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12/3/2013
10:55 AM

Motorola Moto X Deal Melts Down

Motorola's website tanked Monday due to heavy traffic from consumers seeking discounted Moto X smartphones.

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anon1111414626
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12/3/2013 | 11:57:16 AM
more realistic pricing
Yes, people are interested -- now that this price is what the Moto X should have been all along.  It was ridiculous to try to pass this mid-tier spec phone off at top tier prices.  

The Nexus 5 (4.95", full HD 1080p, Snapdragon 800) still slaps the Moto X silly in every way, and priced EVERY DYA at $350 (16GB)/$400 (32GB) depending on internal memory.  So, for this occasion, the Moto X only MATCHES that price?  Still a loser.  

Only if you absolutely need Verizon should you get a Moto X, as the Nexus 5 will not work on Verizon's CDMA/LTE network.  Whereas the Nexus 5 works on AT&T, T-mobile and Sprint GSM/CDMA/HSPA+/LTE -- all from the same phone.

The Nexus 5 is a much better deal every day.

 
rsmiff
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12/3/2013 | 11:21:31 AM
dev editions
The Dev editions were gone by 5:00 PM EST. I tried to buy one when I got home from work. Gone!
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