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Pixel 6a price tumbles even further in this Black Friday deal

Get Google's mid-range Pixel 6a for an even BETTER price with this amazing Vodafone deal

The race to offer the best Black Friday deal on the Pixel 6a is still very much ON, with Voadfone now undercutting Amazon to slash the price of Google’s fab mid-range smartphone to just £259, including a 21GB top-up SIM.

 Vodafone’s deal actually puts the price of the Pixel 6a at £249, but you have to choose a plan as well to get the phone. With plans starting at just £10/mth for three months of 21GB (was 7GB), with data rollover and no contract, that means you get a Google Pixel 6a plus 21GB SIM with no commitment, for £259 all in. That’s an astonishing deal.

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The Pixel 6a was already a bargain when it launched back in July for £399, a full £300 cheaper than its big brother the Pixel 6 and less than half the price of the Pixel 6 Pro. Last week Amazon slashed the Pixel 6a’s price to £299, its lowest-ever at the time, but now Vodafone’s deal looks impossible to beat.

Vodafone’s deal gets you an Pixel 6a with 5G, 6.1in FHD+ display, 6GB memory and 128GB storage. The Android 12 phone’s much-praised camera has a 12MP f/1.7 primary lens, 12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens and 8MP f/2 selfie lens, plus Pixel-specific software tools including Magic Eraser. You can choose from Charcoal, Sage or Chalk body colour.

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Our Pixel 6a review praised the phone’s bright, colour-accurate screen (“sublime”), impressive Google Tensor chipset and outstanding flagship-quality camera.

The 6.1in display is the smallest of the three Pixel phones, but it’s still an HDR-certified OLED panel, with the same total resolution as the regular Pixel 6 (2,400 x 1,080). Our reviewer called the screen “phenomenal”, and said that its colour performance not only surpasses the competition but even gives more expensive flagship handsets a run for their money.

The Pixel 6a punches well above its weight when taking photos, with our reviewer noting that it “continues the trend set by Google in providing high-end smartphone photography at reasonable prices.” The depth and detail captured by the main camera is unmatched by the 6a’s competitors, and we’re seriously impressed by its ability to capture sharp, colour-true images in low lighting conditions.

Software is another big plus point for all the Pixel phones, the 6a included. They’re usually the first Android phones to receive core updates, and you can even beta test new versions as part of Google’s preview program, with Android 13 doing the rounds as we speak.

We awarded the Pixel 6a four stars rather than the maximum five, partly because it had so much excellent competition in its original price range, and partly because it lacks a microSD expansion slot. But after such a surprising 25% price drop, it’s hard to find fault with this fantastic smartphone.

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