Best Buy offers the 2nd generation Moto X 16GB (unlocked) smartphone in black for $242.99 shipped, which is $57 below its retail price and the lowest price we could find for a brand new model. If you’re looking for its cheaper little brother, though, B&H offers the 2nd generation Moto G 8GB (unlocked) smartphone in black for $99.99 shipped w/ a free Belkin PowerHouse microUSB dock. That’s a savings of $95 compared to what these items would cost at retail…
The 2nd generation Moto X features a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution 5.2-inch AMOLED display, a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 2,300 mAh battery. This unlocked “Pure Edition” of the device is especially attractive, giving you an untampered software experience with no carrier bloatware—although it’s compatible with GSM carriers, including AT&T and T-Mobile. We reviewed the phone when it came out in 2014 and said mostly positive things, and there are 339 customer reviews on Amazon averaging at 4.5 stars.
This 2nd generation Moto G has a 5-inch 1280 x 720 resolution display and is powered by a more-than-capable Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz processor. It also features an 8MP main camera and a 2MP front-facing camera, as well as 8GB of internal memory. The phone of course has typical WiFi and Bluetooth support, a 2,070mAh battery, and 1GB of RAM. The 2nd gen. Moto G has almost 3,000 customer reviews on Amazon averaging at 4.5 stars.
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