The Google Pixel XL is completely out of stock from the Google Store

The Google Pixel XL is completely out of stock from the Google Store
With the holiday season quickly approaching, it will soon be time to start making purchases for family, friends, and even possibly yourself to celebrate the most expensive time of year. While there are plenty of new gadgets that came out this year that will more than likely be at the top of a lot of people's wish lists, one of the most popular will probably end up being Google's new Pixel phones. Although the new handsets are a far cry from the old Nexus brand, Google's vision for the future of smartphones does look like one that a lot of people are already on board with.

Unfortunately, if you're looking to purchase one of Google's new phones anytime soon, we've got some bad news for you. Google's putting in a heap of money into their marketing campaign for the Pixel phones, and the company's goal to get that marketing to push phones out the door appears to be working quite well.


The 'Very Blue' version of both the Pixel and Pixel XL sold out within minutes of Google making them available for purchase on the Google Store, and now the 32GB variant for the Pixel in Quite Black and Very Silver are showing estimated delivery times between 4 to 5 weeks with standard shipping. However, perhaps even more discouraging, the Pixel XL is completely sold out of all available variants. This doesn't come as too much of a surprise considering how popular larger handsets have become, but it is still quite a bit of a bummer if you had plans to purchase one this week.

However, if you happen to be a Verizon customer or will be making the switch to Verizon in the near future, the wireless carrier currently has all versions of both the Pixel and Pixel XL in stock with an estimated delivery date of October 20. That's good news if you're on Verizon's network, but if happen to be with a carrier like AT&T or T-Mobile, you're going to be left waiting for the Google Store to bring the handsets back in stock.

Related phones

Pixel
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2770 mAh(26h talk time)
Pixel XL
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3450 mAh(32h talk time)

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18 Comments

1. Babadook

Posts: 230; Member since: May 24, 2016

Can't wait to walk into my Verizon store on the 20th without a preorder and simply buy it on the spot! 32GB Black Pixel XL please

3. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

It doesn't come in black. It comes in "Quite Black". lol, I wish they had more color options, not that they don't offer the color I would like, I just think that their naming of the color options is funny.

7. DBounce

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 26, 2014

You get the dream vr for free with as pre-order. So smart money would pre-order.

8. Awalker

Posts: 1973; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

That's why I preordered. It took away some of the sticker shock.

17. sgodsell

Posts: 7208; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It does make sense to pre order for the VR headset with the VR controller included. Also colors are so overrated, especially when the vast majority put a case on their smartphones. Also there is a number of printed cases, and from the sounds of it you can get anything you want on the case. Well almost anything.

16. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 673; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

I would buy it at once if the back of the phone wasn't that ugly. I like Nougat, I like the nice Launcher but I just don't like the back of that phone!

18. techguyone

Posts: 214; Member since: May 18, 2013

Put it in a case? (I don't disagree, the back is fugly) but you can case it and it won't matter.

2. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Nearly the same thing happened last year with the 6P, almost all the models were sold out, though they were quick to restock their online stores. I just remember that people who bought straight from the manufacturer were waiting over a month to get their phone. I bought mine straight from Google and got it in a week.

4. Kumar123 unregistered

Great news. It's about time google takes control of android. People associate android with samsung. It's google's duty to remind people that they are the true architect of the success of android. I have no doubt pixel xl will be the best android phone of this year.

5. Fona13A unregistered

"Quite Black" did you just assume its race?

12. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

Black phones matter

6. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I wonder if the pop up stores would have any in stock or if it's just for people to try out the phones and other Google equipment. Three more days.

9. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Quite surprised to know that someone is buying pixel !!

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Smh this sh__ happens every year. It's ridiculous.

13. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Bitch, bitch, bitch, that's all you do. I remember you crying last year because you wanted a Nexus 6P in a specific color storage capacity combination and they were sold out, then I pointed out that they did in fact have that configuration in stock and you simply never responded because you had been proven wrong.

11. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

I doubt they've even sold up to 400,000 tbh. Its a normal marketing strategy to make us think the phone is in high deman thus making us want to get it in return

15. xocomaox

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

This is simply not true. There is no way they would artificially decrease the stock and deny people pre-orders (turning down actual sales). That is just bad business. The tactic you're thinking of are "Flash Sales" which are completely different.

14. Junito

Posts: 144; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Yeah.........that cause they only placed an order for 10K units.

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