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Back in November, Motorola ran a major off-contract sale for the Moto X, originally as part of a Cyber Monday promotion. Despite a few hiccups that caused them to delay and reschedule the event for two more dates, Motorola learned there really was a strong demand for a solid off-contract handset, as long as the pricing was more in-line with Nexus devices.

With that in mind, Motorola is bringing in the New Year by slashing down the price of the 16GB Moto X to just $399, and $449 for the 32GB model. This includes both customized Moto Maker handsets and even the developer edition (at $449). For those looking for a wood back however, you’ll still need to pay an extra $100.

While $399 isn’t as cheap as the $349 pricing we saw during their Moto X sale, it’s still a considerably lower price than most other similarly-equipped flagship devices out there in the Android world. For those looking for an even-cheaper off contract experience, you can always pick up the Nexus 5 for $349, or the Moto G for as little as $179 — or even perhaps as low as $100 on Verizon.

What do you think, planning on picking up the Moto X now that the off-contract price has dropped down?

Andrew Grush
Andrew is one of the three Managing Editors of Android Authority, primarily responsible for the overseeing of US team of writers, in addition to several other projects such as VR Source and more. He loves tech, gaming, his family, and good conversations with like-minded folks.