Motorola Moto G on sale via Republic Wireless for $149 off-contract

Like Motorola’s flagship, the affordable and very successful Moto G smartphone has been treated to a slew of promotions and price cuts. The device went on sale via US Cellular for just $99 off-contract and now, Republic Wireless has started offering the device at just $50 more.

Republic Wireless is a MVNO carrier that utilizes Sprint’s network for its services. The it offers hybrid calling by leveraging Wi-Fi and cellular for voice and data. The carrier is offering both, 8GB and 16GB models of the Moto G, but in a single shade only which is black. Also, you’ll have to select one of three plans from Republic Wireless. The cheapest one is $5 with unlimited Wi-Fi data, calling and text.

Motorola Moto G

For $25, you can get unlimited 3G data as well, or 4G connectivity for $40, asserts 9to5Google. However, the Moto G isn’t LTE-ready. The smartphone is a bang for every buck. It comes in a stylish form factor with a 4.5-inch HD display and a Snapdragon 400 SOC clocked at 1.2GHz. Motorola has also included a 5MP camera, 1GB of RAM and a 2070mAh battery. What’s more, you get an-almost vanilla Android 4.4.2 KitKat experience. For more details on the device and how it fares amongst the competition, be sure to check out our review.

While the said price is for the 8GB Motorola Moto G, the 16GB model will cost just $30 more. There is no microSD card slot onboard, but you get OTG support and 50GB of Google Drive storage.

Key specs of the Motorola Moto G:

– Android KitKat
– 4.5-inch HD display
– Snapdragon 400 SOC
– 1GB RAM
– 8GB/16GB storage options
– Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, CDMA EVDO Rev A, GPS