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Until last month, buying an Amazon Prime exclusive phone meant placing ads on the lock screen, or paying more to get rid of them. Fortunately, those ads are no longer which makes the agreement much sweeter.
For a limited time, Prime subscribers can get the Motorola Moto G5 Plus (4GB + 64GB) for $ 209.99. That's $ 20 less than the normal price of the 2GB + 32GB model!
To clarify, those numbers refer to RAM and storage. With 4 GB of the above, you should see a somewhat better performance, especially with many applications running. As for storage, you can easily expand it by inserting a microSD card, but who will reject the extra internal space?
Just a year ago, CNET nicknamed the G5 Plus as the "best economical phone", and with good reason (s): it is full of features and almost does not compromise anything. I could pay more for a phone … but why?
Here are some of the key things you should know about the Moto:
- It has a metallic body.
- It has a 5.2-inch 1080p screen.  It is universally unlocked, which means it will work with any of the Big Four operators and their MVNOs.
- It has a fingerprint sensor.
- Not compatible with NFC, so you can not use it in the Google Pay Shopping store.
As for aspects such as performance, camera quality, battery life and the like, let me deliver it to CNET Review of Moto G5 Plus . Except for the NFC problem and a complaint about the quality of the built-in speaker, the verdict was overwhelmingly positive: "It looks, feels and works like a much more expensive phone, which means that those who look at the wallet are getting a good business. "
And, remember, that was based on a price tag of $ 299.99 (for this model, anyway), so at $ 209.99 it's an even bigger offer.
I really like what Motorola is doing in the mid-range phone space. The simple fact that it can take this to any operator is huge. Many of the iPhone and Galaxy offers I recently shared had provider limitations, which could prevent you from choosing a low-cost plan.
In fact, it's getting harder and harder to justify spending a premium phone when you can pay around $ 200 for one that does almost all the same things.
All right? Disagree? You already know the exercise: share your opinions in the comments!
Bonus offer: If you are an iPhone user, this is your chance to get an unusual deal in a prime-time photo editing application: Pixomatic (iOS) is free for a limited time. Reg. Price: $ 4.99.
The application allows you to easily mask photos so you can change or delete backgrounds, apply fun stickers and effects, and more. It has a quite amazing rating of 4.8 stars from more than 1,300 users. So take it while it's free!
Extra offer No. 2: As I promised recently, you no longer have to pay $ 200 or even $ 150 to satisfy your Star Wars Jedi fantasies.
For a limited time, and meanwhile finally, Yugster has the Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR headphones remanufactured for $ 119.99 shipped – the lowest price I've seen.
The kit has an augmented reality headset that you can use with your phone (make sure it's compatible), a lightsaber replica, and a tracking beacon. Read Review of JETi Challenges from CNET for more information.
It's something I'd really like to try, but I can wait a little longer and see if the price falls below $ 100. Your thoughts?