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[Best Buy] TELUS Motorola Moto G Play 16GB - $139.99 @ BestBuy prepaid/no contract

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[Best Buy] TELUS Motorola Moto G Play 16GB - $139.99 @ BestBuy prepaid/no contract

....Great phone for the price!

I bought one even though I got the LG G Pad 8 as part of the Fido 3GB/$15 a month deal.
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easy to unlock? I need a new phone to replace my second line.
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daivey wrote:
Mar 18th, 2017 9:57 pm
easy to unlock? I need a new phone to replace my second line.
Yeah, i used Mobi to unlock mine. Worked very fast.
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Thanks. I'm a big fan of Motorola's skin . So close to pure Android. Also phone is slated to get Nougat soon. Not everybody wants a big screen device.
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jeff1970 wrote:
Mar 18th, 2017 10:56 pm
Yeah, i used Mobi to unlock mine. Worked very fast.
I got mine unlocked for under $3CAD with @mobifree (an active member of RFD) at his website https://www.mobifree.net
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It's back!!! Awesome, thanks op! Ordering one now since I missed out on it last time. :)
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With 5th gen arriving I was hoping to see $120 max. Been on sale multiple times at this price since December.
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I know it's not a completely fair comparison but how about the Zenfone 3 max at $200 or a refurb nexus 6 at $280? (Canada computer)
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ehhh wrote:
Mar 19th, 2017 11:45 am
cf best-buy-usa-verizon-prepaid-moto-g4-pl ... a-2086389/
just why
That model only works for data only on Big 3, so... for me yes I could use it but for average people on normal cell phone plan it won't work.

If you like idea of 2G calling on Fido/Rogers then waiting for LTE signal to come back for data, then yeah you can try. Sale price is over anyway.
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Brother picked this up yesterday. Phone is nice, snappy. Includes swappable back (black or deep purple). Android 6.0.1 .

One caveat, the charger is different from most current cellphones. AC adapter is a one piece with non detachable micro USB end . In other words you're SOL if you need to use this phone with an external battery pack as it comes right out of the box. You'd need to find a separate micro USB to USB cable.

UPDATE - my brother is traveling in Chile right now. He is loving his new Motorola G Play. Says battery life is very good and camera solid too (he was on an old iPhone 4 previously). He supplemented on-board memory with the $19 Sandisk 32GB micro SD deal from The Source.
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RedFly wrote:
Mar 19th, 2017 10:59 am
I got mine unlocked for under $3CAD with @mobifree (an active member of RFD) at his website https://www.mobifree.net
I used @mobifree the last time this phone was on sale. Great service! Had my code in 40 minutes.
Used the following promo code to reduce price to $2.49. RFD2017. Hopefully its still active.
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sprung wrote:
Mar 20th, 2017 7:46 am
Brother picked this up yesterday. Phone is nice, snappy. Includes swappable back (black or deep purple). Android 6.0.1 .

One caveat, the charger is different from most current cellphones. AC adapter is a one piece with non detachable micro USB end . In other words you're SOL if you need to use this phone with an external battery pack as it comes right out of the box. You'd need to find a separate micro USB to USB cable.
It's apparently also a really low powered output charger anyway. You're better off using a different one.

Can't really fault much with this phone for the price. An SD card slot is a nice touch too
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is an iphone 6 16gb worth buying @ 180?
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