Deal: Motorola officially drops the price of the Moto X Pure Edition for a limited time
posted by Ben R. / Apr 20, 2016, 3:11 PM
Motorola (Lenovo) Moto G4 on the horizon, last year's Moto X Pure Edition is getting a welcome, albeit temporary discount. From now through May 2nd, you can snag the device from upward of $349.99, which is a $50 saving off the usual base retail price.
Though everybody has their own checklist when it comes to deciding on a new smartphone, the Moto X Pure Edition ticks three key boxes; it's a very nice handset with strong specs, it's good value for money, and owners get a close-to-stock Android experience sans the usual bolt-ons and bloatware.
If you look hard enough, you can probably find the Moto X Pure online for the same price that Motorola is currently charging. But by taking advantage of this official deal, you can use the Moto Maker tool to completely customize your handset with different covers, frames, engraving and even a tailored welcome message.
Packed with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC and 3 GB of RAM, the device is IP 52 certified for splash and dust-proofing. The 5.7-inch display is crisp at 1440 x 2560 pixels, though its size does mean that the Moto X Pure is only for phablet fans. There's a 3000 mAh battery to keep the lights on, and the strong, 21-megapixel rear-facing camera is allied to a 5-megapixel sensor at the front.
Even though the device does include a microSD expansion slot, you may find it worthwhile to bump native storage up to 32 GB. This will incur an extra $50 charge, but it means that your $399.99 will get you double the usual allotted real estate.
An all-round great handset, we were incredibly impressed with the Moto X Pure in our review. Our readers tend to agree, having so far scored it a whopping 9.4/10 on average. If you're not too fussed about purchasing a device from last year, you could do a great deal worse for $350.
If you would like to snag the discounted Moto X Pure Edition, please hit the source link below.
Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) OS: Android 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop View Full specs
- Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
- Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
- Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 3000 mAh
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Can anyone comment on battery life AFTER the Marshmallow update?
posted on Apr 20, 2016, 4:06 PM 2
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I have a Nexus 6 on Marshmallow and this one should have about the same battery life. Mine runs around 4hrs screen on time. Stand by is pretty good. This phone is like a newer and improved Moto Nexus 6 and I love mine. No regrets.
posted on Apr 20, 2016, 6:30 PM 1
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posted on Apr 20, 2016, 4:20 PM 2
You just contradicted yourself.
posted on Apr 20, 2016, 10:45 PM 0
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No, he DID not. S6 is 450$ atm, for example and its last year high end phone, while the Moto X Pure is mid end phone, from the same period with, Much weaker cpu Much weaker gpu Much weaker build quality Much weaker display Much weaker camera It need to be 250$ max to be consider a good buy.
posted on Apr 21, 2016, 10:25 AM 0
Wrong, it helps to know what you're talking about. The CPU is just fine, I have no problems with the 808. It works well enough with stock android. Watch any Youtube speedtest video of the Moto X and you'll see it has no trouble keeping up. Build quality is just fine, I'll take it over a slippery bar of soap like the S6 is. Display? Lol don't even get me started on the burn in possibility and the overly saturated AMOLED from Samsung. Seriously it helps to know what you are talking about.
posted on Apr 21, 2016, 12:13 PM 0
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I'm more curious about Lenovo being bad about warranties. That's a bad precedent.
posted on Apr 20, 2016, 5:53 PM 3
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Still to much, i would pay 200 at most
posted on Apr 20, 2016, 7:50 PM 0
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Those specs are a let down.
posted on Apr 20, 2016, 9:08 PM 0
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That's not a deal. It was going for $299 at one point. I would rather have the Moto x force (turbo 2) but I'm not paying $650 for a year old phone. Lenovo killed Motorola. The leaks for the new phone area ugly as hell and no front firing speakers is a deal breaker.
posted on Apr 21, 2016, 9:51 AM 0
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