Deal: get the Motorola Moto X (2nd gen) for $299 from Amazon unlocked
The 2nd-gen Motorola Moto X can now be grabbed for $299 unlocked from Amazon. Available in black with a leather back, black with a soft-touch back, or white with a bamboo back, the Moto X that you can purchase through Amazon will work with GSM carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile, or prepaid carriers such as MetroPCS, Straight Talk and others.
At $299, the Motorola Moto X (2nd generation) is a decent buy, especially if you're looking for an upper mid-range handset that doesn't break the bank. In case you need a refresh, the 2014 Moto X comes with a 5.2-inch AMOLED display running a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset (2.5GHz quad-core Krait 400 CPU, Adreno 330 GPU), 2GB of RAM, 16GB of microSD-expandable internal storage, a 13MP primary camera, a 2MP secondary shooter on the front, as well as a 2300mAh battery. On the software side, the 2014 Motorola Moto X was recently updated to Android 5.1 Lollipop, and the manufacturer ships the smartphone with a near-stock version of Google's OS. For a more detailed analysis of the handset, make sure to read our full Motorola Moto X (2014) review.
What do you guys think of Amazon's promotion for the second-generation Motorola Moto X? Are you willing to pay $299 for a near-flagship smartphone (even at modern standards) with a bamboo or a leather back?