Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new)

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new)
Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facing shooter of the "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL in tow at a fraction of the price. But Android purists who have even less than 400 bucks to spend on a new phone with silky smooth software and respectable overall specifications actually have a couple of other options they could consider.

For one, the original Google Pixel XL is still occasionally available in brand-new, unused, unopened, and undamaged condition at incredibly affordable price points. Case in point, the latest eBay deal from top-rated seller Amazing Wireless, allowing you to buy a non-refurbished unit in exchange for only $199.99 in a "Quite Black" or "Very Silver" paint job at the time of this writing.

Mind you, we're talking about digital hoarding-friendly configurations with 128 gigs of storage space on deck here, which you can activate on any of America's "big four" carriers, be them the GSM technology-using AT&T and T-Mobile or the CDMA-reliant Sprint or Verizon. 

Originally released way back in 2016, the 5.5-inch Pixel XL can obviously no longer keep up with modern flagship handsets in terms of raw processing speed, packing a now-outdated Snapdragon 821 SoC. 

The "bezelicious" design is also a clear sign of a past era, but believe it or not, the Pixel XL comes with the exact same memory count as the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. Its AMOLED display and single 12MP rear camera seem to have aged rather well too, not to mention Android 9.0 Pie is currently available out the box in a "vanilla" flavor, with an official update to version Q expected to come simultaneously to all three Google Pixel generations. That's not bad for just 200 bucks, eh?

Check out the deal here



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4 Comments

1. Venom

Posts: 3778; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

For $200, you can't go wrong with the Pixel. Obviously the specs will be dated, but it's still stock Android so it will run slightly better than something like an LG who never sees an update.

2. yalokiy

Posts: 1077; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Wonder how much a new iPhone 7 plus costs on eBay..

3. KingSam

Posts: 1492; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Around $300-$350

4. yalokiy

Posts: 1077; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Thanks.

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