If you’re a selfie lover, then you should definitely buy the Ascend P7 smartphone, which has an incredible camera on the front. Believe it or not, its front camera has the same resolution as many of the high end phones’ rear cameras, so this is really impressive. Not to mention that the device is slim, light and… cheap! The Moto G is still one of the most popular smartphones, but let’s see if this veteran “guy” can live up to its rival, which was released in May.
Displays and sizes
The 4G Ascend P7 comes in black, pink and white colors and has a weight of 124grams. It measures 139.8×68.8×6.5mm and has an IPS LCD display with the size of 5 inches. It supports up to 16M colors and runs at a resolution of 1080x1920pixels which gives a pixel density of 441ppi. The Moto G has a smaller display – 4.5inches, also IPS LCD, and the rendered resolution is lower – 720x1280pixels, while the pixel density is stuck at 326ppi. The device is heavier, weighting 143grams, and its dimensions are: 129.9×65.9×11.6mm. Both of the devices are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Hardware and OS
The Ascend P7 is powered by a 1.8GHz quad core Cortex A9 processor, coupled with a HiSilicon Kirin 910T chipset and a Mali-450MP4 GPU. It hosts 16GB of built in storage, which can be expanded up to 64GB, and has 2GB of RAM. The Moto G comes with a 1.2GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor, backed up by an older Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset and uses an Adreno 305 GPU. The Motorola handset has two variants of unexpandable variants of 8 and 16GB, and runs with 1GB of RAM.
Huawei’s flagship comes loaded with Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) OS and it can be upgraded to the 4.4.3 version, while the Moto G was initially running on the 4.3 (Jelly Bean) version, which was upgraded to the 4.4.4 (KitKat) version. The Ascend P7 is using Emotion UI 2.3.
The rear camera on the Ascend P7 is 13MP and has standard features such as 4160x3120pixels, autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, panorama, HDR, geo tagging, video recording capabilities at 1080p@30fps. The device has an intelligent camera on the front of 8MP which is perfect for selfies.
The Moto G sports only a 5MP with 2592х1944 pixels and similar features to the Ascend P7’s camera, only that it records videos at 720p@30fps in HDR. The secondary camera is 1.3MP.
The Ascend P7 and the Moto G come with non removable batteries. The Huawei’s battery is Li-Po and has a capacity of 2500mAh, which allows up to 14hours of talk time on 3G. The Motorola handset has a Li-Ion 2070mAh battery which supports up to 24hours of talk time.
The Ascend P7 is available on amazon.com at the price of 430 dollars, which is a decent price for a smartphone with these specifications and features. The 8GB variant of the Moto G costs 175 dollars, while the 16GB variant is priced at 200 dollars.
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