Find the Pixels too pricey? This Best Buy deal will soften the blow a bit


So, the Google Pixel phones are finally announced — Google's effort to enter the premium smartphone market with a device that is entirely its own. The handsets also have the price-tag to match their aspirations, starting at $650 for the base, 32 GB Pixel model.

Still, you can trust Good Guy Google to throw in a deal or two for its customers. Yesterday, a leaked promo from Canadian carrier Rogers showed that customers that pre-order the device through the provider will also get 2 GB of bonus data, $50 of Google Play credit, and a free Chromecast. But fear not, the Canadians aren't the only ones who will be getting bargains.

Best Buy's offer for the Pixels is up, and it's not half bad. Pre-ordering, buying, and then activating a Pixel or Pixel XL on Verizon through Best Buy will net you a $100 gift card for the same store and you will get a free Chromecast to boot. No word on a free Daydream View through this offer, though.

Are you grabbing one of Google's new Pixels?


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Pixel
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2770 mAh(26h talk time)
Pixel XL
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3450 mAh(32h talk time)

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9 Comments

1. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Who needs pixel???

2. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

You can tell Google didn't even make an effort. All their time and energy was devoted to the software. There's nothing special or unique about this rectangle.

4. fyah_king unregistered

Ikr? They should've made it a circle shape. You have to be courageous once in a while.

5. tedkord

Posts: 17298; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You want them to remove the rectangle?

3. Zappo

Posts: 9; Member since: Oct 04, 2016

The 128gb PiXL is 1009€ over here. I wonder if Google seriously expects to sell any units at all...

6. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Verizon software control and bloatware aren't worth $100. Pass.

7. dufis

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 27, 2014

i will by one

8. tnuc2014

Posts: 294; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

I will bypass one

9. tari4022

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 19, 2016

I wouldn't even buy these phones at last year's Nexus prices!! Starting at 649$? Google you have to be joking!!

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