We are aware that everyone is looking forward to the release of the Google Pixel 2 handsets. However, one thing that is the hard truth is that the phones will still come with a price tag that reflects their expected flagship status, similar to the original Pixel phones.
When the Google Pixel was born, many Google Nexus 5X owners eager to make the jump to the new compact phone, especially since it had powerful hardware specs, a robust design and as usual, the perfect software that has no bloatware. One major blow that was dealt in these people’s faces was when Google announced the price of the phone, which was $649 for the base model.
This is something that Google Nexus fans were not used to and for that matter, many of those who owned the Google Nexus 5X never made the switch. In fact, the case was even worse for those who were planning to make the jump from the original Nexus 5 to the new Pixel handset because none of the two phones – Nexus 5X and Pixel – were within their reach.
Where the latter’s reachability was hindered by the price, the former was due to availability. When the Pixel phones hit the market, getting hold of a Google Nexus 5X became a major issue, but if you are still in the market for one, well, this is the best time to grab one. A quick look on Amazon will reveal a bunch of Nexus 5X handsets listed on the retailer. As at the time of this writing, you can get your hands on a Google Nexus 5X handset with 32GB of onboard storage a decent price of just $282.10, down from the usual $299.99.
With this deal, you get to save $17.89, which is not bad at all for a device that promises to deliver in just about every situation. The phone is unlocked for the European market, but it can be used globally with any GSM carrier. Another listing has the same phone priced at $286.49, which is still not bad at all.
If the Google Pixel is out of reach due to price, well, you have a chance to grab the Google Nexus 5X at a decent price and enjoy the same privileges as those using the high-end variants, including a guarantee to receive the upcoming Android 8.0 O update. In fact, the device is already compatible with the beta version of the OS, which you can jump to immediately you grab one of these.