Best Prime Day Google Pixel deals 2020: The best deals you can still shop

Amazon’s official Prime Day deals have ended, but the fun hasn’t stopped there. A lot of retailers are continuing to offer big deals on their ranges, and some of the best offers center around Google Pixel smartphones. We’ve got everything you need to know about Prime Day Google Pixel deals from the best prices to what you need to look when choosing the right phone for yourself or a loved one.

If you’re looking for even more Prime Day smartphone deals, we’ve also found iPhone deals and Samsung Galaxy phones on sale right now.

Today’s best Prime Day Google Pixel deals

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Google Pixel 4a 5G (AT&T)

Save up to $200 with trade-in

Google just released a 5G-capable version of its Pixel 4a phone, which might be the best value to be had right now if you're after a brand-name 5G handset.
$21.99/MONTH
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Google Pixel 4 XL 64GB (AT&T)

Save $400 with activation

Activate a new line with AT&T on a qualifying plan and score the excellent Google Pixel 4 XL for less than you might expect for a flagship device.
WITH ACTIVATION
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Google Pixel 4a 128GB (Unlocked)

$300 $350
Google's budget-friendly Pixel 4a is here, and it's already cheaper than the Pixel 3a -- but if you activate today, you can get it for even less than that.
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Google Pixel 3 XL 64GB (Unlocked, Renewed)

$165 $199
The larger version of Google's third-gen Pixel phone, the Pixel 3 XL packs the same hardware as its smaller sibling along with a bigger 6.3-inch display.
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Google Pixel 3 64GB (Unlocked, Renewed)

$145 $291
This 64GB Google Pixel 3 is professionally refurbished by Amazon, works and looks like new, and is backed by a 90-day warranty.
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Google Pixel 3 XL 64GB (Unlocked)

$330 $335
The Pixel 3 XL is still a solid phone and a good deal if you don't want to buy refurbished. It's getting a little long in the tooth, but at this price, it's hard to look this gift horse in the mouth.
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Google Pixel 4a 5G 128GB (Unlocked)

$445 $500
Google released a 5G version of its Pixel 4a, which was already one of the best values in the smartphone market even without this feature. If you want a flagship alternative with 5G, you've found it.
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Google Pixel 3a XL 64GB (Unlocked)

$328 $479
The plus-sized version of Google's excellent Pixel 3a (a mid-range alternative to the pricier Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 flagships) is on sale for less than the standard-sized model.
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Google Pixel 4a 5G 128GB (Xfinity)

$250 $500
The new Google Pixel 4a 5G is one of the cheapest phones you can buy with 5G connectivity, and this deal makes it even sweeter if you can take advantage of these faster data speeds.
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Google Pixel 4 64GB (Unlocked, Renewed)

$274 $480
The 2019 Google Pixel 4 is still a fantastic phone and an unbeatable value now that the Pixel 5 is out. New or current Verizon customers can score what might be the best price on one right now.
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Google Pixel 4a (Verizon)

$15.83 per month for 24 months

If you're a current or prospective Verizon customer and you don't need 5G connectivity, this is the best deal going right now on the budget-friendly (yet highly capable) Pixel 4a.
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Google Pixel 4a (Unlocked, Amazon Renewed)

$314 $349
Buy Renewed and get a nice discount on the budget-friendly Pixel 4a, which is factory-unlocked so you can take it to the compatible carrier of your choice.
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Google Pixel 4 - 64GB - Unlocked

$480 $799
For the digital nomad looking for a worthy rival to the iPhone, the Google Pixel 4 is exactly that, offering an HD camera and motion-powered automation in one sleek and stylish package.
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Google Pixel 3a 64GB (Unlocked)

$363 $399
If you like the price point of the Google Pixel 3a but prefer to go unlocked, then this deal lets you score a discounted Pixel 3a that you can take to any of the major carriers of your choice.
BUY ONE, GET ONE
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Google Pixel 5 (Verizon)

Up to $750 back in bill credits

Google's new 5G-ready flagship is here, and Verizon already has a solid deal on one if you're looking to buy a device for you and for someone else.
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Google Pixel 3a XL 64GB (Unlocked, Renewed)

$160 $345
The best way to save on earlier flagship devices is by buying refurbished, and this Amazon-renewed 64GB Pixel 3a XL works and looks virtually new (and it's even backed by a 90-day warranty).
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Google Pixel 4 XL 64GB (Unlocked, Amazon Renewed)

$289 $680
If you feel like sizing up, Amazon has the Renewed Google Pixel 4 XL complete with a vibrant 6.3-inch OLED touchscreen. It's unlocked, too, so you can bring it to your favorite carrier.

How to choose a Google Pixel smartphone

Wondering what to look for while picking your way through the Prime Day Google Pixel deals? It’s important to know the distinctions between the different Google Pixel phones, so we break it down for you here.

Right now, there are roughly three different Google Pixel phones to choose from — the Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, and Pixel 3a. Alongside those are XL variants if you want a bigger screen.

Out of the three main phones, the Pixel 4 is the premium option. It offers a 5.7-inch OLED display, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, and some impressive camera features. These include a 12.2-megapixel dual-pixel rear camera, 16MP telephoto camera, and an 8MP wide-angle camera. Alongside that are plenty of great features to make this a fantastic camera including image stabilization, Night Sight, and a group selfie cam.

The Pixel 4a and Pixel 3a also have 12.2MP dual-pixel rear cameras but they only have an 8MP front camera and there’s no extra telephoto camera. Also, the Pixel 3a has a basic front camera while the Pixel 4a offers a wide-angle lens and multiple extra features. They also both have slower and older processors although the Pixel 4a is still very quick.

Essentially, the Pixel 4a is the midrange choice out of these three phones. It costs a little more than the Pixel 3a but offers a far better camera, slightly bigger display, and better battery life. Surprisingly, despite the lack of an extra lens, both the Pixel 3a and 4a sport an incredible, flagship-rivaling camera. A big part of the reason why comes down to Google’s software, which outputs some of the best images we’ve taken on a smartphone. The Pixel range is the photographer’s phone, no matter what your budget.

But if you can spend a bit more for the Pixel 4, you won’t be disappointed. The Pixel 4 is Google’s high-end device and it shows. It even has a smarter design with a soft-touch glass back and water resistance. Ultimately, it’s the fantastic camera that sells it, providing great images no matter the conditions.

Tempted by an XL variant? They’re much bigger. The Pixel 4 XL for instance has a 6.3-inch display compared to the standard 5.7-inch display, so this may be an issue if you have small hands or prefer to be able to place your phone in your pocket rather than your bag. Other than that, you get the same experience, so it comes down to whether you want more of a mini-tablet experience than a smartphone.

What about the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G?

The Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G complicate matters slightly. That’s because, while they have been announced, they haven’t been released yet. So while you’ll be able to find pages for both of these new phones, both are currently available for pre-order and aren’t due to release in the U.S. until the end of October.

But they seem like they’re worth waiting for. The Pixel 5 is actually something a downgrade compared to the previous version, with Google opting to use more midrange hardware. So that means no Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. Instead, it’s capitalized on the camera software, added 5G, and dropped the price to $699. Google has also replaced the telephoto lens of the Pixel 4 with a 16MP ultrawide lens. This is probably a good move, as an ultrawide angle is harder to reproduce with software than a zoom is. It also has a much larger 4,000mAh, which may give it better staying power than the disappointingly short-lived Pixel 4.

The Pixel 4a 5G is even more interesting. Costing just $499, it’s an upgraded version of the Pixel 4a. It’s bigger and has the Pixel 5’s upgraded camera and, of course, 5G support. It even uses the same Snapdragon 765G processor as the Pixel 5. It seems like a great buy, but since it’s not really released yet, don’t expect to see any real deals yet.

Once Prime Day deals come to an end, Black Friday smartphone deals soon start to show up on the horizon, so be here to check them out.

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