PSA: Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with a free Home Mini only if you pre-order by October 19

Google's latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL,come with a pretty cool gift - a free Google Home Mini (the new, tiny smartspeaker announced yesterday, at the same time with the two phones).


But, if you intend to get any of the two new Pixels, youshouldn't wait too long before ordering one. That's because the free GoogleHome Mini is offered only to customers who place a pre-order until (andincluding on) October 19 - the day when the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL willactually launch. There's also the likelihood that the Pixel 2 XL will be hardto find if you don't hurry, but that's a different story.   


Of course, a Google Home Mini costs just $49, so it's notlike you'd be missing out on a fortune if you don't pre-order a new Pixel byOctober 19. Still, getting the speaker for free obviously adds more value toyour purchase.    


If you're pre-ordering a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, Google won'tautomatically send you a Home Mini. Instead, you will receive a promo code byemail - "approximately 4-6 weeks from the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL shipmentdate." With that promo code, you'll be able to order a Home Mini for $0(zero buck) from Google Store. All promo codes must be redeemed by February 28,2018.


source: Google Store 

Related phones

Pixel 2
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery 2700 mAh
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 128GB
  • Battery 3520 mAh



1. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Cool, I've already secured myself a Mini then. :) Now I need to start youtubing all the stupid stuff people do with them.

2. newbey123

Posts: 704; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

I ordered my black XL but would have preferred if the wireless headphones were the free gift instead.

3. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Yeah, the Pixel Buds only cost three times as much. LOL, though to be honest, I think I might get more use out of the Home Mini. I've been interested in having some automation done to my home and this would be a good starting point. Though I'm in an apartment so my options are limited; toggling lights on and off, Chrome casting Google Play Music Playlists, possibly power on the PC and TV with a verbal command.

4. bonnie100th

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

I tried to ordered 3 hours after phones been announced but I'm on a waiting list, so there will not be a Home Mini for me.

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