Released a bit over a year ago, the Motorola Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play have been three of the most popular affordable smartphones of late. Unfortunately, in the US, Motorola is running out of G7 series stock.
At the time of this writing, the Moto G7 Power and Moto G7 Play are no longer available to buy from Motorola's website. The regular Moto G7 is still in stock, but it's sold for $299 - that's the handset's original price from early 2019. Since the G7 has been routinely subjected to generous discounts in the last year, its current price suggests two things: there's demand for it, and stocks are limited.
The Moto G7 Power ($249 unlocked) and G7 Play ($199 unlocked) can still be bought from retailers like Amazon and Best Buy, but it's unclear for how long. The same is true for the regular G7.
Motorola may be running out of phones because of the coronavirus pandemic that has grappled the world and paused many manufacturing activities.
The Motorola One Zoom is another handset that's no longer available in the US (not just at Motorola, but at retailers too). This model is considerably newer than the G7 series, having been launched in September.
One Zoom, but didn't receive a proper answer. More exactly, Motorola only said it would "check" the situation "internally." We'll follow up with questions about the Moto G7 family and update this article when we have news.We recently asked Motorola about the unavailability of the
While Motorola recently released a Moto G8 series, right now, there are no plans for that to be officially released in the US. But a couple of 2020 Motorola handsets are definitely scheduled to be launched stateside - Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus. However, since the coronavirus crisis is making almost everything uncertain, it's not clear when these new phones will go on sale.