1. nfotiu's Avatar
    T-Mobile will pay you $650 to switch over - Jan. 8, 2014

    Anyone have any insight into if you could get this deal (paid ETF and possibly a trade in) and get a t-mobile Moto X? It mentions having to buy a phone from T-mobile, but I am guessing there is no way to do this? I'd think that the moto x with it's $399 price would be an attractive phone for t-mobile where they don't subsidize phones, so I am surprised they make it tricky to buy.
    01-08-2014 08:36 PM
  2. Aquila's Avatar
    Do you mean a moto maker version?
    01-09-2014 05:51 AM
  3. Vaas's Avatar
    checking out the T-mobile site, I did not see the Moto-X as an option for phones. Not sure if they would allow the Moto maker version for the change over deal. Not giving up my X so doubt Ill change, it does look tempting.
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    01-09-2014 06:15 AM
  4. karmamule's Avatar
    Unfortunately I don't think you can buy the Moto X directly from T-Mobile. The motomaker site mentions "Get the Moto X for T-Mobile exclusively on Motorola.com".

    It might not hurt to call a T-Mobile rep directly and ask if there's any way to take advantage of their new ETF payment while getting a Moto X but it doesn't look like there's a way at the moment.
    01-09-2014 07:24 AM
  5. Roger Gibbens's Avatar
    When I checked how much "trade-in" value I would get for my phones, the estimate on their web site gave me: Atrix HD - $37 & Moto X - $127.

    I don't think so.
    01-09-2014 09:07 AM
  6. JRDroid's Avatar
    I'm seriously considering leaving AT&T with this deal but my wife and I want to keep our phones (iPhone 5c and Moto X), and here is how I'm doing it. I have two older phones (an HTC Titan and Pantech Pursuit II) from AT&T. They are worth $17 and $1 from T-Mobile, but they are in fact both elligable for this program. I will then buy their cheapest possible phones (which are like $4 a month or about $100 out right, not sure which way I'll go). I'll pay them off then sell them for $60 or so. In the end, it won't be free for me to switch, but it will be at minimal cost, I'll get to keep using my phone I have now, and I'll gain the freedom T-Mobile offers.
    01-09-2014 09:32 AM
  7. sixty_four's Avatar
    ...snip... Moto X - $127.
    Ouch. No thanks, for me too.
    01-09-2014 02:05 PM
  8. CompMan2012's Avatar
    If T-Mo started to sell the X they probably would hike up the price 100 bones like they do with the Nexus 5.
    01-09-2014 11:33 PM
  9. dashauns's Avatar
    If T-Mo started to sell the X they probably would hike up the price 100 bones like they do with the Nexus 5.
    ATT and Sprint both sell the Nexus 5 for 449
    01-10-2014 08:52 AM
  10. CompMan2012's Avatar
    ATT and Sprint both sell the Nexus 5 for 449
    I rather get it from Google for 350. I'm not sure why anyone would pay 450 when u can get it for 350 straight from the source.
    01-10-2014 09:32 AM

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