Moto G22, with 90Hz screen and 5,000mAh battery, launched
Expanding its portfolio of affordable handsets, Motorola has launched the G22 model in Europe. It carries a price-tag of €170 (roughly Rs. 14,000) and is expected to go on sale in the coming days. As is expected of a 2022 budget device, the handset offers a 90Hz display, a quad rear camera system, a 4G processor, and Android-12'>Android 12 support.
Why does this story matter?
- The Moto G22 had leaked in all its glory a couple of days back and now, Motorola has gone ahead to make it official. The company is yet to reveal the availability details of the phone but it is likely to go on sale soon.
- The Moto G22 is a budget offering and takes on entry-level handsets from rivals like Nokia, Xiaomi, and Samsung.
It has a punch-hole design and side-mounted fingerprint scanner
The Moto G22 has a punch-hole cut-out in the top-center with noticeable bezels, a plastic body, and a water-resistant construction. It has a fingerprint scanner on the right rail and a quad camera unit on the rear. The handset bears a 6.5-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) LCD display with a 20:9 aspect ration and a 90Hz refresh rate.
There is a 50MP main camera
The quad rear camera system on the Moto G22 includes a 50MP (f/1.8) main sensor, an 8MP (ƒ/2.2) 118-degree ultra-wide lens, a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor, and a 2MP (f/2.4) macro shooter. For selfies and video calls, there is a 16MP (f/2.45) front camera.
The phone supports 15W wired charging
The Moto G22 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G37 chipset, paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable by up to 1TB). It runs on Android 12 and packs a 5,000mAh battery with support for 15W charging via the Type-C port. You also get support for all the standard features such as LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dual-SIMs, and a headphone jack.
Moto G22: Pricing and availability
The Moto G22 is priced at €170 (roughly Rs. 14,000). It comes in Iceberg Blue, Cosmic Black, and Pearl White colors. It will become available in selected European markets first, and will arrive in Latin America, Middle East, and Asia in the coming weeks.