Moto G22 launched with 90Hz display, MediaTek Helio G37 SoC, and 5,000mAh battery: price, specifications

No official word on the Moto G22 India launch yet though

Highlights
  • Moto G22 has been launched in the European market, priced at EUR 169.99 (approx. Rs 14,000).
  • The smartphone features a 6.22-inch HD+ 90Hz display, a 5,000mAh battery, and a quad-camera setup.
  • Moto G22 does not support 5G connectivity.

Moto G22 has been launched in the European market as the successor to the Moto G20 that debuted last year. Interestingly, Motorola has skipped the Moto G21 for some reason. The latest G-series smartphone is a budget handset that packs considerable specifications for the price segment. However, all things considered, it only brings minor upgrades over its predecessor and does not offer 5G support, which is expected from this price bracket. Motorola is yet to announce the Moto G22 India launch details, but we can expect them to become available shortly. Till then, let’s take a look at what the Moto G22 has to offer.

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Moto G22 price, availability

Moto G22

The Moto G22 comes in a single 4GB RAM and 64GB storage configuration, priced at EUR 169.99 (approx Rs 14,000) in Germany. The Cosmic Black, Iceberg Blue, and Pearl White colour options line up perfectly as we exclusively shared the renders of Moto G22. As we mentioned, there is no official word about the India debut of the Moto G22 at the moment. However, its predecessor, the Moto G20, is available in the country, so we can expect the Moto G22 to be announced in India soon.

Moto G22 specifications

  • 6.5-inch HD+ 90Hz display
  • MediaTek Helio G37 chipset
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB storage
  • 50MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad cameras
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • 5,000mAh battery
  • Android 12

The all-new Moto G22 has a 6.22-inch HD+ display whose LCD panel supports a 1600×720 pixels resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. The device draws powers from a MediaTek Helio G37 chipset paired with Android 12 OS. Inside, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage take care of multitasking and storage. The user can further expand the storage via a MicroSD card.

As for the camera, Moto G22 flaunts a quad-camera setup at the back, featuring a 50MP primary camera paired with an 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro camera. It has a 16MP camera for selfies and video calls on the front, housed in a centred punch-hole cutout.

Moto G22 packs a 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging support (though the company is only bundling a 10W charger inside the box). The company claims to deliver one battery life on a single full charge. It offers 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, dual-SIM, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port for charging; however, there is no 5G connectivity on board. The smartphone weighs 185grams, measures 163.95 x 74.94 x 8.49mm in size, and features a water-repellent coating to protect it from splashes.

Moto G22 vs Moto G20 upgrades

In terms of upgrades over its predecessors, the new Moto G22 offers a more powerful MediaTek Helio G37 gaming SoC, while last year’s model had to contend with the Unisoc T700 chipset. The OS has also been upgraded from Android 11 to Android 12 this time around. In the photography department, the primary camera resolution has been bumped up from 48MP in the G20 to 50MP in G22, while the selfie camera has seen a megapixel increase too, from 13MP to 16MP. The fingerprint sensor, which was placed on the back of the Moto G20, has been embedded in the power button on the right side of its successor.

Key Specs

Moto G22
MediaTek Helio G37 | 4 GBProcessor
6.5 inches Display
50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Moto G22 Price
Rs. 12,990
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Software
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Pros

  • Clean software
  • Decent camera performance in daylight
  • 90Hz display on a budget
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Performance could be better
  • Poor photos in low light
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