Lightning Amazon deal brings Google's Android 13-eligible Pixel 4 down to an insane price

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Lightning Amazon deal brings Google's Android 13-eligible Pixel 4 down to an insane price
Should you buy the 2019-released Pixel 4 in 2022? That's an incredibly easy question to answer... if you have options like the Pixel 5, 6, or 6a, but if you can't afford any of Google's newer and objectively better in-house phones, you might be happy to see this Snapdragon 855-powered oldie marked down by almost 550 bucks for an extremely limited time only.

Of course, that's if we consider a $799 list price that hasn't been... realistic in at least a couple of years, but irrespective of how much you think the Pixel 4 is worth nowadays, Amazon's killer new lighting deal with no strings attached certainly qualifies as a bargain.

Google Pixel 4

Unlocked, 64GB Storage, Just Black

Unfortunately, you have but a few hours (and counting) at the time of this writing to purchase the unlocked stock Android-running handset in a "Just Black" color at a completely unprecedented $544.01 (or 68 percent) discount from the aforementioned "regular" price.

Far from a powerhouse by late 2022 standards, this bad boy does come with an unusually small and reasonably smooth 5.7-inch P-OLED display sporting a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and 90Hz refresh rate capabilities, which may well be viewed as a top selling point by quite a few nostalgic hardcore Google fans on a tight budget.

More importantly, the now ultra-affordable Pixel 4 offers a "pure" Android 12 software experience out the box while looking set for an official update to stable Android 13 in the very near future. That's something very few sub-$300 smartphones can bring to the table right now, and it's arguably the number one reason why you might want to hurry and order this brand-new, unused, unopened, and undamaged device before it goes away.

Keep in mind that Google's software support is scheduled to come to a halt this fall, not to mention that the 2,700mAh battery under the hood here is, let's not mince words, laughable. 

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On the bright side, the cameras are certainly not bad... considering the deeply discounted price, and the same goes for the 6GB RAM count or the IP68 water-resistant body made from a premium combination of glass and aluminum. Oh, and the Pixel 4 also offers facial recognition, unlike the significantly costlier Pixel 6 and 6 Pro.

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