The Google Pixel 6a is still a month away from hitting the shelves, but the phone has already been listed on Best Buy, complete with pricing, financing plans, pictures, and shipping date in tow. The listing carries a lot of weight, as it fixes one of Pixel 5a’s biggest mistakes – extremely limited availability worsened by constrained sales channels.
The Pixel 5a, which arrived in August last year, was only sold via the official Google Store. No carrier stores had it, and neither did any third-party retail partners. On top of it, the phone was only available in the U.S. and Japan, skipping markets like India where its predecessor had done quite well.
It appears that Google wants to rectify those mistakes with the ambitious Pixel 6a. At Best Buy, the
Best Buy’s 12-month installment plan is priced at $37.42 per month. The release date is listed as July 28, which matches what Google had originally announced at its I/O 2022 event a few weeks ago. Pre-orders for the
Coming to the regional availability part, aside from the U.S., Google previously confirmed that the
For that asking price, the
Google hasn’t really cut any major corners for the
As far as OnePlus goes, there is no phone in its portfolio to challenge the
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