Motorola Moto X now on sale for $99 at Best Buy

Motorola Moto X now on sale for $99 at Best Buy
Just a month or so after its official launch, the Motorola Moto X has dropped half in price and is now selling for $99 on a two year contract, if you purchase the device at Best Buy. The Moto X is the first flagship phone Motorola released as a Google-owned company.

At $99, the Moto X is looking like one of the best deals around as most other flagship phones cost $199 up front. The big innovations with the Moto X start with its size - it’s an extremely compact device that you can actually easily use single-handedly, and it still features a huge 4.7” display. It’s also got an always-on voice recognition software helped by a separate processing core. The handset is also made in the USA and you can custom-design it changing the colors, materials and customizing it to your liking.

At launch, reviews were fairly tepid about the Moto X as its 10-megapixel camera did not deliver satisfactory results. Now however, Motorola has pushed an update to T-Mobile and AT&T customers (other carriers should get it soon) that finally fixes the camera issues.

With all of that in mind, the $99 deal on Best Buy looks even more tempting, don’t you think? Take a look at the device right below.

source: Best Buy

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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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13 Comments

1. sniperdroid

Posts: 146; Member since: May 23, 2013

How the mighty have fallen from $300 to $99 in a month. But at least now they know it's a spec driven world out there and even if people don't need a quad-core processor for 300 bucks people want a quad-core 400p phone.

3. cc3493

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

400p? i think you mean 400ppi? its 720p and its 316ppi btw (according to PA)

5. sniperdroid

Posts: 146; Member since: May 23, 2013

yeah 400ppi I always seem to get the two mixed.

4. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"...even if people don't need..." It is only your opinion, people will decide need quad-core processor for them or not.

7. g2a5b0e unregistered

The Moto X was never $300 on contract. It started at $199.

2. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Now it's not selling so they're slashing the prices which were actually meant when launched.

6. papss unregistered

Like I've said all along. This phone wasn't priced right. Motorola better get it together as they are slipping into irrelevance

8. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Let me know when the full price drops. The link doesn't show T-Mobile either, the AT&T version supposed to cover that? Not at $699 full price on AT&T.

9. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Should have been $0.99 imo and $100 off contract

10. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

For that price, you can get a better one with the cutting edge cpu/gpu, like s800.

11. theruleslawyer

Posts: 108; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

Makes sense at $99 on contract. If I hadn't already bought a phone I'd give it another chance now.

12. Landmarkcm

Posts: 507; Member since: Aug 11, 2009

I am returning 5C tomorrow for this actually. While I loved imessage and some other things. I just cant seem to get on board with apple in General. I really like how Moto is able to pack a bigger screen in a device not much bigger then the iphone too. Glad they fixed the camera issues to make it better too. Anyway I guess I just like Android overall better & this one looks easier to use then some as well. I also really liked the way it feels in hand!

13. sgodsell

Posts: 6737; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I bought one at Fido for $450 off contract. Nice phone. The only hands free phone that you can just talk to across the room anytime to do things for you. I love Motorola skip feature, so I set it up with my debit card, and Bluetooth in the car. Awesome phone.

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