The Moto X could grace your palm by the holidays for as little as $99.
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Looks like Google doesn't need as much of our money as previously estimated. This week the company dropped the price of the Nexus 4 by $100, and now the latest "it" smartphone from Google-owned Motorola, the Moto X, is beginning to see its price tumble just a few weeks after its initial release.
The Nexus 4 was initially offered for $299 unlocked, and many expected the Moto X to be offered in a similar manner. But instead, Motorola announced it would roll out its new flagship Android phone through the familiar two-year carrier contract deal in the United States with an initial cost of $199.
But there's new hope for you thrifty early Android adopters out there, as Moto X prices are falling quickly in Canada and there's word that American carriers will soon follow suit. Rogers, the Canadian carrier that offered the Moto X in limited quantities before other North American carriers at one point last month starting at $189, has already dropped its starting price to $169. ... [Read more]