We typically don’t expect much news during holiday weekends, but we’re kicking off this one with some great news for those who are interested in buying the Motorola Moto X. According to @evleaks, Motorola is planning to drop the on-contract price of the Moto X to just $100 sometime in Q4. Accompanied by an image of different wood back panels for the phone, he also added that customized wood options would set Moto X customers back an additional $50.
The fact that Motorola plans to drop the price of the Moto X by $100 only a few months after launch may seem a bit troubling to some, but we’ve always felt like the device was overpriced. It’s simply not realistic to think that consumers will pay $200 for an on-contract Moto X when they have the option of purchasing the HTC One or Samsung Galaxy S 4 for the same exact price.
Is a $100 Motorola Moto X a more compelling device?
Moto X price drop to $100 coming in Q4, along with wooden back configurations (for $50) pic.twitter.com/wpIdgYLjHO
— @evleaks (@evleaks) August 31, 2013