Verizon leaks Google Pixel 3 pricing ahead of launch

Verizon leaks Google Pixel 3 pricing ahead of launch
We are mere hours away from the unveiling of the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, yet the leaks just won't stop. They won't!

After Canadian carrier Freedom Mobile inadvertently listed both Pixel 3 models on its official website — revealing their Canadian prices, color variants, and specs — now comes Verizon's turn.

A new promotional page on Verizon's website suggests that the Google Pixel 3 will start at $799.99 for the 64GB version, which would make it $150 more expensive than the Pixel 2. Verizon's new deal, if it is the real deal, also suggests that users will be able to nab a second 64GB Pixel 3 for free with their purchase. As is the case with BoGo deals, however, you'll have to pay the full price of the second unit up front and it will be refunded to you over the 24-month period of the contract.

The page on Verizon's website also has a "Pre-Order" button, though as you can imagine, it doesn't do anything yet.

Eagle-eyed Reddit users have also spotted a promotional page in the My Verizon app, which suggests that early birds will also get a free Pixel wireless charging stand upon pre-ordering one of the Pixel 3 models through Verizon's mobile app.


What's strange about these promotions, however, is the fact that both pages reference the Google Pixel 3 in text form, while all the images are of the Pixel 3 XL (and its glorious notch). This has caused some speculation online as to whether the $800 price tag isn't actually for the XL model. However, since that would make the Pixel 3 XL $50 cheaper than its predecessor, we're more inclined to believe that the images on Verizon's website are simply placeholders and that the non-XL model will be the one to start at $800.

source: Verizon (page may be taken down soon)

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17 Comments

1. surethom

Posts: 1719; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

For what you get it's too much.

2. ahmadkun

Posts: 613; Member since: May 02, 2016

At least it's not $1000, anyway i'm going to watch the keynote just to see how they gonna justify this ridiculous notch

6. notfair

Posts: 755; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

@ahmadkun I will not watch the keynote. f**k them. the pixel 2 was 649$ at launch and now the pixel 3 is 799$ for almost the same configuration. we need to stop renewing phones every year because the prices are already ridiculous, we're making richer already rich shareholders.

3. LEEDAQ

Posts: 188; Member since: Aug 07, 2018

at least google owns their own OS they deserve to charge more than others android phones

15. Foxgabanna

Posts: 607; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

This gave me cancer.

4. morgeus09

Posts: 106; Member since: Aug 19, 2018

I think the small model deserves 800 $.It has sharp and advanced no-notch oled display, esthetic design, perfect front and back cameras, powerful speakers, water resistence, 3 year upgrade guarantee, purest android experience

5. umaru-chan

Posts: 371; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

Pixel 3's price justification will be Depending on camera performance. If they can give better performance than other 2 camera flagship phone then why wouldn't they charge the same?

8. OneLove123

Posts: 1189; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

The pixel 2 is still better than the iPhone and note.

11. patroni0

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

nope, iPhone XS camera scored higher than Pixel 2 and Note 9

13. ssallen

Posts: 202; Member since: Oct 06, 2017

Source? Every review I have read says the Pixel 2 still outclasses the latest iPhones. Let me guess? Review by 9to5 Mac? Ha!

16. Foxgabanna

Posts: 607; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

7. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

For you google fans, “ dont be evil” my ass. They killed off the nexus line, changed their brand to pixel to justify doubling their prices for basically the same hardwares. At least apple has the decency to update all of their 5 year old devices. Im done with android

9. OneLove123

Posts: 1189; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

You do not have to pay full price for the 2nd unit up front. I bought my BOGO note 9 from Verizon and did not pay anything up front but taxes.

10. Botnet64

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 09, 2018

Tell ne about the 700 $ flagship ,Phonearena ...

12. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 941; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

They think they can charge the same price as Apple but the build quality isn't even close to that level.

14. OneLove123

Posts: 1189; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Yep, it’s better and it charges to after wake to sleep.

17. Foxgabanna

Posts: 607; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

Seeing if you owned an iPhone you would notice that problem was fixed two days ago.

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