Last year's Motorola Moto X Developer Edition on sale at eBay for $229.99

Last year's Motorola Moto X Developer Edition on sale at eBay for $229.99
Looking for a good deal on an Android phone? Over at eBay, last year's Motorola Moto X Developer Edition can be purchased for $229.99. The unlocked GSM phone can be used on the T-Mobile or AT&T network. As a Developer Edition, the handset comes with an unlockable bootloader, which means that custom ROMs can be more easily loaded on the handset.

The Motorola Moto X Developer Edition features 32GB of native storage and the eBay price represents a 54% savings over the $499.99 list price of the phone. Another payment option that eBay is giving you, is to make 6 monthly payments of $39, with financing obtained from PayPal Credit.

Last year's iteration of the Moto X features a 4.7-inch AMOLED screen, with a resolution of 720 x 1280.That works out to a pixel density of 316ppi. A dual-core 1.7GHz CPU powers the device, which includes 2GB of RAM. Of the 16GB of native storage on the unit, 12GB is available to the user. On back is a 10MP camera, while the one that adorns the front of the handset weighs in at 2MP. A 2200mAh battery keeps the lights on, and Android 4.4.4 is pre-installed.

If you like to tinker with your phones, or know someone who does, you might want to consider the Moto X Developer Edition. Sure, it might be last year's model, but you can modify it to your heart's content. And  who wouldn't appreciate a 54% discount over the list price?

source: eBay via 1Sale, AndroidCentral

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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)



1. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Moto X is one of the best device I've ever seen. It's still very fast and snappy.

2. sgodsell

Posts: 7514; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

They got something wrong. They stated of the 16gb storage you will have 12gb available. That might be true for the 16gb model, but this is the 32gb model. Excellent buy.

3. Anterv

Posts: 178; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

Great for guys in USA, shipping to my country is pretty expensive.

4. irellemot

Posts: 109; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

WIth similar benchmarks and front-facing speakers, all while costing $50 less, personally I think the Moto G 2014 is a better option.

6. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

No.. Ram and s4pro knock it out of the park

7. sgodsell

Posts: 7514; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The Moto X has features not found on any other smart phone. Not to mention this Moto X has an AMOLED display. You can have active notifications with an AMOLED because it saves power. With IPS displays the entire display is powered on, so not true for AMOLED. Not to mention the reception and call quality are superior on the Moto X. True touch less controls. Also the Moto X supports WiFi ac, has 2gb of ram, supports miracast, WiFi direct. All things missing or not supported on the Moto G. I have Moto Gs as well, but the Moto X is superior to a Moto G, even the 2014 moto G.

8. sgodsell

Posts: 7514; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I forgot the Moto G 2014 has only 8gb of storage, which is expandable. But for that extra $50 dollars you are getting a better device and 32gb of storage built in.

15. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

I got my dad the Moto G for only 80 bucks!!!

12. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

Xperia SP beat them a long shot and sill cheaper than either

5. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Does it only come with a white back? Anyway, this is an amazing deal. The OG Moto X is still a great device...

9. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Indeed. They nailed the size and feel, only added features we could really use (Active Display over stock), and it's a great screen for 2013. With more aggressive pricing, it might have gotten more attention.

10. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

I wonder if it'll drop down to the sub $200 range after Black Friday/Cyber Monday? Tempted to wait but scared to jump the gun. Makes a great phone with near Nexus update speed for the price.

11. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Damnit. Bad time to quit my job and start another. Hopefully this price lasts until I can afford it.

13. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

I was gonna pick one of these up but then I checked craigslist and that's already the normal price new ones are selling for. So I couldn't sell for a profit.

14. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

I just got this phone for 300 a couple of weeks ago, noooooo than I found about this recently.. if only I waited a few weeks lol oh well love the phone but battery life could be better.. I play some hardcore games that's why

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