Moto X smartphone is now $100 cheaper on most carriers

Motorola’s Moto X smartphone just moved into mid-range handset territory with a $100 price drop.

The 16GB model now costs $100 with a two-year contract on AT&T,Sprint and U.S. Cellular. AT&T is also selling the 32GB model for $150. Verizon is sticking with the original $200 price, at least for now.

The Moto X had a lot of hype and rumor surrounding it before launch, as it was the first Motorola smartphone where Google’s influence was noticeable. Unlike most other Android phones, the Moto X has hardly any bloatware, and the few features that it adds are actually useful.

For instance, the phone automatically shows notifications and an unlock button when you take it out of your pocket, and if you say “Okay Google Now,” it will start listening for voice commands even from across the room.

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