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Get $400 off the Google Pixel 2 XL from Best Buy today only

It looks like “loyal” Nexus owners aren’t the only ones getting a discount on a new Pixel phone today.

Best Buy is now offering $ 400 off the Pixel 2 XL in the form of $ 300 in bill credits and $ 100 instant savings. To get this deal, you need to buy a Pixel 2 XL and activate it on Verizon with monthly installment payments.

This discount applies to both the Just Black and Black & White versions of  [Read More…]

Pixel owners get behind the scenes look at ‘Isle of Dogs’ in VR

Dogs and VR – what more could you want?

On March 23, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs film will hit theaters for all to see. The stop-motion animation takes place in a future Japan in which all dogs have been banned to an island due to canine flu, and it follows a young 12-year-old boy searching for his best friend. Isle of Dogs currently has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and nearly a month before it comes to theaters,  [Read More…]

Deal: Save $400 on Pixel 2 XL when activated on Verizon at Best Buy

The baby Pixel 2 need not apply.

We’ve seen quite a few deals on the Pixel 2 since its release last October, but a new one-day-only offer from Best Buy is one of the best yet.

As part of its President’s Day sale in the U.S., Best Buy is offering a $ 400 discount on the purchase of a Pixel 2 XL. You’ll need to activate the phone on Verizon in order to take advantage of this  [Read More…]

Select “loyal” Nexus owners are getting a 20% discount on the Pixel 2

We have some good news for those of you who have been loyal members of the Nexus clan for years. Well at least for some. According to several reports that emerged on Reddit, Google has been sending emails to select people who purchased Nexus devices in the past offering a pretty sweet discount on the […]

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The Google Pixel 2 64GB unlocked smartphone is down to $535 refurbished

Save huge compared to a new phone.

Woot has refurbished Google Pixel 2 64GB smartphones on sale for $ 535 in three different colors. That’s a price of $ 529.99 plus a flat-rate shipping fee of $ 5. You can upgrade to 128GB on the Just Black version for $ 585. The 64GB phones sell for $ 649 new from Google.

The phones are unlocked for Verizon and GSM networks, which includes AT&T and T-Mobile. It specifically  [Read More…]

Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017

Google saw a lot of device shipments in 2017, but it still has plenty of room to grow.

Display controversies aside, Google’s second attempt at making smartphones with the Pixel 2 was mostly successful. The smaller Pixel 2 is still one of the best Android phones you can buy, and thanks to the many improvements Google made to its hardware department from 2016 to 2017, it also saw a nice uptick in sales.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai  [Read More…]

Deal: Get a free Live Case when buying a Pixel 2

Available until February 14 at 11:59 PM PT.

We’re big fans of the Google Pixel 2 here at Android Central, and if you’re looking to get an awesome last-minute Valentine’s gift, it’s sure to knock the socks off of your sweetheart. If you buy one now from the Google Store, you can get a custom Live Case for no added cost!

Live Case on the Google Pixel.

If you want to take advantage of this deal,  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Carved wood phone cases for Pixel and other smartphones

Not all smartphone cases have to be rugged and tough or durable enough to withstand a drop from two stories. Sometimes we just want people to pay attention to our favorite phone. We spent $ 800 on this thing and we want everybody to look at it. That’s where you get yourself a nice fancy case […]

The Pixel Visual Core, explained

The Pixel Visual Core is a special piece of silicon that’s unique to Google’s Pixel 2 phones. In short, it’s a custom chip designed to help with the Pixel’s HDR+ image processing — that’s the computational secret sauce that makes the Pixel 2 camera so great.

But it’s also a little misunderstood — the visual core isn’t necessarily used in every photo your Pixel takes, even since Google enabled it by default in the February update for  [Read More…]

These are the first things to do with your new Pixel 2

Make your setup process count.

It’s no secret that a lot of us here at Android Central are fans of the Pixel 2, and while Google may not be selling as many phones compared to the likes of Samsung or Apple, the most recent earnings report show that a lot of people are still buying Google’s second real attempt at making its own smartphone.

Setting up a new Android phone can sometimes be a tedious process, and  [Read More…]