Best Google Pixel 6a deals in August 2023

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The Pixel 6a is one of the best cheap phones you can buy. However, you don't have to pay the full $449 price to score one. Pixel 6a deals are now available offering Google's phone at a fraction of its listed price. Prices are bound to stay low as back to school sales season is here. 

The Google Pixel 6a replaces the Pixel 5a on our list of the best Android phones you can buy. It features a 6.1-inch display coupled with the same Google Tensor chip found in the flagship Pixel 6. Google also says it'll support the phone with security updates for five years, which makes it an even bigger value for consumers who want to stretch their dollar with a phone that'll last awhile. 

So we're rounding up the best Pixel 6a deals you can get right now. Whether you're looking for deals tied to a carrier or the best unlocked Pixel 6a deals — here are the week's best promos. 

Best Google Pixel 6a deals

Google Pixel 6a: was $449 now $314 @ Amazon

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Amazon is offering an unlocked Google Pixel 6a for just over $300. In our <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">Pixel 6a review, we called Google's phone the best sub-$500 phone on the market. It offers bright display and better performance than its closest Android rival, the Galaxy A53. Though keep in mind the Pixel 7a is its replacement. 

Google Pixel 6a: free tablet or watch @ Verizon

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Yes, the Pixel 6a costs $50 more at Verizon, which lists Google's new phone for $499. However, Verizon is carrying the Pixel 6a with mmWave support, which is why you'll pay slightly more for this model. That said, Verizon is offering a free Google Pixel Watch or Galaxy Tab S7 FE with your Pixel 6a purchase.

Google Pixel 6a: for $10/month @ Google Fi

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Purchase the Pixel 6a with Google Fi and you'll pay only $10/month. Note that the Google Fi page lists a $15/month price. However, during the checkout process you can decline the phone protection insurance to bring the price down to $10/month. This deal is available for new and existing Google Fi members. 

Pixel 6a: free w/ new line @ T-Mobile

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The Magenta network is offering a free Pixel 6a when you buy the new phone on a monthly payment plan and add a new line. You'll receive $449.99 back via 24 monthly bill credits. Alternatively, you'll get $300 off the Pixel 6a if you're a current customer and have a phone to trade in. 

Pixel 6a deals — what you get

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Display6.1-inch OLED (1080 x 2400)
CPUGoogle Tensor
Storage/Expandable128GB / No
Rear cameras12.2MP main (f/1.7), 12.2MP (f/2.2) ultrawide
Front camera8MP (f/2.0)
5GSub-6GHz, mmWave
Size6 x 2.8 x 0.35 inches
Weight6.3 ounces
ColorsChalk, Charcoal, Sage

The Pixel 6a is available in Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage. It borrows plenty of traits from the Pixel 6. For instance, it has the same two-tone color scheme as Google's current flagship, as well as the same camera bar design running across the back of the phone. 

Want to know how it stacks up against Apple's budget iPhone? Make sure to check out our Pixel 6a vs iPhone SE battle to see if Google's new phone is worth the price. 

Louis Ramirez

As deals editor-in-chief at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets, appliances, and apparel. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. He's also always on the look out for the best coupon codes to use when shopping. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.