It’s hard to tell if the Prime Exclusive Phones that Amazon now sells has been a success for the company. These are the phones that, in exchange for reducing the price by $50 or more, Amazon ships with lockscreen ads and Amazon apps pre-installed. Reviews for the phones have been great, with all models offered so far through the program receiving a 4.1 or better star rating, but Amazon has now dropped the BLU R1 HD from the lineup. They’re also offering the unlocked Moto G for $119.99 today only. That’s $30 off its regular Prime Exclusive price and $80 off the standard version price which doesn’t come with lockscreen ads. Amazon did add the slightly cheaper unlocked Moto G Play for $99.99 earlier this year, so it does seem like the Prime Exclusive Phone program will continue to evolve. Hopefully we’ll see other Android phone manufacturers join the program.
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