Google will release Pixel 4 on AT&T, widening Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint's Pixel line availability

Google will release Pixel 4 on AT&T, widening Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint's Pixel line availability
Google may be prepping a veritable onslaught of its phones on US carriers this year, as we got tipped that the Pixel 4 will be released on AT&T for the first time. The Pixel 3 had the widest availability of any Google phone before it, and still was not present in AT&T's portfolio.

Starting this year, however, America's largest carrier will be hugging the best computational photography algorithms with its warm, heartening embrace, it seems.

Pixel 4 release on AT&T


While T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint are the usual suspects when it comes to Pixel phone releases, AT&T store managers have been getting emails to provide employees who would be carrying the Pixel 4 as a "seed" device.

The practice is typical for big brands and popular phones so that each store has someone who will be using the gear as a daily driver and can answer questions or troubleshoot problems with more in-depth knowledge. 

Needless to say, the employee proposed can't moonlight as an "Apple Master" or a "Samsung Pro" at the same time, or can't even have been one of those brainwashed individuals, and should be devoting themselves solely to Google's Pixel line. 

We kid, but the arrival of the Pixel 4 on AT&T is kind of a big news, and a stepping news for Google in combating one of the biggest disadvantages of the Pixel line - its fairly narrow US and global availability. We can't wait to pit the camera of this phone against the Samsung and Apple juggernauts in AT&T's portfolio.

Thanks for the tip!

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Pixel 4
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core, 2840 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2800 mAh

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14 Comments

2. rsiders

Posts: 1972; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Haven't all Pixel releases been times exclusives though? I thought T-Mobile only got the Pixel family with the launch of the Pixel 3a even though it was compatible on the carrier's network.

3. tuminatr

Posts: 1141; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

From what I remember the pixel line was a Verizon exclusive until the 3a and 3a xl came out then they opened to Sprint & T-Mobile

4. manzer

Posts: 58; Member since: Apr 05, 2014

Very confusing. My friends has had every Pixel phone to date, not counting 3a, that not an upgrade, all on the AT&T network. Bought phone unlocked through Google. So are we just stating that the Pixel Phones will be sold in AT&T stores now...

8. tuminatr

Posts: 1141; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

Yes Pixel's will be sold by at&t

5. TadTrickle

Posts: 78; Member since: Apr 08, 2019

2800mah battery? Is that a typo? Please tell me that 2 is supposed to be a 3

7. ev0trix

Posts: 24; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

lets hope so :| Last years Pixel 3 had a lack luster 2915mah. So with LESS capacity in the Pixel 4 (2800) + Soli + 90Hz, may god help us all.. You could say that Android 10 will 'optimize' better battery but thats what they said last year, and the year prior, and the year before that.

6. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1079; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Since when was AT&T America's largest carrier?

11. ivan.k

Posts: 30; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

Since Q2 2019 - AT&T 159.7 million and Verizon 156 million.

13. jaywill386

Posts: 21; Member since: Jan 20, 2010

Except those stats are the first that show in Google with Wikipedia as the source.

14. ivan.k

Posts: 30; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

Wikipedia is not the source, but the operational and financial reports from the two providers IS. Wikipedia is an aggregation site for information, not science fiction. But you can google it for yourself.

12. Plutonium239

Posts: 1231; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

A little while ago I went into an AT&T store to check out the note 10+ because I am considering upgrading and I asked the store clerk that was helping me if the pixel 4 was going to be carried and he said no. But now this news has been released, I will wait for the pixel 4 to be released before making a decision.

15. OneLove123

Posts: 1180; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Cant wait to trade in my pixel 2 xl for the 4.

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