Google had launched the second generation Pixel devices earlier this month at an event in San Francisco. In the event, the company revealed that they would be making the phone available in India via Flipkart and over 1000 retail stores around the country. And today, the e-commerce platform announced that the devices are going to be available for pre-orders from October 26 or midnight tonight and the shipments will begin November 2nd.
You can also avail multiple offers if you decide to pre-order the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL. The most lucrative of all is the free Sennheiser Bluetooth headset worth Rs. 11990. Moreover, you can also avail Rs. 8000 cashback on EMI transactions you do with HDFC cards. You also get guaranteed 50% buyback value on an upgrade to the next Pixel. The no-cost EMI starts from Rs. 3389 per month. If you have got any other phone that you want to exchange, then you can also get up to Rs. 5000 off on either of the Pixel 2 phones.
All these offers are available from offline retail outlets as well along with Chroma stores across the country.
Data Offers on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Airtel customers will also get additional free data of 120 GB for 6 months. And, Jio benefits worth 14,999 INR including free data and voice calling for a whole year is available with pre-order as well.
To recall, Google Pixel 2 comes with a 5-inch full-HD display whereas the Pixel 2 XL sports a 6-inch POLED screen with QHD+ resolution. Under the hood, almost everything is the same (Snapdragon 835 and 4 GB RAM, new 12.2MP f/1.8 rear camera with OIS and EIS). Both phones also come with IP67 dust and water resistance rating, same as the new iPhone 8 but lower than Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Note8.
Google Pixel 2 carries a price tag of Rs. 61000 for the 64 GB variant and Rs. 70000 for the 128 GB one. The Pixel 2 XL, on the other hand, starts at Rs. 73000 for the 64GB storage variant and Rs. 82000 for 128GB storage option. All variants are available on Flipkart for pre-order from midnight 00:00 hours October 26.