The Google Pixel and Pixel XL my be headed to AT&T in November


Verizon is currently the exclusive carrier of Google's new Pixel phones for the US, and although the Pixel and Pixel XL come unlocked, no matter where purchased from — be it through Verizon or Google directly — this exclusivity deal still managed to get some people marginally upset.

The two phones' exclusivity for Verizon may have only be timed, however, and the Google Pixel and Pixel XL may be headed to other major US carriers in the following weeks and months. According to Jerry Hildenbrand of Android Central, the two Pixel phones will be coming to AT&T as soon as in the first week of November.


This possibility is only in the realm of hearsay at this point, and although it would make sense for Google to begin selling its first in-house developed smartphones through other carriers as well at some point, it may not be through AT&T and not as soon as suggested by Hildenbrand. Either way, if there is any merit to this rumor, we will surely hear more about it in the upcoming weeks, as November inches closer.

source: Jerry Hildenbrand (Twitter)

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10 Comments

1. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Ohh pixel!!!i hate you

2. Carl3000

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

They underclocked the SD 821. They lowered to the same speeds as the SD820 so that shows they're definitely prioritizing battery and efficiency over performance.

3. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Not fan of the exclusivity scheme by Google, even if it's temporary. Will wait for November.

4. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

So now there will be another carrier potentially dictating when their Pixel gets software updates. Great.

7. Mr.C4

Posts: 64; Member since: Oct 07, 2016

Just wait and get the unlocked version.

9. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Nexus 6 got its updates on att within a few days from the unlocked version. But the true value of it coming to att is the better insurance that includes theft or lost of the device. Granted you can also bring an unlocked pixel and ask for the same insurance.

5. libra89

Posts: 2317; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

That would be cool.

8. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

Then why doesn't Android Central have an article on said newsflash?

10. DarkVader777

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 10, 2016

S8 EDGE GOT ME ON THE EDGE. C'MON SAM CAN'T WAIT.

11. lizdance40

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 12, 2016

Why post a bogus headline, water it down in the text and none of this is true. If you want a Pixel, order through Google

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