View Poll Results: Any interest in purchasing the Moto G?

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  • Yes, I plan on getting one as a primary or backup.

    33 67.35%
  • No, will not be getting one.

    4 8.16%
  • Unsure, will give it some thought and consider it at that time.

    12 24.49%
12-18-2013 06:49 PM
41 12
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  1. yfan's Avatar
    I'm actually considering buying the Moto G. Not as a backup, and not for myself. I am thinking about buying it as a gift for someone who doesn't need LTE but could probably use a cheap plan.
    11-20-2013 04:12 PM
  2. CoolBeit's Avatar
    I have a Nexus 4 and plan to use it for quite a while, but I'm tempted to buy one of these things just because I want to make sure Moto keeps making quality phones with unlocked sims and unlockable bootloaders at this price point. PLEASE let the US market buy the **** out of this phone!
    11-26-2013 02:33 PM
  3. strav22's Avatar
    I have a Nexus 5, sold my Nexus 4 recently. For some stupid reason, I really want to get this. I have no need for this device.

    I can see getting this immediately if something were to happen to my Nexus 5. A backup phone with these capabilities sounds like a no brainier.
    weksa and scrounger like this.
    11-27-2013 09:09 AM
  4. zrxoa1's Avatar
    So the Moto G, 16gb, is $179 straight out? That is not a carrier subsidized price? $179 plus tax and shipping and the phone is all mine??

    Posted via Android Central App
    12-03-2013 08:26 AM
  5. doomtuba's Avatar
    $179 is for the 8 GB version. The 16 GB variant will cost $199, but yes, these prices are unsubsidized, free from any carrier.
    zrxoa1 likes this.
    12-03-2013 03:01 PM
  6. strav22's Avatar
    FYI, just got it. I posted my initial impressions in the other thread. I'm most likely returning it since I really dont need a back up phone. Its fun to try it out though.

    Highly recommend for first time android users who need solid battery life though. If you need HSPA+ 42 or LTE, get the Moto X.
    12-03-2013 03:30 PM
  7. zrxoa1's Avatar
    $179 is for the 8 GB version. The 16 GB variant will cost $199, but yes, these prices are unsubsidized, free from any carrier.
    Yeah, I realized I goofed on the price... LOL. Nice to know that those prices are straight out! Motorola rocks for doing that!!


    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk
    12-03-2013 03:33 PM
  8. David_LFC's Avatar
    I have just ordered one as my spare phone. Have a note 3 as my primary device.

    This will become my night out phone as it's smaller and I'll be less worried over damage or loss

    Posted via Android Central App
    12-05-2013 10:02 AM
  9. strav22's Avatar
    Have the Nexus 5, Bought the Moto G for back up.

    I'm Thinking about returning it, since I don't really need it. It's going to sit in a drawer for backup. I just like the idea that if the Nexus 5 goes to ****, I have a device that will be a solid back up without having to wait to ship another Nexus 5, which will take days if not a week.

    I also feel that it could be a waste of $200 because:
    1. I need a tablet and a future Moto Tablet would be a automatic buy
    2. If my nexus 5 does go to **** (none of my phones have) than it collects dust.

    Decisions, Decisions. Any thoughts?
    12-05-2013 10:28 PM
  10. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Have the Nexus 5, Bought the Moto G for back up.

    I'm Thinking about returning it, since I don't really need it. It's going to sit in a drawer for backup. I just like the idea that if the Nexus 5 goes to ****, I have a device that will be a solid back up without having to wait to ship another Nexus 5, which will take days if not a week.

    I also feel that it could be a waste of $200 because:
    1. I need a tablet and a future Moto Tablet would be a automatic buy
    2. If my nexus 5 does go to **** (none of my phones have) than it collects dust.

    Decisions, Decisions. Any thoughts?
    IMO you should always have a spare phone on hand.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk 2
    12-06-2013 06:26 PM
  11. MDearing's Avatar
    If you want to have a backup device, I'd say keep it. In regards to the Moto tablet, CEO Dennis Woodside said today that they're not really focusing on tablets. The logic is that since a tablet is something you buy after you've already got a smartphone, they put more emphasis on making a widely available smartphone.
    12-06-2013 09:15 PM
  12. thatguy97's Avatar
    People freak out over LTE too much the fastest I've seen 3G is at 10-15 Mbps and that's probably fine for most people I had an iPhone 5 and LTE was very fast and for me 3G is pretty fast too I love my new Moto G

    Sent from my Nexus 7 2013
    12-15-2013 09:59 PM
  13. DayThyme's Avatar
    Verizon's 3G speeds are horrible, unlike ATT with its HSPA+. Verizon 3G speeds are practically unusable. So on Verizon, no, I would not consider the Moto G due to the lack of 4G LTE. I can use my GNex as a backup.

    If I were on ATT, yes, I would get the Moto G for $179 because HSPA+ speeds are pretty good.
    12-15-2013 10:19 PM
  14. DayThyme's Avatar
    People freak out over LTE too much the fastest I've seen 3G is at 10-15 Mbps and that's probably fine for most people I had an iPhone 5 and LTE was very fast and for me 3G is pretty fast too I love my new Moto G
    Depends on the carrier. 3G on ATT's HSPA+ may be 10-15 Mbps, but no way are you getting that on Verizon's 3G.
    12-15-2013 10:23 PM
  15. Ry's Avatar
    I don't think you can use it as a backup device on Verizon post-paid anyway, since they I think they block using pre-paid phones on post-paid lines.
    12-16-2013 11:10 AM
  16. DayThyme's Avatar
    I don't think you can use it as a backup device on Verizon post-paid anyway, since they I think they block using pre-paid phones on post-paid lines.
    yeah, if they are releasing it only for prepaid use, that will be true. At least until you fulfill the usage requirements, which is 6 months of prepaid service, and the cheapest you can do that is for $75 IIRC. You don't have to actually use the phone, you just need to pay for minutes for 6 months. Then they will release the phone for postpaid use.
    Ry likes this.
    12-18-2013 06:49 PM
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