Some people take pride in getting the latest flagship on launch day, and you can’t begrudge the early adopters. For the rest those of you looking for more value in the market, today’s pick is going to be right up your street.
With the release of the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2XL in October last year, there’s clearly a smattering of the previous generation models going spare. Barely used, and refurbished by the experts, right now you can now get an unlocked Google Pixel handset for as little as $199.99.
Even refurbished, this is a pretty tasty offer from Woot. In terms of specs, the Google Pixel is still a smartphone which can more than compete with any mid-range model. It was launched less than two years ago, and will still receive the latest software updates for some time to come.
But they’re refurbished?
They are, but how much does that matter really? They might have a few scuffs or scratches, but you could do that yourself fumbling a new phone on day one. At least you won’t be so precious about your device. Stick a case on it if scuff marks bother you, the operation of the phone should be ‘as new’.
Some spec to consider:
- Operating system: Android 7.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core (2.15GHz + 1.6GHz)
- RAM: 4GB LPDDR4
- Storage: 32GB
- Front camera: 8MP with f/2.4 aperture
- Rear camera: 12.3MP with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, and laser detection autofocus
- Video resolution: 4K Ultra HD at 30fps, 1080p Full HD at 120fps, 720p HD at 240fps
- Bluetooth: 4.2
- Cellular data: 4G LTE
- Ports: 1 USB Type-C, 1 3.5mm headphone
These phones are unlocked to all GSM-based networks. and come with a 90 day warranty. You’ll do well to find a similar discount out there in webland.
We picked up on this deal a little late, so there’s only 32GB models in black left, and stock is now sold out, our apologies. To get one of the remaining devices hit the button below.
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