Google's $50 discount on the Nexus 5X will soon expire

Google's $50 discount on the Nexus 5X will soon expire
Back in mid-January, Google announced that it is permanently slashing Nexus 5X prices by $30. Shortly after, the company announced a second round of price cuts, this time, a heftier $50 one. 

When Google slashed Nexus 5X prices for the second time, we assumed that this is a permanent price cut. Unfortunately, however, it turns out that we were wrong.

The Google Nexus 5X product page over at the Google Store was recently updated to mention that the $50 price cut on the Nexus 5X will expire on February 12. As such, you may want to hurry if you were planning to get a Nexus 5X from the Google Store.

At the moment, the Google Store is offering the 16GB version of the Google Nexus 5X at $299, while the 32GB version will set you back $349.

Over time, we've seen the handset being offered at even lower prices by third-party retailers, but we cannot guarantee that these retailers won't be forced to raise their prices as well once the Google Store promotion on the Nexus 5X ends.

At $299 unlocked, the Nexus 5X is one of the hottest mid-range smartphones currently available on the market. The phone's strong points include a vanilla version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the guarantee of timely software updates by the end of 2017, a fast and reliable fingerprint reader, a 12.3MP primary camera with 4K recording, a 2700 mAh non-removable battery that can fully charge in about 90 minutes, and a sharp-enough 5.2-inch IPS display running a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels.

On the downside, the uninspiring plastic build gives it away for a non-premium handset, and many have been disappointed to see the Nexus 5X launching with just 2GB of RAM. For a closer look at the device, head on over to our full Google Nexus 5X review.

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What do you guys think? Are you planning to get a Nexus 5X from Google by February 12 in order to take advantage of the $50 discount?

source: Google

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7 Comments

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You come out better by getting the MXPE. At least it has dual facing speakers and a MicroSD card in addition to a camera that doesn't suck on a Motorola phone for once and better battery life.

2. sgodsell

Posts: 7244; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Why do you always cut up anything that is Android. BTW the cameras and battery life are excellent on the Nexus 5x. Plus you get the latest updates on the Nexus 5x for only $299. If 16gb isn't on then go for 32gb for an extra $50.

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

2GB of ram, only 16GB and 32GB storage options, somewhat slower, and it's made by LG. There's no need to get the 5X when there's better choices out there.

4. Gorilla

Posts: 39; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Well, the iPhone 6s also has just 2gb RAM, doesn't even have a 32gb storage option, and costs several hundred dollars more. LG is a massive electronics company, and they didn't disappoint with the nexus 5/x. 5x is fine. Its snappy, and doesn't dissapoint. Just like the iPhone.

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Apple needs to kill 16GB storage size I have said that before. The iPhone 6S is a far better phone and it's much faster. The benchmarks people love flocking to says so. The 5X is a disappointment. It should have had 3GB of memory and dual facing spekers

5. sebstin

Posts: 178; Member since: Dec 03, 2015

many folks didnt buy when price is $299.. How sales will increase when price will be around $350?..

7. darkoman4

Posts: 183; Member since: May 30, 2014

Because Google couldn't care less if people buy it or not. I'll go even further to declare that they probably make more money if you buy any other phone other than Nexus, iPhone included.

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