by thick bezels by modern standards. The front camera is positioned at the top, in the center of the screen, in a small notch that is almost invisible.
The Motorola E7i Power features a 6.51-inch display with an IPS LCD matrix and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The resolution is 720 x 1600 pixels. The picture quality isn't the best, as the pixel density and brightness suggest. However, with the Motorola E7i Power you can spend pleasant hours surfing the web, watching videos, photos and other content.
The smartphone is based on a low-power Unisoc SC9863A chipset coupled with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. The latter can be expanded using a microSD memory card. These modest features suggest the budget-friendliness of the model and are capable of satisfying the needs of anyone who needs basic functions - making phone calls, surfing the Internet, playing simple games, reading e-books, etc. You will be able to use social networks without any problem. The device is not designed for accumulating a huge amount of photos, videos, etc. It is worth being sparing with this type of content.
The Motorola E7i Power runs a lightweight version of the operating system - Android Go. It replaces the full-blown versions of the basic Google apps with slightly simpler ones.
This Motorola model is equipped with a dual rear camera setup, which consists of a 13-megapixel main module and a complementary 2-megapixel one whose job is to create macro photos. The front camera, in turn, is a single, 5-megapixel one and does not have an LED flash as there is for the rear camera.
The Motorola E7i Power's photo capabilities are basic. In the absence of sufficient light, the footage shows more noise. HDR implementation has room for improvement.
As for the video, it has basic specs. You can shoot 1080 pixel resolution videos at 30 frames per second.
The Motorola E7i Power is equipped with a non-removable lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. You get a 10W charger with the device. Fast charging is out of the question. It will be advisable to keep recharging your phone at night. It takes quite some time.
The large battery capacity and low performance provide good autonomous operation. You can use the Motorola E7i Power for several days before you need to recharge it. Especially if you give up the maximum display brightness. aaa
For its price range, the Motorola E7i Power offers a good set of features. The device pleases the eye right from the first glance with elegant lines. It has a standard design, without novelties and bold solutions. Its dimensions allow you to carry it comfortably in a jacket pocket or jeans. At the same time, it has a large display on which you can work with a variety of content.
The processor and memory ensure that applications run fast enough. The stripped-down version of the operating system also contributes to this. The Motorola E7i Power, however, is not a gaming device. You can't expect it to handle heavy gaming seamlessly.
The Motorola E7i Power can be criticized on many metrics, but it's a complete companion for anyone not looking for a super-advanced device. With it, you'll have no problem holding conversations on social networks, messengers, capturing important moments, listening to music and surfing the web. For its price, it offers plenty.
Motorola Moto E7i Power video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Motorola Moto E7i Power and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Motorola.