When Motorola announced that the Moto G would be coming to us for as little as $180 off contract, we assumed carriers would look to subsidize it and make it free with a two year commitment. At the very least, we didn’t expect anyone to offer it for an off-contract price that’s even cheaper than the original MSRP, but that’s exactly what Verizon has done.
You can now buy the Moto G for $100 without having to sign a two-year contract. You might be thinking that you’re not in for a treat at that price, but you’d be sorely (or pleasantly) mistaken. Take a look:
- 4.5-inch 1,280 x 720 display
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400)
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB of internal storage
- 5MP rear camera
- 1.3MP front camera
- 2,070mAh battery
- Dimensions: 130 x 66 x 6-11.6 mm
- Weight: 143 g
Verizon’s version will come with Android 4.3 out of the box, though an upgrade to 4.4 KitKat is expected sometime shortly. You might think Verizon is crazy for offering the phone at such a steep discount, but the months of wireless service they’d sell to potential results would more than make up for it. Sold? Verizon has the goods right here.