Motorola`s modern-day G-collection lineup may be nice summarised as confusing. The older Moto G62 had 5G connectivity, however the lately released Moto G72 (Review) neglected out on it. Now, there may be the brand new Moto G73 which receives 5G connectivity however is formally priced similar to the G72. The latter fared nicely in our review, store for the lacking 5G detail which we taken into consideration as a massive drawback. Despite Motorola’s extraordinary reasoning at the back of this move, the G72 felt a piece out of place, particularly at a time while 5G connectivity changed into already to be had in primary cities.
The new Moto G73 5G is anticipated to be the much-awaited Moto G62 5G improve, however it additionally serves as a 5G opportunity to the greater current Moto G72. Here’s our first impressions of the brand new telecellsmartphone.
It is simple to identify this generational jump as soon as you’ve got got visible Motorola’s new layout philosophy, that’s pretty obtrusive withinside the chiselled and slick look of the top class Motorola Edge 30 Fusion or the Edge 30 Ultra. The Moto G73 5G additionally follows this layout via way of means of going with a narrow layout this is simply 8.29mm in thickness, and it does now no longer sense too heavy at 181g. The device’s rear panel is crafted from, what Motorola calls, acrylic glass which offers the arrival and sense of glass however is sincerely plastic.
This gentle, matte-completed rear panel has a top class look withinside the Midnight Blue finish, however appears to be a dirt and fingerprint magnet. The body is crafted from polycarbonate and additionally has a gentle matte finish, which makes the telecellsmartphone very slippery. Thankfully, Motorola gives a gentle TPU case withinside the box, which makes it loads less difficult to grip.
The Moto G73 5G has a 6.5-inch full-HD+ LCD show which looks like a downgrade over the Moto G72’s pOLED panel. The G72 5G has a 120Hz variable refresh fee and additionally gives 240Hz contact sampling fee, which need to be proper for gaming.
The Moto G73 5G is likewise the primary telecellsmartphone in India to provide the lately introduced MediaTek Dimensity 930 SoC, which has help for thirteen 5G bands. The telecellsmartphone might be to be had in a unmarried 8GB RAM and 128GB garage choice that’s priced at Rs. 18,999 in India.
Unlike the Moto G62 5G, the Moto G73 5G gives stereo audio system at the side of Dolby Atmos help. Also gift is an IP52 score for fundamental water resistance. Motorola keeps the 3.5mm headphone jack on the lowest in addition to a Type-C port for charging and facts transfers.
The Moto G73 5G runs a clean serving of Motorola’s MyUX software program that’s primarily based totally on Android thirteen. It functions tonnes of customisation alternatives however additionally comes with greater Motorola-branded apps than ever before. There’s a brand new Family Space app which gives the standard youngsters mode, however additionally we could caretakers get faraway desktop-like manipulate of every other Motorola device, permitting them to offer faraway help to every other user (just like the aged or a child). Of course, that is best allowed as soon as the essential permissions were given. Motorola additionally claims that it’s far pretty steady because the give up-to-give up protection has been supplied via way of means of its ThinkShield platform.
There’s additionally a brand-new Moto Secure app, which essentially brings a few ThinkShield-stage protection functions to the vanguard other than what Google’s Android already gives. This consists of Secure Folder, Network protection, Lockscreen protection and PIN pad scramble. The app additionally hosts the standard Android functions just like the privateness dashboard, permissions supervisor and greater, which bakes all the telecellsmartphone’s protection and privateness-associated functions into one app.
While the telecellsmartphone packs withinside the normal apps from Motorola, I additionally observed the Facebook app that’s the best third-celebration app that comes preinstalled. Motorola guarantees an confident improve to Android 14 and up to a few years of protection updates.
As for its cameras, this Moto packs in only rear cameras. This consists of a 50-megapixel number one digital digicam which Motorola claims comes from final year’s top class Edge 30 Pro, and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide, which additionally works a macro digital digicam and is likewise used for calculating intensity while the usage of the digital digicam’s Portrait mode. Selfies are treated via way of means of a 16-megapixel front-going through digital digicam.
Motorola has retained the Moto G62 5G’s 5,000mAh battery potential however has advanced the charging pace via way of means of providing a 30W Type-C charger withinside the box.
Does MediaTek’s new Dimensity 930 SoC provide that massive of a overall performance jump to justify the Moto G73 5G’s pricing? Stay tuned for our designated review, coming quickly on Gadgets 360.