Here’s where you can preorder Google’s Pixel 6A and Pixel Buds Pro

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Updated 4:13 PM ET, July 21: Added trade-in value information for older Google Pixel phones that the Google Store is offering at the time of purchase.
Google’s more affordable and palm-friendly spin on the Pixel 6, the $449 Pixel 6A, is now available for pre-order, as is the new Pixel Buds Pro. Focusing on the phone first, your pre-order will make sure you’re one of the first to receive the Pixel 6A on or close to launch day, which is Thursday, July 28. Google announced the release date all the way back at its I/O conference in May, and we’ve been waiting very patiently.
The same goes for the $199 Pixel Buds Pro (scroll down to see a $150 discount), Google’s first wireless earbuds with active noise canceling and coming in multiple bright colors. They come out the same day and you can already place a pre-order.
We’ve got a review of the Pixel 6A from Allison Johnson here, and we’ll have a full review of the Pixel Buds Pro in the coming days. But whatever gadget you’re looking for, we’ve rounded up some buying links and promotions you might want to know about.
Compared to the 6.4-inch Pixel 6, the Pixel 6A’s 6.1-inch OLED display is much better suited to those with smaller hands or who simply prefer a smaller phone. It shares some key features with Google’s more expensive flagship phones, most notably that it has the same Tensor processor. Also the general design (which combines the Pixel 6 and the upcoming Pixel 7) and the Android software experience are well known.
The camera hardware is one part that is taking a hit for its lower price point, although it should still deliver excellent photos compared to other phones in its price range. It features two rear cameras, one of which is a 12.2-megapixel main camera while the other is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens with a 114-degree field of view. It has an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
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Verizon is making the Pixel 6A free (in the sense that you’ll be reimbursed in promotion billing credits every month for 36 months, totaling $499.99 at the end) for people to activate a new phone line on its 5G Start, 5G Do More, 5G Play or 5G Get More Unlimited plans.
If you just upgrade from Verizon and have one of the 5G Unlimited plans, you’ll get $100 off the total. (Note that this discount will be paid back to you in monthly instalments over a period of 36 months.)
As mentioned, the Pixel Buds Pro have active noise cancellation, which can mute your surroundings while you listen to tunes. They also come with multipoint connectivity, allowing the earbuds to automatically switch between your last two connected Bluetooth devices – ranging from laptops and TVs to Android and iOS phones. Spatial audio support will debut later this year, Google says, making watching a movie or show on compatible Pixel phones even more immersive.
Other notable features include IPX4 water resistance and the ability to issue hands-free voice commands thanks to Google Assistant support. Plus, the Pixel Buds Pro come with interchangeable ear tips for what should be a more customized — and thus comfortable — fit. Google also claims that the Pixel Buds Pro charges wirelessly and offers up to 11 hours of listening time (or seven hours if you use the active noise canceling feature).
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