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Google Pixel

Post by mrhobbeschen » Thu, 10 Nov 2016 5:06 pm

holler! wonder if anyone has laid his or her hands on the shiny new google pixel phone... am hoping that the telcos here might possibly bring it in, though in the past, none of the google flagship phones get sold in the telco stores.

hence wondering if anyone can guide me where's best to purchase the phone to be shipped to singapore :)

thanks! :)

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by LittleWanderer613 » Fri, 25 Nov 2016 7:56 am

Hey mate! If you know anyone from the Philippines, I think you can get it there, well here (since I'm here on vacay). I ran a Google search and saw that you can get this phone on a few online stores. I think you should look those up.

Cheers!

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Post by ecureilx » Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:43 pm

LittleWanderer613 wrote:Hey mate! If you know anyone from the Philippines, I think you can get it there, well here (since I'm here on vacay). I ran a Google search and saw that you can get this phone on a few online stores. I think you should look those up.

Cheers!
And no Philippines courier will ship phones. Good luck there :)

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Post by zzm9980 » Sun, 27 Nov 2016 1:26 pm

If you see it in the Phillipines, it is just a hand carried from the US model.

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by willieaames » Tue, 29 Nov 2016 8:03 pm

I contacted Mobyshop (a local, unofficial third party reseller), they got back to me about this. They'll be bringing all models in. They aren't confirming anything concrete about pricing, but they said that it would probably be as follows:
Pixel 32GB: $700
Pixel 128GB: $900
Pixel XL 32GB: $999
Pixel XL 128GB: $1199

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 29 Nov 2016 8:58 pm

Why would we be concerned with Mobyshop pricing in Houston TX? Or are you just a shill for some spammer?

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by mrhobbeschen » Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:51 pm

willieaames wrote:I contacted Mobyshop (a local, unofficial third party reseller), they got back to me about this. They'll be bringing all models in. They aren't confirming anything concrete about pricing, but they said that it would probably be as follows:
Pixel 32GB: $700
Pixel 128GB: $900
Pixel XL 32GB: $999
Pixel XL 128GB: $1199
those are in Sing dollars? if yes, that's strangely cheaper than the expected S$1,500 for Pixel XL 128GB if I'm not wrong (the one I'm eyeing that is)

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:47 pm

zzm9980 wrote:If you see it in the Phillipines, it is just a hand carried from the US model.
I don't think so... the phone is being released in the USA only under Verizon... which is CDMA, not GSM.

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by zzm9980 » Tue, 13 Dec 2016 1:43 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:If you see it in the Phillipines, it is just a hand carried from the US model.
I don't think so... the phone is being released in the USA only under Verizon... which is CDMA, not GSM.
GSM/CDMA distinctions don't really apple to 4G. Verizon phones (iPhones and others) almost all work globally.

It's also sold under Google ProjectFi which is a googles "carrier less" inititive. In the US that one is based on a T-Mobile data only sim.

I just got a blue one though, happy to send photos of it working in Asia.

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by zzm9980 » Wed, 14 Dec 2016 3:45 pm

Comes with sim slot, sim tool, but no sim.

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:16 pm

^^^^^^
Interesting... so AT&T and T-Mobile support if willing to purchase grey market.

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by mrhobbeschen » Thu, 15 Dec 2016 9:24 am

Am very blue with envy now!

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Post by missyqiqi » Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:51 am

mrhobbeschen wrote:Am very blue with envy now!
me too! I was hoping the local telcos can come up with pixel soon!

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by mrhobbeschen » Sun, 18 Dec 2016 6:52 pm

missyqiqi wrote:
mrhobbeschen wrote:Am very blue with envy now!
me too! I was hoping the local telcos can come up with pixel soon!
yes, and hopefully bring down the upfront price lower. hopefully circles.life will strike a deal with google or sth!

that said, i'm quite done with nougat 7.1 on my nexus 6P. battery life lasts a mere 3 hours or less even when 100% charged. and when it's around 15%, it auto shuts down. mega z.

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Re: Google Pixel

Post by zzm9980 » Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:07 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:^^^^^^
Interesting... so AT&T and T-Mobile support if willing to purchase grey market.
Yep! And it works great. I got LTE with AT&T, and am getting LTE with Singtel right now while roaming on an AT&T SIM.

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