The Google Pixel 6a is currently just $250, thanks to this epic Best Buy deal

The home screen of the Google Pixel 6a with wallpaper from Backdrops
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Best Buy deals are a dime-a-dozen these days, but every now and then you'll find a particularly great offer that deserves your undivided attention — especially if you're in the market for an outstanding phone like the Google Pixel 6a. Head to Best Buy today and you can get a whopping $200 off the Pixel 6a when you activate the phone through a carrier — no trade-in required. 

Here at Android Central, we gave the Google Pixel 6a a 4.5 out of 5-star rating, and it's not hard to see why. The affordable Android phone comes packed with loads of great specs, such as a lovely 6.1-inch AMOLED display, flagship-quality camera software, and the exact same Google Tensor chipset that's found on the pricier Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Perhaps best of all, the Google Pixel 6a only retails for around $449, which means this Best Buy deal sends the phone crashing down to a mere 250 bucks. 

The only catch is that you'll need to activate the phone through a carrier via Best Buy to receive the max savings. Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint are all involved in the promotion, so take your pick. If you'd rather just nab the unlocked phone, the good news is that Best Buy will still give you a straight $150 off for simply showing up and hitting that Add To Cart button. They'll even throw in three months of YouTube Premium for free. 

Save $200 on one of the best cheap Android phones

Google Pixel 6a 128GB:$449$249 with activation at Best Buy

Google Pixel 6a 128GB: $449 $249 with activation at Best Buy

Small but mighty, the Google Pixel 6a packs premium specs like AI-powered camera sensors and a Google Tensor processor into a budget phone design. Right now, the cheap phone is getting even cheaper, thanks to a Best Buy deal that slashes $200 off when you activate the phone through a carrier today. 

Would you rather activate later? You'll still get a hefty $150 price drop. Not too shabby for a phone that's only been out for around six months. 

The Google Pixel 6a is an excellent phone for the price, but if you want the company's best and brightest, go take a look at our guide to the best Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro deals of the month. 

Patrick Farmer
eCommerce Editor

After almost a decade of working in the e-commerce space, Patrick Farmer (he/him) began his career at Android Central as a Deals and Commerce Writer before moving into a new role as AC's eCommerce Editor in 2023. When he's not hunting down the best deals and offering shopping advice for our readers, you'll often find him listening to music, camping out at a brewery, or treating his cat like a human child.