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.

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Moto G from Boost Mobile available today through HSN for $129

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

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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

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

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

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?

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

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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.

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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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.

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

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

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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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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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?

They, did not replace it.

They repaired it twice. The defects all came back.

I have no idea why.

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

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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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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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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

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.

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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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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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

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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