What you need to know
- Google today launched a new phone subscription plan with Google Fi.
- On this, you'll be able to get a new Pixel every two years with a built-in protection policy against damage and theft.
- Google is offering this with the Pixel 4a to start for $15 a month.
Google is launching a new phone subscription program with Google Fi. From today, you'll be able to buy the Pixel 4a for $15 a month for a two year period. It's like a standard phone contract, but a little cheaper. You'll also get phone protection from accidental damage as well as theft. You will have to buy your own Fi plan separately, but it'll cost you less than buying the phone and protection plan separately.
Google says that you'll be able to get a new Pixel in two years via upgrade, so if the Pixel line still exists in 2020, you'll be able to pick up the Pixel 6a or whatever Google's going to be selling then for the same price or just a bit higher.
Hopefully, Google extends this program to other Pixels as it does seem a good idea for people who'd like to reduce their phone-spend while still getting reliable service.
As for the Pixel 4a, Android Central found it to be a good phone, concluding:
If you're interested, you can grab the deal from Google's Fi site.
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