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Best Google Pixel 7a deal: $50 off, plus a $50 Best Buy gift card

Updated May 11th, 2023 1:43PM EDT
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Google on Wednesday announced the new Pixel 7a smartphone during its Google I/O 2023 keynote. AI might be all the rage right now, but this new mid-range Android phone was definitely a highlight for us. You can read our Google Pixel 7a review to find out why. Or, if you’re already convinced, we’ve got a terrific Pixel 7a preorder deal that you won’t want to miss.

Best Buy is offering the best deal around on the new Google Pixel 7a. Instead of paying $499, this deal will save you $50 so you’ll only pay $449 for the Pixel 7a. Plus, you’ll get a $50 Best Buy gift card as an added bonus! That means you’re getting a $100 value from Best Buy if you order one now, and you won’t find a better deal anywhere.

Google’s Pixel 6a was a fantastic Android phone. As a matter of fact, it still is — and it has a big discount right now on Amazon. But the Pixel 7a is better in every way. It’s basically a flagship Pixel 7 smartphone but for the price of a mid-range device.

The new Pixel Fold is cool, but the Pixel 7a was the true star of I/O 2023.

Here are the Google Pixel 7a specs highlights:

  • 6.1-inch OLED display (429 ppi)
  • Under-display fingerprint reader
  • IP67 water/dust resistance
  • 5G
  • Google Tensor G2 octa-core chip
  • Mali-G710 MP7 GPU
  • 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 64-megapixel wide-angle main camera (rear)
  • 13-megapixel 120-degree ultra-wide camera (rear)
  • 13-megapixel selfie camera (front)
  • Stereo speakers

All that for $499 is unquestionably a bargain. But some people are unhappy that the new Pixel 7a is $50 more than the Pixel 6a was at launch.

Well… we can fix that for you.

Order Google’s new Pixel 7a from Best Buy and you’ll pay $449 instead of $499 as long as you activate the phone with a carrier. That means you’ll pay the same amount for the brand new Pixel 7a as you would have for the Pixel 6a when it first launched.

Then, on top of that, you get an extra $50 Best Buy gift card with your purchase!

Orders ship out right away so you’ll have your new Google Pixel 7a in your hands before you know it. Head over to Best Buy’s site to learn more.

Pixel 7a FAQ

When will the Pixel 7a be released?

Google announced the Pixel 7a during its I/O 2023 keynote presentation on Wednesday, May 10. The phone also went on sale during the event, so the official Google Pixel 7a release date is also May 10.

Does the Pixel 7a have wireless charging?

It took a while, but Google finally added wireless charging to the Pixel 7a smartphone. This is Google’s first A-series phone to support wireless charging.

Is the Pixel 7a waterproof?

The Google Pixel 7a is not technically waterproof, and neither is any other smartphone. Google’s Pixel 7a does have an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance, however. That means the phone has “complete protection against dust over extended time” as well as “protected against short periods of immersion in water while under pressure between 15cm and 1m.”

Long story show, the Pixel 7a has a very good water-resistance rating. It can easily survive splashes as well as quick dunks in water.

How much does the Google Pixel 7a cost?

The Google Pixel 7a has a retail price of $499, as we detailed in this article. With Best Buy’s special deal, however, you can get the Pixel 7a at a discount.

As long as you activate it with your carrier of choice, Best Buy will drop the price of the Pixel 7a to $449. Plus, there’s a bonus offer that gets you a $50 Best Buy gift card with your purchase.

Maren Estrada Deals Editor

Maren Estrada has been the Editor of BGR Deals since it launched in 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience testing more than 1,500 products, and reviewing a wide range of consumer electronics including mobile devices, smart home products, computers, and home appliances.

Previously, she was a leading consultant specializing in copywriting, product development, and new product launches.

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