Sales of Moto X

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  1. LoneWolfArcher
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    Does anyone know if they've picked up. I know as of Nov. they had sold only half a million. Very disappointing. I know that if people would give the phone a try they'd love it. I have been so impressed with mine, it has no slowdowns, is updated to 4.4 (on Verizon no less!) and just does everything I ask of it very well. Granted this is only my 3rd Android device but it so heads and shoulders above my other devices that it isn't even funny.

    I am hoping the new pricing will entice more buyers, but I am afraid that the Moto G will take potential buyers of the X away. The X needs to be marketed as a premium device with a non-premium price. Not an entry-level device. I think right now people just don't see it as a "flagship" or whatever.
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    Early reviews were not happy with the camera. That's why I can't recommend it to my non tech friends.
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    The reason I can't recommend the Moto X is the same reason I can't recommend any new Moto phone. No removable battery or expandable memory. You have to go back to the Razr M or Droid 4 to get those items.:mad:
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    I think that it has picked up. The camera now works great, and Moto has had several huge sales on the Moto X. I don't know what their numbers are now, but I would imagine its much better now.
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    IMO, the more Motorola entices consumers with lowering the price, the more people are getting it in their hands. Once that happens, I feel word-of-mouth will pass on as to how great a device it is. That gets more people interested in the current model and hopefully flocking to the 2nd gen model when it releases.
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    This is from an article I read today...

    "The 2013 Moto X has been particularly popular during Motorola’s Cyber Monday sales, when the company dropped the price of the device down to $349 off-contract, and sold tens of thousands of units in less than eight minutes. Following the sales event, the company permanently dropped the price of the handset down to $399. Since launching the device, the company has learned that more than 25% of Moto X buyers choose to customize their device, more than initially believed, with 80% of those aged under 35. Furthermore, the Moto X helped Motorola become the number three premium smartphone maker in North America, Woodside said."

    Heres the link: Woodside: more Moto X customization, even cheaper Moto Gs, ?stay tuned? for wearables, and Moto Maker tablets under consideration
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    The Moto X seems to be like an independent film that opens quietly in limited release, gets good press and word of mouth buzz, then gradually builds.

    More than any other phone I can remember, the X seems to be universally loved and recommended by those who own it. It's one of those "it just works" phones.
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    That's why you COULDN'T recommend it. Camera has been updated (twice since release), and is no longer a negative. I can't think of a reason not to recommend it now - unless a person wants a screen bigger than 4.7".
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    How's the voice quality? Lately folks I call say I sound muffled.

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    [​IMG]

    This is from my Moto X camera now.

    Texted while driving (hands free) on my Moto X.
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    I would imagine sales have picked up considering the discounts they have been offering. I'm waiting on some delicious rosewood to get mine though.
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    Actually this is a good point. How many people are waiting in case they offer it in chrome or stainless steel?
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    I just ordered mine with the teak finish yesterday.

    Chrome or steel would be interesting. If they do a Moto X refresh I wouldn't put it past them. Lenovo, who is buying Motorola, is known in the laptop world for using premium materials in their construction. I use their ThinkPad line and they're built like tanks.
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    I suppose Kevlar may be a possibility also, unless that's Verizon Droid-line exclusive.
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    what is that moto girl?
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    wouldnt put it past verizon to try to claim that.
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    Sales can't be bad, I just got 2 of them...for me and the Mrs. Only drawback is downloading off them to a computer. Not as easy as older models.


    Yep, Tapatalk!!
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