Google Pixel and Pixel XL are exclusive to Verizon in the U.S.
Google and Verizon announced today that the new Google Pixel handsets will be carrier exclusive to Verizon in the U.S. An unlocked version of the handset will be available in the Google Store. Verizon is offering the 32GB version of the 5-inch Pixel for $27.08 a month over 24 months using Verizon device payment. The full price is $649.99. The 128GB model is priced at $31.24 monthly over 24 months. That works out to a full retail price of $749.99.
The 5.5-inch Google Pixel XL will cost you $32.08 a month for the 32GB model. That works out to a $769.99 full retail price for the device. The 128GB variant will require 24 monthly payments of $36.24, or a one time payment of $869.99. Pre-orders have already started for the two models via Verizon's website. The phones will launch on October 20th.
Pre-order either Pixel model from today through October 19th and Verizon will send you a redemption code for a free Daydream View VR headset. Big Red will issue more details tomorrow. Meanwhile, feel free to watch Verizon's special unboxing video found at the beginning of the story.