AT&T Moto X will run you $575 without a contract, $629 for the 32 GB version

AT&T Moto X will run you $575 without a contract, $629 for the 32 GB version
AT&T has confirmed that the Moto X will cost $575 without a contract, and that's for the 16 GB version. The 32 GB one will run you $629, or in line with all current flagship phones, just like the $200 contract price for the basic Moto X jibes with what we are used to pay for the latest and greatest.

This is one area the Moto X definitely differs from the Nexus line concept, but let's not forget that the Nexus 4 is $299 only at the Play Store, and if there is a Moto X sold there by year-end, as we heard yesterday, it is likely to command a lower price than the one sold by carriers.

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Moto X
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 10 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2200 mAh(13h talk time)

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115 Comments

1. gazmatic

Posts: 822; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

fail just get a htc one or a nexus 4

6. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

I'd rather take the moto x than the htc one or gs4, even at the same price. There are reasons, of course. Just keep in mind that we're not all equal and what is the best product for your needs and taste might not be the best product for everyone else.

38. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

the moto x is not a bad phone and yes, every person is different... but that doesn't justify the pricing of the moto x... it should have been cheaper

47. jubin.mathai

Posts: 15; Member since: Jun 11, 2013

Yes, considering the specs of the phone, it's way more costly.

66. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

It could still be cheaper. Motorola may sell them unlocked for less or the Google Play edition may be less. Regardless, I think this is exactly why T-mobiles JUMP program will be a success. Also, I'm still willing to pay a premium price for everything else this phone offers because I don't need a quad core processor. All the check boxes are ticked.

84. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Except that T-Mo isn't going to be stocking the X in the immediate future, so no X from Jump.

113. Dro

Posts: 27; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

Exactly!! I mean, they announced the Droid mini for $99 on contract with Verizon. The Droid Mini and the Moto X are the same specs wise apart from the 4.3" screen on the Mini vs the 4.7" on the X.But, with both screens having the same resolution the Mini has the higher ppi, so I can't see why they're selling the X for $100 more than the Mini. It makes no sense.

57. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

I think, you are still using low end phone's and want a mid range one. Picking Moto X than S4/hTc One is no brainer.

67. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

How is it a no brainer? The Motorola X is the same specs as last years flagships from mid 2012 and their pricing it as a brand new flagship.

77. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

Then stick to it. 2012 is past, 2013 is the present.

103. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I think you meant Picking s4/htc over moto x is a no brainer.

42. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Just a price fail

101. Diazene

Posts: 129; Member since: May 01, 2013

and an availability one too

44. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

HTC ONE 700

112. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Motorola your drunk!!! Go home...... lol reallt!??? For a midrange phone lmao cool.story

2. blahb

Posts: 48; Member since: May 16, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S 4 from the Play Store would be a better option at that price.

3. Rorschach

Posts: 83; Member since: Apr 26, 2013

$575/629 for this? You're better off getting the S4/One Google ed.

91. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

The price is insane, Google/Moto are on crack !! You can get an Xperia Z for $500 in Amazon.

4. jharkem17

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 29, 2013

A bit pricey..but still better than the S4 and One..in everything.

11. pellegrini

Posts: 84; Member since: Jun 14, 2012

Define better?

18. jharkem17

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 29, 2013

better in 1.design..simple yet striking..samsung is so cheap. htc one is trying hard to be attractive--fail! solid 2.performance..check out other sites to see how motoX put sammy's top dog to shame.

25. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

moto x has a better cam tech than htc 4ultrafail

51. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

You're dreaming! The only high end with this phone is the price. I better use my gnexus with 4.3 jb and removable battery.

65. jharkem17

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 29, 2013

im dreaming..you are dreaming.. wake up.

78. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

I'm not. I'm just practical person.

58. greyhulk

Posts: 184; Member since: Jun 30, 2010

Spoken like someone who has never owned either a GS4 or an HTC One. Go ahead and pay premium price for your mid-range MotoX. The rest of us will buy real phones.

59. jdoee100

Posts: 334; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

I don't care about Moto X's performance. Moto's small chip can not beat S4's raw horsepower. Moto's bringing a knife to a gunfight.

63. jharkem17

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 29, 2013

C L O C K S P E E D .

69. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

1.7ghz dual core snapdragon s4 pro. Sorry that is significantly worse than the Nexus 4 which cost $350 for the 16gb version. I think the reason the phones price is so high is because its made in USA not China. Specs wise its about equal to a Galaxy s3 which is $400 off contract brand new.

70. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Except the Moto X processor has beaten many a quad core already. Snapdragon 600 included. Definitely not in all of the categories but it is no slouch. Moto brought a 9MM and everyone else has .40's. The edge goes to Moto because their little 9MM has a laser pointer and scope and is using the right bullets.

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