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$370 - Moto G5 Plus Certified Pre-Owned - good deal?

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$370 - Moto G5 Plus Certified Pre-Owned - good deal?

I found the moto G5 plus on bestbuy. It says Certified Preowned, but if it has a good warranty, is this a good deal?

http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/mot ... 93590.aspx?

64G, 4G RAM $370 plus tax.
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Some more details:

Overview
JP Mobiles Certified Pre-Owned like new, 90 day warranty, unlocked. This device is fully functional and in Like New condition, possible to find very minor signs of use. Device is carefully packed in a premium white box with Original Motorola Fast charger only. This device may be used with any carrier that uses a frequency that this device supports. A Miro SIM card must be purchased separately.
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The JP Mobiles Certified Pre-Owned Motorola G5 Plus XT1687 features a new-look aluminum body that's precision-crafted for a more refined look than its predecessors. It's smartphone is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and 4GB of dedicated RAM. It comes equipped with 64GB of storage and includes a microSD slot that supports microSDXC cards for additional storage. The integrated micro-USB interface allows you to connect the device for mass- storage purposes and also serves as a charging port.

The Moto G5 Plus houses a 5.2" LCD touchscreen display, which features a 1920 x 1080 resolution that fully supports all your HD content. For your photo and video needs, the G Plus features two powerful cameras: a rear-facing 12MP lens with Dual Autofocus Pixels technology, color balancing dual-LED flash, auto HDR, 4K video capture, and several other enhancements built-in. A front-facing 5MP wide-angle lens is built-in as well.

The Moto G5 Plus is also well-equipped for wireless communication. It features Bluetooth 4.2 technology for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet connectivity. GPS with GLONASS is also on-board for using compatible location services and applications. The Moto G5 Plus's 3000mAh battery is designed to provide "All Day" mixed usage on a full charge, and thanks to TurboPower technology, it can provide up to 6 hours of power from only 15 minutes of charging.

GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity

This phone is designed to work on select GSM and CDMA networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

North American Variant / US Compatible LTE

The XT1687 is a US variant of the Moto G5 Plus. The XT1687's LTE radio is tuned to frequencies that are most often used in the United States and North America. It can also be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier please check to make sure the frequencies your carrier uses are supported by this phone. The frequencies this phone supports can be found in the product specs.

Moto Experiences

The Moto G5 Plus features a series of shortcuts to make using your new G5 Plus even easier. The fingerprint sensor lets you quickly unlock your phone without a passcode. The all-new Moto Actions allows you to access everyday features with just a simple gesture. When you want to know what's going on without unlocking your phone, Moto Display will show you a quick preview of notifications and updates, so you can see what's going on.

All-Day Battery and TurboPower Technology

The Moto G5 Plus is designed to last a full day and then some. With a 3000mAh battery, you can go about your day and not worry about battery life. Go to school or work, visit with friends, and then head out for the evening - you'll still have enough juice to get home. Plus, the Moto G5 Plus is equipped with TurboPower technology, which is designed to give you 6 hours of usage after just 15 minutes of charging.

Enhanced Cameras

The new Moto G5 Plus is the first camera in its class with Dual Autofocus Pixels. Utilizing 10 times more pixels on the sensor, the camera is able to lock onto a subject up to 60% faster than previous models.

Android 7.0 Nougat

The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 7.0 Nougat adds major productivity capabilities to the operating system in the form of a multi-window view, which allows for two apps to be placed onscreen at a time. An improved notification system allows you to interact with texts and emails right from your notification pane - without needing to open the app. Other features include file-based encryption, a Data Saver mode, the ability to scale text and icons to better suit your phone's screen, and more.
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That is a lot of money to pay for a used phone with a 6 series snapdragon CPU.
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will888 wrote:
May 19th, 2017 11:04 pm
That is a lot of money to pay for a used phone with a 6 series snapdragon CPU.
so which phone has a better CPU for a better price currently? I agree about the used thing, but I could possibly get the 2G RAM one from amazon from the link in this thread, but do you think I'll notice a difference with 2G vs 4G ram on this phone? It's $229 USD for the 2G ram version on amazon.
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See other thread. Get it new from Virgin Mobile, then cancel service next day. $250+$5+$15+a few days service+tax, but it'll be new with a 1 yr manufacturer warranty.
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kotoula wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 11:36 am
Thanks for that, they also have the 2G ram one for $229 USD.
I'm pretty sure US retailers like Amazon and bhphotovideo refuse to ship brand new Motorola phones to Canada.
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Poutinesauce wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 3:21 pm
I'm pretty sure US retailers like Amazon and bhphotovideo refuse to ship brand new Motorola phones to Canada.
I purchased it and got it shipped here. Just received it today.
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Zeus Inc wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 3:47 pm
I purchased it and got it shipped here. Just received it today.
Well it must have changed because only two weeks ago it wasn't allowed.
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Zeus Inc wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 3:47 pm
I purchased it and got it shipped here. Just received it today.
You purchased it from amazon or bhphotovideo? And how do you know it's new vs used?
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Poutinesauce wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 5:11 pm
Well it must have changed because only two weeks ago it wasn't allowed.
BH doesn't ship new Moto phones to Canada. Only used.
Amazon.com ships the new G5+ to Canada
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titaniumtux wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 3:04 pm
See other thread. Get it new from Virgin Mobile, then cancel service next day. $250+$5+$15+a few days service+tax, but it'll be new with a 1 yr manufacturer warranty.
G5 =/= G5 Plus
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kotoula wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 11:29 am
so which phone has a better CPU for a better price currently? I agree about the used thing, but I could possibly get the 2G RAM one from amazon from the link in this thread, but do you think I'll notice a difference with 2G vs 4G ram on this phone? It's $229 USD for the 2G ram version on amazon.
SD625 is a very good chip. Very efficient and plenty fast.
2G vs 4G RAM depends on what you will be using the phone for. Also which phone do you have currently?
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