For the first time, Amazon directly sells one of Google's Pixel phones – two of them, actually. The leading online retailer has started offering Pixel 3A and 3A XL to their respective $ 399 and $ 479 prizes. These are "sold by Amazon.com" in the US, not by a third party Amazon seller. Free shipping to Prime members applies.
It doesn't seem like Amazon is selling the usual Pixel 3 and 3 XL right now. At the end of Verizon's exclusive deal with Google, other US carriers selling both the newer 3A and mid-cycle Pixel 3 units led. Perhaps Amazon decided it would not make sense to offer the flagship at a point when most who would buy it, yes, have probably already.
Amazon adds Pixel 3A to its unlocked phone line, which is another sign of the improved relationship between itself and Google. Last month, both companies announced a resolution to a stubborn standoff that held YouTube off the Amazon brand TV platform for more than a year. YouTube returns to Fire TV later this year and Amazon will add Chromecast support to its Prime Video mobile app after ignoring the feature earlier.
Buying Pixel 3A or 3A XL via Amazon may not be your best bet right now. Dealers, including Best Buy and B&H, still offer $ 100 gift cards with the purchase of either device. Amazon does not throw in that incentive, and for some reason the company's stock of the new pixels seems a bit limited at the moment.
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