Unlocked Google Pixel 3: Just $499.99 with this exclusive code
Or get a Pixel 3 XL for $549.99. They're refurbished, but still amazing deals on "the best Android phones of 2018."
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I'm no expert when it comes to the Android phones, so I'll immediately refer you to CNET's Google Pixel 3 review and Pixel 3 XL review. TL;DR? The former was found to be "the best Android phone of 2018," and one of the only three phones to receive a CNET Editors' Choice nod last year. The latter was hailed as "everything we love about the Pixel 3 on a bigger screen."
These are A-grade refurbs in bulk packaging, with "little to no cosmetic defects." That means they were all purchased and returned (elsewhere) within seven days. And although Daily Steals lists a 90-day warranty, these should all have additional coverage from Google proper, given that they're barely six months old.
Indeed, because they're so new, you don't have to worry about getting a used battery, which can be an issue with refurbished phones.
I love deals like this. You get a flagship phone for a midrange price, and the only real sacrifice is the retail packaging.
Originally published on March 5, 2019. Update, March 9: Verified availability.
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