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Google’s Pixel 8a Is Out Now: Here’s Where To Pick One Online



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The tech giant has a new smartphone that should excite Android users.

Although Apple is enjoying the fruits of the iPhone 15, Google is looking to reap the rewards of its own new smartphone — the Google Pixel 8a.

The tech giant just released a new Android model, Pixel 8a, which is available at Amazon, Target and Best Buy — starting at $499.

Meanwhile, you can get a $100 gift card from Amazon when you order the Google Pixel 8a. This is basically like getting the new smartphone for $100 off its list price, but in the form of an Amazon gift card — which you could spend on a new case, noise-cancelling headphones or other smartphone accessories.

In addition, you can get the devices (and accessories) in your hands quickly with two-day free shipping (sometimes even one-day free shipping), thanks to Prime Delivery, a perk with an Amazon Prime membership.

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Below, you’ll find our picks for the best Google Pixel devices on Amazon.


Google Pixel 8a

The Google Pixel 8a is a new mid-range Android smartphone that has a long battery life (in our testing, we got 87 hours per charge), sharp 6.1-inch “Actua” display at up to 120Hz and impressive camera and AI features.

The phone also has 8GB of RAM with 128GB of on-board storage to start, while it functions like the Google Pixel 8 flagship, but slightly smaller and chunkier display bezels.

Starting at just $499, the Google Pixel 8a is the best smartphone with mid-range specs and usage for 2024. It comes four colors: Aloe, Bay, Obsidian and Porcelain.


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Google Pixel 8

Armed with a sharp and bright 6.2-inch “Actua” display and a powerful Tensor G3 chipset, the Google Pixel 8 smartphone running the latest Android 14 OS. The base model, which goes for $699, features 8GB of memory paired with 128GB of on-board storage for music, photos, apps and more, as well as a dual camera system (50mp wide and 12mp ultra) on its rare for crisp photos and detailed 4K video at 60fps. The phone also has an impressive battery life of up to 24 hours per charge.

It comes in three colors: Obsidian, Hazel and Rose.


Google Pixel 8 Pro

On sale for $899.99 (reg. $999), the Google Pixel 8 Pro features a larger and more immersive 6.7-inch “Super Actua” display, 12GB of memory with 128GB of on-board storage (it goes all the way up to 1TB) and a triple camera system (50mp wide, 48mp telephoto and 48mp ultrawide) on its back for pro-level photos and videos. The smartphone even has a longer battery life of up to a whopping 72 hours. That’s up to three days per charge.

It comes in three colors too: Bay, Obsidian and Porcelain.


Google Pixel Watch 2

The tech company also launched the new Google Pixel Watch 2, which is on sale for $299.99 (reg. $349.99) for the Wi-Fi-only model. It’s a fantastic companion for the Google Pixel 8, while the smartwatch can control the phone’s functions and navigations from your wrist instead of pulling the mobile device out of your pocket or purse.

The wearable features a Qualcomm 5100 processor, Android Wear OS 4 and a 41mm AMOLED Gorilla Glass 5 display. It also has a heart rate monitor, stress management and safety features, Fitbit health tracking and more.

Google Pixel Watch 2 comes in three aluminum case colors: Champagne Gold, black and silver — as well as a number of active watch bands: Hazel, Obsidian, Bay and Porcelain.


Google Pixel Buds Pro

Although it was released in July 2022, the Google Pixel Buds Pro received new software updates that improve sound, call quality, voice enhancements, real-time language translation and much more. The wireless earbuds feature active-noise cancelation, wireless charging and long battery life of up to 31 hours per charge with its included charging case.

At the time of this writing, the Google Pixel Buds Pro (in Lemongrass) are on sale for $140, or $60 off their list price at Amazon.

Want more from Google? Check out more Google Pixel devices on Amazon, including ways to get a free $100 Amazon gift card when you buy a new Pixel 8a, other deals on smartphones, smartwatches and wireless earbuds, below:

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