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If you're into self-expression and want a big phone, you'll benefit from the affordable Motorola Moto X Pure Edition. Otherwise, shop around.
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Also known as the Moto X Style, the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition features a bevy of design options, a 5.7-inch display and a 21-megapixel camera.