Verizon is taking up to 50% off iPhone X, Pixel 2 and other popular smartphone devices with eligible trade-in starting this week. Those that opt for Google’s flagship device will enjoy a nice bundle that includes two months of YouTube TV, a Google Home mini and Chromecast. Additional discounts are also available on iPhone 8/Plus, Galaxy S9, and more.
There’s a lot to unpack here, so be sure to head below for full details.
Let’s start with the Android offers. Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are both eligible for up to 50% off discounts when select devices are traded-in (more details in a moment). That brings the price down to as low as $325. Add in the aforementioned YouTube, Chromecast and Google Home Mini offer and you’re getting quite the value. That’s over $160 worth of freebies.
The partnership between Verizon and Google is unique in a few different ways. While we regularly see trade-in offers from various service providers, what we’re getting today brings the value aspect to a whole different level. Brian Higgins, vice president, device and consumer product marketing, at Verizon explains:
Only Verizon and Google can bring you an offer that pairs the best streaming network with the best in technology and entertainment. There’s never been a better time to join Verizon.
While the Google Pixel 2 offer is available today, Verizon won’t be kicking off its iPhone discounts until tomorrow, April 5th. Much like the Android deals above, you’ll need to trade-in an eligible device to knock the starting price down to around $500 on Apple’s flagship device. That list of smartphones that can be traded in includes:
iPhone 8/Plus, 7/Plus, 6S Plus, GS8/Plus, Google Pixel/XL, Pixel 2/XL, Note 8, LG G6, LG V30, Moto Z2 Force, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Moto Z Force.
Now for the fine print. As is par for the course on these arrangements, you’ll receive any credits over a 24-month period of time. The first of which are slated to arrive after “one to two” month’s of service. Full details can be found in the press release below.
Trade in and get up to 50% off Pixel 2 and get a free Google Home Mini, Google Chromecast and two months of YouTube TV on us
* “Best Streaming” claim based on Verizon’s interpretation of Nielsen Video Test data collected nationally between 10.1.17 and 12.31.17.” **Up to $849.99 device payment purchase between 4/5/18 – 5/30/18 req’d. Less up to $424.99 trade-in credit applied to account over 24 mos.; credit ends when balance paid or line terminated; 0% APR. Trade-in must be in good working & cosmetic condition. Google Offers must be redeemed by 6/30/18 ***2 Free Months of YouTube TV: Offer only available to new YouTube TV subscribers who have not previously participated in a YouTube TV trial. Availablewhere YouTube TV service is available. Redemption for YouTubeTV offer must be completed by 6/30/18. At the end of the trial period, you will be automatically charged $40/month, unless you cancel before the trial period ends. Offer requires a Google account. Full terms at https://www.youtube.com/t/terms_paidservice ****Free Google Home Mini and Chromecast mailed to the account holder’s billing address on file with Verizon Wireless within 3-4 weeks of purchase. Limit 1 offer per wireless phone number and IMEI. ***** Up to $999.99 device payment purchase req’d. Less up to $499.99 trade-in credit applied to account over 24 mos.; credit ends when balance paid or line terminated; 0% APR. Trade-in must be in good working & cosmetic condition