Last but finally not least, is the price. This is another area Motorola can't be beat, which also makes us wonder if the Nexus 6 was grossly overpriced by Google. One advantage the Nexus 6 has is it's available right now, but it costs an arm and a leg.
The Nexus 6 is $649 outright for the 32GB model, and $699 for the 64GB version. However, most carriers have it for a few dollars less, it's always on sale, and can be found in all carrier stores for $199 or $249 with a new 2-year contract.
The 2015 Moto X Pure Edition with everything we've explained here today is available for the wallet-friendly price of only $399. Yes, only $399. That's a huge difference considering buyers are getting an arguably better device for nearly half the cost.
$399 gets you the 16GB model, and most likely $429 will be what they ask for 32GB which matches the Nexus 6 at $649. Wood or leather backs are $25, which still gets you a Moto X for hundreds less than a Nexus 6.
If you want an excellent smartphone, one that's customizable or unique, but don't want to break the bank, the Moto X is the right call. One important aspect though is Motorola isn't selling this through any carriers in the United States. They've gave them all a thumbs down for bloatware and trying to control everyone, and is selling it outright on Motorola.com, Best Buy, or Amazon.
That means carriers won't offer the new Moto X on contract for less, or on payment plans like the Nexus 6, and users will just have to straight up fork out the $399 or more to get Motorola's latest phone. However, we think it's worth it.
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