Deal: 2nd Gen Motorola Moto X with Walnut or Teak backplate now at $399.99 unlocked

If you've been holding back on purchasing a second-generation Motorola Moto X (2014) until a nice deal rear its head, Motorola is now offering a $125 discount when purchasing an unlocked smartphone with a Walnut or Teak backplate.

This deal brings the total cost of a 2014 Moto X with 16GB of integrated storage space down to $399.99, which is actually $100 less than what you have to pay for the unlocked version with a plastic back. If you need more internal storage space, you can opt to update to 32GB for $49.99 extra. 

While you can purchase the smartphone with AT&T, Verizon, or Republic Wireless carrier choices, you can also opt for the Pure Edition, one that comes with a near-stock Android experience and is compatible with AT&T's and T-Mobile's LTE networks.

If you need a refresher, the 2014 version of the Motorola Moto X comes a 5.2-inch AMOLED display running at 1080 by 1920 pixels (Full HD), a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset paired with 2GB of RAM, a 13MP primary camera, a 2MP front-facing shooter, and a 2300mAh battery. If this deal sounds tempting, make sure to check out our full Motorola Moto X review.

With the third-generation Motorola Moto X rumored to be unveiled in the upcoming months, this deal could well be a sign that Motorola is looking to clear stocks before unveiling an updated version of the handset. According to some rumors, the third-generation Moto X will come with a 16MP primary camera with optical image stabilisation, a 5.2-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 by 2560 pixels, and a Snapdragon 808 chipset.



1. waddup121 unregistered


2. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

16 gig wow i'm just baffled..

3. judd5000

Posts: 6; Member since: May 13, 2015

Be careful! The wood ones have a problem with a peeling back (see xda forums for many examples). I had the white/bamboo and it did this - the price dissparity in the UK is £350 for the plastic, £287 for the white/bamboo, but the leather is still over £400....why do you think that is? Motorola may be getting rid of defective units.

4. Totse2k15

Posts: 479; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Tbh, I think the Moto X phones are overprice and for that overall specs. I'd rather get a used mint high-end phone like S5 or some other [s]hit on Swappa.

5. judd5000

Posts: 6; Member since: May 13, 2015

Errr...the S5 and Moto X 2014 have pretty much the same specs...The moto X also has active display, touchless control, front facing speaker, latest android updates as soon as they come out... It has also been awarded best or second best android phone of 2014 by most of the more popular review sites/youtube channels. Why not just get a Moto X second hand over a second hand S5?

8. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

16 gig is fail, i can't comprehend why would someone want such phone.

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Agreed. Finally someone who sees how overpriced the Moto X phones are.

7. judd5000

Posts: 6; Member since: May 13, 2015

Surely that is just saying all high end android phones are overpriced?? Samsung S5 RRP £579, HTC M8 RRP £530, LG G3 RRP £499, Moto X RRP £ the moto X (in the UK at least) is the cheapest of the lot. Yes the OnePlusOne and the chinese phones are considerably cheaper, but design, reliability and support are greatly lacking (thus far) the only proper one to consider would be the Huawei phones.

9. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

look at the spec dude!

10. judd5000

Posts: 6; Member since: May 13, 2015

The Nokia N97 had 32GB of storage, it didn't make it a good phone! Specs are almost identical to a s5 apart from the fingerprint and heart rate sensors. is cheaper??

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