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Last Updated: May 7th, 2014

The Moto X might be getting on toward its twilight years, but it's still a great phone with killer features. Motorola's promised Mother's Day sale is active, which means you can get this device for a mere $299.99 for the 16GB version.

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Unlike past promotions, today's deal is automatic and requires no wacky coupon codes. Just head over to the Motorola site and choose between the Moto Maker 16GB ($299.99), Moto Maker 32GB ($324.99), or the Developer Edition (also $324.99). Adding a wood back to one of the Moto Maker editions still costs an extra $25, though. If you do pick one up, Motorola is even throwing in a free Skip NFC unlock device.

This deal is only live through 11:59pm ET tonight. This might be your last chance to justifiably buy a Moto X before the anticipation of a refresh forces you to wait it out.

[Motorola]

Ryan Whitwam
Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

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  • Dairox

    I wish to live in the U.S. right now...

    • Kenne Phimmasonsouk

      Really great phone. Really need 32 gig though. But going to wait for the new moto x.

  • epsiblivion

    any sale for moto g?

  • Dario · 753 a.C. .

    i would have bought that phone right now, but i live in italy. i'm gonna wait some sales on amazon

  • Aooga

    It's a great phone, but even at this price, I'm not sure why anyone would buy this when 1), A new one is coming this summer and 2), The Nexus 5/1+1 aren't that much more expensive. Just my 2 cents.

    • Flexte

      this is why I bought it. my note 3 is just too big to take on bike rides and to use at the gym. I am in my car for work most of the time and the truly touch less controls would be a great benefit. the next moto x wont be out until probably September. the bugs wont be worked out for another month or 2. switching to a small phone now at a cheaper price will help me decide if I can adjust to the smaller style and less features. lets say 4 months the new phone comes out. By then I will know if a smaller handset is for me. I sell it for $100 quick and the loss comes out to $2 a day. I got my use out of the phone and I will be sure that I am ready to pay full price for the new one. Also I will buy an 8in tablet with an spen for work, books,movies and games. the note 3 was my phone and tablet replacement but it wasn't big enough to fit all of my needs.

  • vgergo

    For me the MotoX=Touchless Control, the best! I am constantly tweaking my Note 3, but it's never going to be as good as the real thing. S for Switch Voice wakes my Note to Google Voice Search, "always listening" style... And now with Touchless Notifications I can have something like the "What's up" feature too. Only I have to say "Show what's up"

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=hu.viczian.notifications.free
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=hu.viczian.deathtosvoice

  • Rickpot

    Just wondering any chance for father?