Motorola has finally announced the launch of its latest budget-centric smartphone, the Moto E7 Plus, in India. The phone is loaded with some interesting features like dual-camera setup, long-lasting battery life, decent design language, and more. However, in this price range, the phone will compete against the likes of Realme Narzo 20A and Redmi 9. In this article, we will put all the three smartphones against each other and see who becomes the king in the budget segment.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus vs Realme Narzo 20A vs Redmi 9: Price in India
Moto E7 Plus price in India is INR 9,499, while the Realme Narzo 20A comes with a price tag of INR 8,499 for 3GB + 32GB model and 9499 for 4GB + 64GB option. The Redmi 9 is priced at INR 8,999 for 4GB + 64GB option, while the 4GB + 128GB model is priced at INR 9,999. Redmi 9 takes the lead here as you are getting double the storage by just adding INR 500 to the budget.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus vs Realme Narzo 20A vs Redmi 9: Design
The Motorola Moto E7 Plus is available in two colour options including Misty Blue and Twilight Orange. The phone comes standard design language considering the price tag. You get a waterdrop notch up front, while the back panel comes with a dual-camera setup aligned in a square-shaped module. The Redmi 9 also features a square-shaped module at the back and features a waterdrop notch at the front.
The Realme Narzo 20A sports a trendy design as compared to both smartphones. The Victory design looks pleasing to the eyes and adds some premium look and feel to the phone. That said, we will go with Realme Narzo 20A as it sports a better finish at the back panel as compared to the other two smartphones.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus vs Realme Narzo 20A vs Redmi 9: Display
In terms of display, the Moto E7 Plus features a 6.5-inch HD+ MaxVision LCD screen with 20:9 aspect ratio and a screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. The Narzo 20A comes with 6.5-inch HD+ LCD display, while the Redmi 9 sports a 6.53-inch HD+ screen. All the three smartphones offer a similar display with the same HD+ resolution, so we will call this round as a tie.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus vs Realme Narzo 20A vs Redmi 9: Hardware
At the core, the Moto E7 Plus is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The Redmi 9 equips the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage. The Realme Narzo 20A comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor and features up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of internal storage. The answer is quite clear here, Narzo 20A wins this round as it offers a better chipset in this price.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus vs Realme Narzo 20A vs Redmi 9: Cameras
In terms of cameras, the Moto E7 Plus packs a dual-camera setup at the back with a combination of 48MP primary lens with f/1.7 aperture and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The Redmi 9 comes with a dual-camera setup with 13MP primary lens with f/2.2 aperture and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.
Moving on, Realme Narzo 20A features a triple-camera setup with a combination of 12MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP B&W lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP retro lens with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, the Narzo 20A and Moto E7 Plus equip 8MP snapper, while the Redmi 9 offers 5MP camera.
Interestingly, Moto E7 Plus and Redmi 9 gives you dual-camera setup, while the Narzo 20A offers triple rear cameras. But you get 48MP primary lens on the Moto E7 Plus, while two offers lower-resolution sensor.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus vs Realme Narzo 20A vs Redmi 9: Battery
In terms of battery, Moto E7 Plus packs a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging support. The Redmi 9 and Realme Narzo 20A also equips 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging. All the three smartphones should ideally last one full day of usage under normal conditions.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus vs Realme Narzo 20A vs Redmi 9: Final Verdict
So, which is actually better? The answer is Realme Narzo 20A. The smartphone comes with a better processor, sports a premium design, and offers triple rear cameras. The Redmi 9 and Moto E7 Plus gives a stiff competition to each other at every front, but it is Realme Narzo 20A that takes the lead to become the next budget champ.