Google kicks off Back to School sale with deals on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel Buds

Google kicks off Back to School sale with deals on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel Buds
Google announced its Back to School sale starts today and runs until September 1, so those of you looking for a Pixel smartphone or any accessory to go with it might want to check out some of the deals available for the rest of the month.

The most appealing seems to be the sale on the Pixel 2 XL, which is available for $100 off. Also, customers who purchase the Pixel 2 XL will also receive a Google Home Mini for free. The Pixel Buds are up for sale as well, so instead of paying $160 for a pair of earphones, you can get them for just $110 ($50 off).

Google's Back to School sale will continue throughout the month with new deals that will debut on August 19, which include small discounts on the Google Home Mini and Google Home, which will be available for $39 ($10 off) and $89 ($40 off), respectively.

Last but not least, the Chromecast Ultra will go on sale on August 26 for $10 off, so customers will be able to buy one for just $59 until September 3. It's true that these aren't the best deals we've managed to find to date, but they're decent enough if you plan to buy a Google product in the next couple of weeks.

source: Google via 9to5google

Related phones

Pixel 2 XL
  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3520 mAh



1. Derekjeter

Posts: 1556; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

That’s not a deal. They should sell that phone for less than $400. It has so many issues, and they still can’t fix the camera issues on many pixels 2 xl. I will stay away from buying another google phone for a few years. Google killed the Nexus line for this crap. SMH

4. meanestgenius

Posts: 22490; Member since: May 28, 2014

Absolutely agree with you. Google killed the Nexus line for what they thought would be better and ended up with something worse. This is nothing but a fire sale to try and get people to buy these bug prone Pixel smartphones.

7. KParks23

Posts: 736; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Agreed 100$ off a almost year old phone when the new one is less than 2 months away lol no thanks! I'd buy a 2xl for 500$ no problem. And after seeing these 3xl leaks I think google has gone full retard and you never go full retard!!

9. Venom

Posts: 3823; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I agree with you. I'm not going to be a mean jerk or anything, but at least you have experience to back up what you are saying instead of talking out the backside like some other people are.

10. meanestgenius

Posts: 22490; Member since: May 28, 2014

Can’t say enough how much I agree with you on this. You’re not deflecting from the real issues of the Pixel line some others that choose to be venom filled morons are that are now suddenly flip-flopping about the Pixel line. Guess they figured out they were talking out of their backside when they were deflecting about the issues the Pixel line is having.

14. Venom

Posts: 3823; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Or you can just not say anything. No one would complain if you did. You keep on talking about issues with the Pixel, but you refuse to say what issues you encountered. So who is the one talking out of their backside again?

16. meanestgenius

Posts: 22490; Member since: May 28, 2014

Or you can just stop deflecting and deactivate your 10th account like you did your first one. No one would complain or miss you if you did. You keep taking negative about BlackBerry and Nokia smartphones, but have yet to say what issue that YOU have encountered with them, and you have yet to post proof of ownership of any of those devices. But do continue to talk out of that crapper you call a mouth while I lmmfao at you.

11. sraj49

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

I have been using this phone since 2 weeks after it's launch and it is one of the best Android phones. I have had no issues at all. You should take it up with Google if you have issues. May be specific issue related to few phones.

13. meanestgenius

Posts: 22490; Member since: May 28, 2014

The many documented issues say otherwise. Your anecdotal evidence does not outweigh the plethora of issues the Pixel line has been having.

15. Venom

Posts: 3823; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Aka, I'm going to dismiss what you said just because it goes against my "I hate the Pixel" agenda. A lot of people have not had any issues with their pixel phone.

17. meanestgenius

Posts: 22490; Member since: May 28, 2014

In other words: “I’m going to be triggered by the facts that Meanestgenius said and deflect from them, while I continue my I hate BlackBerry, Nokia, and any other branded smartphone that Meanestgenius favors, for no other reason than because he favors them.” There. I fixed your comment for you. There are a plethora of issues reported about the Pixel line. Deflecting from them the way you are won’t change the facts.

2. Foxgabanna unregistered

The Google Pixel 2XL is a problem riddled phone. I agree with the post above as this should be sold for less than $400. Google is only charging you for their name and i won’t be buying another pixel phone until they actually spend their money on quality. Kind of digging the Note 9 and iPhone X Plus.

3. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Third in agreement, Google is overcharging. They've gone from offering a good phone at decent pricing to meh with sketchy hardware and high pricing. I like Google but truth is they are losing their way.

8. highwaysnobbery

Posts: 57; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

No sale on the regular Pixel 2? Is it meeting expectations so they don't feel they need to push it out the door?

12. sraj49

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

Me and a lot of my friends have pixel 2xl and we have had no issues and the phone had been working glasses. It is Swift, fast and excellent camera.

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