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25% off 64GB Google Pixel 3a smartphone ($299) and 3a XL ($359) unlocked after phone activation with Google Fi within 30 days

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https://fi.google.com/about/phones/#pixel-3a

Must activate on Google Fi (Google's cell phone plan) within 30 days or they'll reverse the discount. However, the terms don't say you have to stay on Google Fi....

Fine print: https://fi.google.com/about/devic...1-pixel-3a

Promotion Terms: 25% off Pixel 3a or 3a XL with Activation
Get 25% off your purchase of Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL on fi.google.com with activation.

Pixel 3a is discounted from $399 to $299.
Pixel 3a XL is discounted from $479 to $359.
How do I qualify for the 25% discount?
You can qualify as either a new or existing Google Fi customer.
To qualify for the discount, you'll need to :
Have active Fi service with the same email you used to purchase the phone.
Activate the Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL within 30 days of the shipment confirmation email (this can be done by you or anyone on your group plan).
The discounted price will automatically apply during checkout. If you do not meet the conditions above, the discounted amount will be charged to your Google Pay account to match the full price of the phone.
Any other details to know?
Offer is valid while supplies last or while the promotion is live and available on the fi.google.com site.
For individual plans, limit one per person. For group plans, limit one per group plan member.
Offer is only available to U.S. residents 18 years or older, and requires Google Pay and Google Fi accounts.
Unless otherwise stated, this offer cannot be combined with other offers.
Discount is not transferable and is not valid for cash or cash equivalent.
If Google Fi determines that this offer is used in connection with abuse, misuse, or fraud, the discounted amount will be charged to your Google Payments account.
Void where prohibited.
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Can I activate it for their cheapest plan of $20 for a month, and not use it, then cancel it and use the unlocked phone with my current service provider?
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Can I activate it for their cheapest plan of $20 for a month, and not use it, then cancel it and use the unlocked phone with my current service provider?
If you read the rules I linked to, which I also copied and pasted, all it says is you have to activate on Google Fi.

It doesn't say you have to stay on Google Fi, so you could probably just switch to someone else immediately, though to be safe I am going to switch after one billing cycle.
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If you read the rules I linked to, which I also copied and pasted, all it says is you have to activate on Google Fi.

It doesn't say you have to stay on Google Fi, so you could probably just switch to someone else immediately, though to be safe I am going to switch after one billing cycle.
Ok, the rule didn't say anything about how long we have to be on the plan so I assume it'll work.
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From what I know it should work. You can activate it and then cancel or pause the service (it'll be paused for three months and then you can pause it again). You'll have to pay only the prorated charges which could be less than a dollar. I've done it.
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I feel like Google has done this promotion before. Anyone remember?
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I feel like Google has done this promotion before. Anyone remember?
Not sure about Google, but it's been same price at Best Buy with Verizon activation forever. Can cancel service immediately after. Only difference is the hard credit pull with Verizon. I'm hoping to see $200 around BF.
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I've done a previous Google Fi deal (for a different phone) which required activation and I was charged nothing for service when I activated and cancelled Fi in the same day. I didn't use the service at all during the short time it was active.

I had to do a factory reset to remove the Fi app off of the phone, as it could not be uninstalled (only disabled), otherwise.
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Not sure about Google, but it's been same price at Best Buy with Verizon activation forever. Can cancel service immediately after. Only difference is the hard credit pull with Verizon. I'm hoping to see $200 around BF.
Do you think we will? I was really hoping for ~$300 on the XL. I'm a Fi customer, so ideally, straight from Google new would be great. Afraid I will hold out too long and it'll suddenly only be available refurb.
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I feel like Google has done this promotion before. Anyone remember?
Google Fi runs this deal every year with the release of their new phones. I guarantee you will see same/similar deal from Fi on Pixel 4 by the end of the month.
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I'm holding out for BF. I'm guessing there will be similar deals with no strings attached.
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I'm holding out for BF. I'm guessing there will be similar deals with no strings attached.
Seems like there are always "strings" with these cell phone deals. Either monthly bill credits, port-in requirements, new lines only, etc.

I just want a decent discount on a full price phone. Could be Apple, Google, Samsung...just want a deal on something decent.
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My cell service is with Google Fi so this was a respectable deal for me. I went with the 3a XL and ordered a Spigen Rugged Armor case from Amazon for $10.99. Google offered me $12 to trade in my Moto X4 Frown
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I am in the southern California area. How is the Google fi service coverage compared with Verizon?
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I am in the southern California area. How is the Google fi service coverage compared with Verizon?
i think they use sprint + tmo, so you should ask your neighbors that have those and combine their responses Smilie

https://fi.google.com/about/coverage/
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