Google's fantastic Pixel 6a falls to lowest price ever at just $299

Pixel 6a smartphone in mint green on a table next to a plant and seashell
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Spring is finally here and oh boy are the deals springing today. If you're in the market for a new phone, here's a Pixel 6a discount that'll knock your socks off. 

For a limited time, you can get the Google Pixel 6a for just $299 at Amazon. It typically costs $449, so you're saving $100 and getting the Pixel 6a for an all-time low price. As an alternative, you can get the Pixel 6a for $249 ($200) at Best Buy with activation. 

So if you're on a tight budget, this is one of the best phone deals under $300.

Google Pixel 6a Unlocked: $449 $299 @ Amazon

Google Pixel 6a Unlocked: $449 $299 @ Amazon
Save $150 on the Google Pixel 6a, the Editor's Choice budget smartphone. In our Pixel 6a review, we rate it 4 out of 5-stars for its excellent software support, unique AI software features and bright, colorful display. The Pixel 6a features a 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED display Google Tensor 8-core sensor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. As an alternative, Best Buy offers the Pixel 6a for $249 ($200 off) with activation. 

Google's Pixel 6a is a cheaper Pixel 7 alternative and one of the best smartphones to buy if you're switching from iPhone. It packs a 6.1 inch FHD+ OLED display, Google Tensor 8-core processor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. This unlocked Pixel 6a works with Google Fi, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and just about every major U.S. pre-paid carrier. 

As we note in our Pixel 6a review, we love its excellent software support, unique AI software features and bright, colorful display. We gave the Pixel 6a an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars for its impressive performance. It's the Editor's Choice budget Android phone.

For documenting life's fleeting moments, it has a 12.2MP wide and 12MP ultrawide lens dual camera on the back. An 8MP front camera facilitates selfies and video calls. Google design engineers incorporated an under-display fingerprint sensor into the Pixel 6a for secure unlocking. No more having to memorize passwords and pin codes. 

In a nutshell, the Pixel 6a offers the best features of its premium siblings for less.

More Pixel phone deals

Google Pixel 7: $699 $549 @ Amazon

Google Pixel 7: $699 $549 @ Amazon
Save $150 on the Google Pixel 7. It packs a 6.3-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Google Tensor G2 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. For capturing and recording images, it has a 50MP wide and 12MP ultrawide lens dual camera on the back with 10.8MP front camera. Google rates its battery life as up to 24 hours. It's IP68 rated dust-and water resistant and has a rated battery life of up to 24 hours.

Google Pixel 7 Pro: $999 $849 @ Amazon

Google Pixel 7 Pro: $999 $849 @ Amazon
Save $150 on the Google Pixel 7 Pro. It features a 6.7-inch QHD+ 120Hz display, Google Tensor G2 processor, 12GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Its rear camera setup includes a 48MP telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom, 50MP wide-angle lens and 12MP ultra-wide angle lens with autofocus. For video calling and self portraits, there's a 10.8MP embedded in the front camera. It's IP68 rated dust-and water resistant and has a rated battery life of up to 24 hours.

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.