B&H Photo Motorola Moto G4, G5, G5S, Z Play Doorbusters

If you are looking for bang for the buck smartphones that work with all four major US carriers, B&H Photo has $25 off clip-on coupons on select models, bundled with a free Republic Wireless SIM card and six month Republic Wireless service (you don’t have to activate the service if you don’t want to). You have to manually click on the $25 off clip-on coupon which will get you a $25 off discount in the shopping cart…

+ Moto G4 Play XT1607 (16GB) in black for $85

+ Moto G4 XT1625 (16GB) in black for $95

+ Moto G4 XT1625 (32GB) in black or white for $105

+ Moto G4 Plus XT1644 (16GB) in black for $130

+ Moto G4 Plus XT1644 (64GB) in black for $170
+ this has 4GB RAM

+ Moto G5 Plus XT1687 (32GB) for $180

+ Moto G5 Plus XT1687 (64GB) for $215
+ this has 4GB RAM

+ Moto G5S Plus XT1806 (32GB) for $255
+ this has 3GB RAM

+ Moto G5S Plus XT1806 (64GB) for $325
+ this has 4GB RAM

NOT eligible for this promotion, but this is praised for its massive battery and Snapdragon 625 processor, the Moto Z Play XT1635-02 32GB goes for $260 with free shipping.

50% off Moto Mods: 360 Camera for $150, InstaPrint for $100

Good until 11/22/17 PM, Verizon Wireless has a 50% off sale on all Moto Mods they carry! Of camera and photo interest:

+ Motorola InstaPrint Moto Mod for $100
+ uses 2×3 inch ZINK paper
+ limit up to ten per customeer

+ Motorola Moto 360 Camera Moto Mod for $150
+ up to ten per customer

These are compatible with the Moto Z series of smartphones. This is an accessory, you don’t have to sign up for a Verizon Wireless plan to buy them 🙂 Check websites, forums, manuals, XDAs, etc for compatibility if you are not certain.

Unfortunately as of the time of writing the Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Mod for $125 is OUT OF STOCK and cannot be ordered (unless it becomes in-stock/orderable again)

Cameraphone Deals: Note 8 for $908, Essential back to $450, Moto G5 Plus (2/32) for $170

The cameras in smartphones keep getting better and better, they are no longer an afterthought or a marketing gimmick to lure consumers in with a bigger than the competitor megapixel number. Newer models are climbing all over each other in the DxoMark rankings. (as usual, it should go without saying, the Dxomark measurement are only one part of the equation, benchmarks are never the whole answer).

The Orchid Gray version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now down to $908~ at Amazon by Amazon itself. That’s the lowest I’ve seen it there for the US warranty, US unlocked version.

Meanwhile the Essential Phone by Android’s Andy Rubin is down to $450 again in either color scheme.

Cutting the price even further, you can get the new condition Motorola Moto G5 Plus in the 2/32 configuration (2GB RAM, 32GB storage) for $170 at Costco (members only) and by Amazon itself (limit 3 per customer). This creates an oddball situation at Amazon where the model with Prime Ads actually costs more 🙂

Note that the 64GB version of the Moto G5 Plus has 4GB of RAM (instead of 2GB), that’s part of the price difference, sale or no sale. As with previous generations, these are “all carrier” phones, they work on all four major US carriers.

Motorola Moto Z for $500 (Unlocked USA warranty)

If you want a factory unlocked smartphone with a USA warranty and GSM compatibility AND like the idea of having optional add-on modules (like the Hasselblad True Zoom camera), the Motorola Moto Z smartphone is on sale for $500 with free shipping at B&H Photo (with free B&H photo/video kit), and by Amazon itself.

On the other hand, if you want to pay a lot less AND want a phone that works with all four major US carriers, B&H Photo is offering the new condition 64GB Moto G4 PLUS with a free B&H photo/video kit for $220 with free shipping. This is available in black or white. The 64GB version also has 4GB of RAM, while the 16GB version has 2GB of RAM, so keep that in mind.

UPDATE: speaking of smartphones, the brand new HTC U11 with its 12mp Ultrapixels and a 90 DXoMark score is now available for pre-order at Amazon by Amazon itself.

(ENDED) Moto G PLAY (4th Gen) for $100 works on all four major carriers

This limited time offer expired…

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(ENDED) Hasselblad True Zoom Camera for Moto Z phones for $200 (limit 3)

As of a 2/28/17 recheck, the price increased to $250…

The Hasselblad True Zoom Camera modular add-on to the Moto Z phone line-up (Moto Z flagship, Z PLAY, Z Droid variants) is currently on sale, in new condition, for $200 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit up to three per customer. This is not a lightning deal. It has 10x optical zoom and shoots RAW.

Moto Z with Hasselblad True Zoom Camera for $600 (no contract; unlocked)

As previously mentioned, the Moto Z cameraphone goes for $500 on its own, but if you want to buy it along with the Hasselblad 10X optical zoom camera-module, theya are bundled together for $600 at B&H Photo. This is an unlocked no-contract no-installments phone with a USA warranty.

Moto Z Unlocked flagship for $500 (no contact/installments)

On the camera-phone front, the current Motorola flagship, the 64GB Moto Z, unlocked, without contract or installment plan requirements, is on sale for $500 with free shipping, with a limit of two per customer at Amazon by Amazon itself… This is a modular phone with optional add-ons/modules such as the Hasselblad 10X True Zoom… There is no combined purchase discount – if you want both, you may want to wait for future offers. The sale this time is on the phone, not the bundle…

Speaking of unlocked no-contract cameraphones, the dual lens Huawei Honor 6X is now shipping for $250.

Hasselblad True Zoom with Moto Z PLAY for $500 or Moto Z for $750

Motorola too has some Black Friday bundles, you can get the Hasselblad True Zoom modular camera along with one of their Z series phones for just slightly more than buying the phone alone. These are unlocked phones, no contract, no obligations. You pay for it, you own it. The Moto Z PLAY + True Zoom bundle goes for $500, while the Moto Z + True Zoom bundle goes for $750.

(SOLD OUT) Hasselblad True Zoom Camera for Moto Z and Z Play drops to $200 [or FREE purchased with Moto Z phone for $700]

As of 10/11/16 AM re-check, this is sold out and cannot be ordered for $200. This often happens temporarily when Amazon runs out and pulls their own listing until a later time… Other 3rd-party sellers have it for $250+ but they are not eligible for the promotion…

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