Moto X

Saving a couple hundred bucks is always a good thing

Know someone who works for Motorola? If so, you might want to hit them up about a new promotion Motorola is having, where friends and family of employees can receive a couple hundred bucks for trying out the Moto X customization program.

Users in this promotion will receive $100 on checkout after using the configuration site, and another $100 if they complete a survey and give Moto some feedback about how the process went. This pretty much negates the $199 on-contract up front cost of the phone, leaving you to pay the multi-thousand dollars of the contract or to pay an ETF and opt-out.

Anyone out there with contacts at Motorola, and going to give this a look? Holler in the comments, and let us know how it all went when you're finished.

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There are 37 comments

still1 says:

Contact me any moto employee. I am willing to participate :-)

Hunter Petit says:

Me too!

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sunburned says:

This sounds like a completely pointless promotion. Thanks for nothing Motorola.

-someone who doesn't know any Moto employees or have AT&T

still1 says:

Its not a promotion. Its beta testing Motomaker.

Motorola is giving incentive for testing out software.

icebike says:

Its a promotion. Otherwise you would never have heard about it, nor would any money need to be offered.

When you employ people you can generally ask them to test software without having to pay them extra and let everybody know about the test.

still1 says:

the reason why its not for everyone itself proves that its not a promotion.

dchawk81 says:

You should look up the definition of the word "promotion."

jonathan3579 says:

Me too. Lol.

DJLevy7 says:

I have AT&T and would like to take advantage of this...

quailallstar says:

Time to hit up my Linkedin :)

Saneless says:

Too bad I have Sprint.

In related questions, does anyone have any pics of all the proposed wood backs? I'd love a wood one, but only if it was mostly dark. I don't care for the station wagon panel color.

mstrblueskys says:

I thought you could get the phone on Sprint...

DWR_31 says:

If you have Sprint or T-Mobile you need to wait for Moto Maker access. Or just get something else. We have to show Google and Motorola that if they treat us like 2nd class people we will treat they're company like a last class OEM.

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robertopod says:

You need to show Verizon, Sprint and Tmo that you don't appreciate them not offering this to you. Verizon doesn't want this fully customizable phone sitting next to there DROID lines.. Of which THEY have an exclusive.

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Jacques says:

I'd be glad to do this if I knew anyone that works for Motorola. :-)

Astrotrain00 says:

Heck yeah. I'll try it out gladly. Someone send a Moto employee my way!

nickmo says:

My uncle works for Motorola, I am going to inquire. :)

planoman says:

I would try this off contract for 200 off.

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gospodinjuha says:

I would be willing to test it out, but I wouldn't want to test something that I could potentially not like or want, but have to pay for. Maybe there should be a testing period, and if I don't like it I'll tell you why and send it back. I just wouldn't want to be stuck with it. Just my opinion.

Chiggin4 says:

The Moto X comes with a 14 day (30 day in CA) return policy.

MrJedi says:

So in other words you can buy the phone for $325 and use it on prepaid:

$199.99 On contract purchase price
-$100.00 Coupon at checkout
-$100.00 Rebate after survey completion
+$325.00 ETF on AT&T

That would be totally acceptable to me provided I knew any Moto employees.

Connor Mason says:

exactly what I'm currently thinking.

drPheta says:

Considering Moto is owned by Google, do Google employee friends and family get this?

vzzoom says:

is this only for at & t customers only? My uncle also works for motorola but we both have verizon. None the less I'll be giving him a call.

amy green2 says:

How about AT&T employees?

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nokia4life says:

my brother in law just got hired there starts next week i will be using this discount as i planned on buying off contract anyway.

TheIowaKid says:

But we thought you were Nokia for life, right?



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idontball says:


I heard that this whole thing is only for the AT&T model from a family member that works at Motorola, but if it changes, I'll be notified.

steveb24 says:


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There aren't links for talking to my aunt...

Just trying to help. Take it or leave it.

I would love to have this option.

Any Moto worker wanna be friends?