Verizon's Motorola Moto X priced at 1 cent at Amazon, with two-year pact

Verizon's Motorola Moto X priced at 1 cent at Amazon, with two-year pact
On Tuesday, Verizon's variant of the Motorola Moto X received its update to Android 4.4, KitKat. On Wednesday, Amazon announced that it was offering the device on sale for just 1 cent with a signed two-year pact. Whether you are taking advantage of an upgrade available on your current Verizon account, or you're just starting a new relationship with the nation's largest carrier, the Moto X will be yours for just a penny.

Need we say anything more about the timing of this offer? With the holiday shopping season officially kicking off with next week's Black Friday 'shopping holiday,' you can expect to see high priced handsets offered at prices that would have seemed impossible just weeks before. The deal starts on Wednesday and is in effect for both the white and black standardized (not customized) model of the phone.

Without a service plan, Amazon is offering the phone for $669.99


source: Amazon via Pocketlint

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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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9 Comments

1. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

I wish it was a available for T-Mobile off contract for like $400.

2. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

I'd rather have the penny then be stuck with a Moto X & 2 year contract with Verizon

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Why? The Moto X is a damn good device, and Motorola is obviously serious about supporting it; it was one of the first devices to be updated to 4.4, it even beat the Nexus 4 despite having to go through Verizon.

4. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Don't like design or display but it's not a bad mid range phone. But I could get something better with 2 year Verizon contact.

5. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Design is subjective, but what exactly don't you like about the display? And yeah, you could get something arguably better, but not for (essentially) free, and not with as much support as the Moto X.

8. g2a5b0e unregistered

Don't be so dense, Bezerk. This is not even 'essentially' free. No matter what phone you get on contract, you're still paying the same over the course of the 2 years. Let's say your Verizon plan costs $100 a month, just to use a round number. The difference between getting this phone & something most folks would consider better is $2,400 vs. $2,600 ($200 on contract phone). Essentially, the Moto X would cost you 93% of what something more future proof would. I'll pass. If I'm going to be stuck with a phone for 2 years, it better be the absolute best thing available at the time because anything else will cost almost as much in the end.

6. papss unregistered

They can't give these things away it seems.

7. GeekMovement unregistered

Good deal i just wish there was no such thing as activation fees.

9. Jommick

Posts: 221; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

Then look at it as buying the phone for $36 - and I don't know if you're from where I'm from (CA/NV), but that one cent has sales tax on the full retail of the device too. tl;dr - good things cost money and they aren't free

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