If there's a common theme this week, it's that you should never buy a phone when it's first introduced. You should wait.
Case in point: For a limited time, Motorola is offering two Moto G5S Plus (32GB) phones for $249.99. Original price: $279 for one. Just add two of them to your cart and one will show up at $0.
We were highly, dubbing it the "best budget phone" of mid-2017, though we never gave a full review to its . So what does the G5S add to the equation?
The big differences: a slightly larger screen -- 5.5 inches to the G5's 5.2 -- and an all-metal (not just partial-metal) body. Beyond that, you get slightly upgraded dual rear cameras and a water-repellent nano coating. And, hey, look at that: headphone jack!
These are unlocked phones that are compatible with all major carriers. The only big downside I can see is lack of NFC, meaning you can't use the phones for in-store Google Pay purchases.
Still, for $125 apiece, anyone in the market for solid budget phones need look no further.
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