A brand new rumor claims that T-Cellular could quickly start promoting the Google Pixel three and Pixel three XL telephones. If the report is correct, this may break the U.S. provider unique that Verizon Wi-fi has held onto for all of Google’s Pixel telephones for the previous few years.
The report comes from 9to5Google, through unnamed sources. The assertion doesn’t supply a lot when it comes to further info, resembling a attainable launch date or costs for the telephones at T-Cellular. Google sells unlocked variations of the Pixel three and three XL immediately — which work on T-Cellular’s community — and likewise sells the telephones on its Google Fi MVNO community, which partly makes use of the mobile community hardware from T-Cellular.
Verizon has been the one provider within the U.S. to promote Pixel telephones for the reason that unique Pixel and Pixel XL launched in 2016. That exclusivity with Verizon continued with the Pixel 2 and a couple of XL in 2017 and the present Pixel three and three XL, which had been launched in 2018. Nevertheless, T-Cellular at all times made some extent to inform Pixel consumers that the unlocked telephones will work simply as nicely on its community. In 2017, T-Cellular trolled Verizon’s San Francisco press occasion for the Pixel 2, driving vans across the venue that marketed a particular rebate deal for any Pixel 2 consumers.
It’s attainable that Google is trying to develop the attain of its Pixel three telephones past Verizon Wi-fi if a deal to promote the telephones through T-Cellular truly occurs. Whereas Verizon most probably paid a ton of cash to Google for that gross sales exclusivity for the Pixel telephones, Google could now be extra involved with gaining market share within the U.S.
Google Pixel 3a testing by T-Cellular underway?
In the identical report by 9to5Google, it claims that T-Cellular has began testing the rumored Google Pixel 3a telephones on its community. AndroidPolice was in a position to verify this declare through an impartial supply. Based on the publication, the Pixel three, three XL, #a, and 3a XL will all give you the option on the Uncarrier “quickly.”
These stories don’t come as a lot of a shock because it was anticipated that the upcoming lower-priced Pixel telephones could be suitable with T-Cellular’s community.