If nothing but the best smartphone camera will do, these are your phones. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL may “only” have one lens on the back, but Google’s software is so good, it puts dual-, triple- and quad-camera phones to shame. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday crush is the perfect time to pick up a Pixel 3 phone. The first few deals coming in for Google’s flagship 2018 phone are promising so far. We hope to see the momentum continue.
Remember that Verizon is the only US carrier that sells the Pixel 3 phones, but you can also buy it unlocked from Google’s online store. There aren’t any Black Friday deals there right now, but we’ll keep checking as Thanksgiving approaches.
Just so you know:
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Buy one Pixel 3 or 3XL, get 50 percent off: Google Store
One of the biggest myths about the Pixel 3 is that it works with Verizon only. Not true! You can buy it unlocked on the Google Store and slip in your own carrier SIM card. Starting Nov. 16, Google will give you half off either the Pixel 3 or larger 3 XL when you buy the first one at full price. The offer ends Nov. 21 (the day before Thanksgiving.
Pixel 3 for $650, 3XL for $700: Google Store
Starting Thanksgiving Day, Google will cut $150 off the Pixel 3 (regularly $800) and $200 from the Pixel 3 XL (normally $900). You can use either phone with any carrier, and of course, shipping is free. The offer runs from Nov. 22 through Nov. 25.
Pixel 3 or 3 XL: Save $200 at Best Buy
Best Buy will knock $200 off the price of either Pixel 3 phone when you activate in-store with Verizon’s service. The sale starts Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) at 5 p.m. and lasts through Nov. 24.
Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL: $200 Target gift card
You’ll buy the phone at full-price, but pick up a $200 gift card when you activate the phone with Verizon. It’s limited to two per customer. Sale is from Nov. 23 through Nov. 25.
Buy a Pixel 3, get a Home Hub and $50 Google Store credit (Cyber Monday)
This deal is for Cyber Monday only from the Google Store (Nov. 26). When you buy a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, get a Google Home Hub thrown into the bundle (a $149 value), plus a $50 credit for the Google Store.
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