Moto G Bost Mobile

New budget offering comes to Boost's own stores on Jan. 14

If you're looking to get your hands on a Moto G for Boost Mobile, today is your lucky day. HSN and HSN.com have begun selling a Boost Mobile variant of the Moto G for only $129 without any contract. If you would rather purchase it directly from Boost, you will have to wait until January 14th when it will go on sale both online and in select retail locations. Coming in at $50 below Motorola's own price, and partnered with great prepaid plan pricing the Moto G is a very appealing option.

Boost Mobile — which operates on the Sprint network — offers unlimited talk, text, and data for only $55 a month with the option of having your payments shrink every six months. If you are looking for a great deal on an Android device that we thought was pretty awesome, you won't want to miss out on this.

Source: HSNBoost Mobile

 
There are 65 comments

cvgjava says:

Solid phone and a solid price.
Pre paid options are strong now.

It's best to go with the S4 Mini :) #4GLTE swag

TheMimic12 says:

Some people probably would, if it were on boost Mobile, which it is not, and for the price they want for it, I would just buy the s3.
The moto g is a fantastic phone, even without a removable battery or expandable storage.

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Your statement is FALSE

yellowmage says:

Silence, Samsheep.

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skipatrol says:

Yes we know, your not legit unless you carry a nexus.

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TheMimic12 says:

SILENCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You should think before typing your false statements. There is no s4 mini on boost. The s3 is fine. So is the moto g. It is my opinion, which is not a statement of fact, therefore it cannot be invalidated.

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drokssilva says:

Isn't this phone just 3g?

IMO, 3g on CDMA is too slow

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NoNexus says:

On Sprint right now it kinda is, on Verizon it is slow but bearable

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-IRON- says:

Not in indy. Sprint is great and verizon is unberable

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fredbob3 says:

Since Boost Mobile uses Sprint's network, would I be able to take this phone to Ting?

TheMimic12 says:

Ting states on their website that they cannot bring any phone from Virgin Mobile or Boost Mobile to Ting.

aj888 says:

How come I paid $200 and prepaid gets it cheaper. Sucks for me.

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still1 says:

but you will also be paying way less monthly than boost(starts $50) or Verizon(starts $60)

BB_Bmore says:

True but every 6 on time payments knocks out down 5$ 18 months later and your paying pennies for unlimited everything.

Not a bad deal at all!
I don't need a new phone whatsoever but I'm buying this just because I mean come on

merry holidays

BB_Bmore says:

True but every 6 on time payments knocks out down 5$ 18 months later and your paying pennies for unlimited everything.

Not a bad deal at all!
I don't need a new phone whatsoever but I'm buying this just because I mean come on

merry holidays

TheMimic12 says:

You may have paid more for the unlocked moto g, but you have no bloatware, and the freedom to easily switch carriers with your phone, and GSM resellers have good prices on service

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KrsWon says:

If you have a Discover card and use Shop Discover for HSN, you will get 10% cash back. Just a thought for $9.

NoNexus says:

I dunno guys, Motorola seems to be becoming the K-Mart of smartphones.

Step 1: release decent phone
Step 2: slash the prices
Step 3: ????
Step 4: no profit?

hodan says:

You know Verizon isn't taking a loss on this ...so what are they paying for it? $49?

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Why wouldn't they be?

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NoNexus says:

no reason for them to do it, prepaid can sell just about any POS phone so they are getting it on their terms, which mean no loss for them.

TheMimic12 says:

They can make it up in the high prices of their prepaid plans

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Except these are good phones. Kmart has crap.

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NoNexus says:

decent phone and you get what you paid for.

tonymhoffman says:

Seems simple.. Get the phone in people's hands to enjoy the experience. As new release come and builds get better the consumer will not blink at 200 for an upgrade or 600 off contract.

They don't need to make money the first year with Google behind them.. Or the second and third really.

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NoNexus says:

Google is not going to foot 1 billion dollar loss per year. They have investors to think about. They are going to have to start really reducing the losses or they are going to have to "re-position" themselves. That would not be a real good thing.

...And as far as your cost scenario, that did not work out all that well for the X. Everyone was up in arms that a flagship phone carried a flagship price.

Also, this is not much of an experience, you are getting an ok phone at a good price. The X, SGS4 Note 3, LG G2, One.... those are experiences.

dovlek says:

Mmmm wonder about this for the wife.....I got her a G lol

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NoNexus says:

Well as long as you can find it and play around once and awhile it isnt a bad thing.

LOL

Edit. I wonder if anyone knows why I'm laughing...

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drokssilva says:

Yes. Yes, I do. Although I'm not explaining it.

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NoNexus says:

I know why I wrote it that way...

BuJ_14 says:

Could you activate this on virgin mobile?

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TheMimic12 says:

Not officially. They're probably someone who can tamper with it enough to do it, bit hopefully this would eventually come to virgin mobile.

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BuJ_14 says:

But if you rooted it...

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TheMimic12 says:

This really isn't something that can be accomplished with gaining administrative privilege to the operating system. There's a process to switch the radios, but rooting is not it

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BuJ_14 says:

But would you really be switching the radios because Boost and Virgin both operate on Sprints CDMA network

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NoNexus says:

you might have to change the Frequencies and for sure the APNs I believe. I think they both require rooting.

TheMimic12 says:

I've seen stuff flashed to other carriers without rooting. There involves a process that I've seen done without root, but in not entirely familiar with the process. After a while, just check around on xda for a solution

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drokssilva says:

I know this comment is unrelated, sorry.

My nexus 7 2013 is super, ultra, defective, I've had to get it repaired by Asus twice. The screen has a blue spot, the charging port is loose, and today I had to reset my tablet because the screen wouldn't rotate.

Never, ever, ever, buying an Asus tablet again. I really hope the next nexus 7 is made by a different manufacturer, because if not, I'll have to go with the iPad mini (I don't like the kindles, and the galaxy tabs are simply not as good)

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jimbo says:

Something doesn't seem right about your complaint.

Your super defective Asus Nexus 7 2013 should be replaced under manufacturer's warranty.

What is my misunderstanding?

drokssilva says:

They, did not replace it.

They repaired it twice. The defects all came back.

I have no idea why.

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Samsung galaxy note 10.1 2014 edition (.Period)

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NoNexus says:

Mine has been rock solid. Sorry your having issues like that

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jwyche007 says:

I know this comment is unrelated, sorry.

Thank you so much blackberry team. I was waiting this app. Its really great user friendly and smooth

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Not this again....

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NoNexus says:

IS that the one that was slated for release in 2009?

Amethyst41 says:

I was going to get this for my son but it's 8gb total with 5 available to user. This info is per the specs on Hsn I'm going to pass. Very good deal though.

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Reciprocal says:

I agree with that. I got the 16GB version and only had 11 available. any less would make the phone very difficult to use after a month. just caching music can take up 3-4 if I'm not careful

grydlok says:

If it's $129us on HSN just wait till it drops on Boost on the 14th. HSN has a markup so I think it will be $99 through Boost directly.

droid5 says:

It is $99 after $30 mail in rebate

hodan says:

If only HTC would jump in at this price point. I think it's an untapped market even in the US.

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BuJ_14 says:

Htc desire601

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TheMimic12 says:

HTC has the desire on Virgin Mobile for $199

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dizzle16 says:

So samsung galaxy s3 or this?

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NoNexus says:

SGS3, Kit kat in January and a better all around phone

TheMimic12 says:

The moto g has 4.4 already, at least the unlocked version does. The pixel density is higher on the g, but the s3 had a slightly larger screen and the dancing staples of removable storage and a removable battery.
They're also some features in the s3 that are outside what vanilla android can do, bit android purists will like the moto g

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NoNexus says:

4.4 is no big jump from 4.3

Bigger battery, better storage, better camera & features. Bigger screen yet lighter. Well established dev community if you do that..

THe SGS 3 is the better here

TheMimic12 says:

I wasn't comparing the os version itself. I have no doubt the s3 will be getting kitkat. Some people like what Samsung has to offer, myself included. I also like vanilla Android a ton. That said, I don't think touchwiz is terrible on the s3. I do appreciate memory expansion and the larger screen. Our audio seems that virgin and boost mobile has gotten their s3 updated to 4.3, so once kitkat hits I will consider the s3.
That said, vanilla android makes the Android purist in me happy, because any other phone on boost running stock has ice cream sandwich.
I do agree that the s3 is a great phone to this day, but for the lower price, if you can live with 3G, the moto g is fine

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briankariu says:

Wonder if this and the verizon versions have sim card slots....

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TheMimic12 says:

They don't.

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Ry says:

Stop wondering. It's a no.

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I know this is unrelated but won't Best Buy sell these for $99 on Verizon next week?

Ry says:

Yes.

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dizzle16 says:

3g is what I mostly get on the s3 anyway. Good wifi at home.

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