With Valentine's Day coming up, you have the perfect occasion of buying a couple of discounted new Pixel phones for you and your significant other, especially if you're both fans of Google's Pixel phones. That's because Google has brought back its Pixel 3 buy-one-get-one-cheaper promotion, offering fans up to 50% on the second Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL purchase.
However, not all the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL combinations will yield the perfect, full, 50% discount. You get to save $450 when you buy two Pixel 3 XL phones, $400 when you buy a Pixel 3 XL and a Pixel 3, and $350 when you buy two Pixel 3 phones.
As you can see in the following table in which 9to5Google
all the possible permutations, you'll hit that perfect 50% price cut for the second phone only in some instances. For all other options, the discount ranges from 39.5% to 45%.
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That's still a great deal, as you'd be able to save plenty of cash on top 2018 Android hardware. The cheapest option overall includes buying two 64GB Pixel 3 models and getting only a 44% price cut on the second model.
If you don't plan to buy a Pixel as a Valentine's gift to a significant other, you can always partner with a friend interested in Pixel phones and split the savings. It's still a better deal than buying a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL for sticker prices — that's $799 and $899, respectively — and better than compromising for the Pixel 3 Lite series coming later this year. Google's BOGO deal
runs through February 25th, which means you have plenty of time to pull the trigger.