If you’re looking for reasons to buy the Google Pixel 7 or Google Pixel 7 Pro when they launch next week, consider this: You can get a free Google Pixel Watch or some Google Pixel Buds Pro headphones with your pre-order. .
This is according to the informant Roland Quandt (opens in new tab), which is generally trusted with the information it provides. The Pixel Watch will apparently be included in Pixel 7 Pro pre-orders, with Pixel Buds Pro on offer for Pixel 7 buyers. There’s a catch though – Quandt indicates these deals will only be available in the UK.
Whether they end up showing up as deals in other international markets, or whether Google puts together different pre-order packages, remains to be seen. The new phones would certainly be a more tempting proposition with a freebie.
Pixel 7 Pro pre-order gifts in select countries include the Pixel Watch. Pixel 7 pre-order gifts in select countries include Pixel Buds Pro. (read: UK)October 1, 2022
What we do know is that the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro will be revealed on Thursday, October 6th. As for the actual shipping and sale dates, Tuesday, October 18th has been mentioned as a possibility by those who know.
The Pixel Watch is set to debut on 6 October alongside the Pixel 7 phones. Considering the wearable is set to retail for around $350 in the US and around £340 in the UK, that’s quite a freebie.
As for the Pixel Buds Pro, they’re already available to buy for $199/£179 – not as expensive as the Pixel Watch is likely to be, but again they’re being paired with the cheaper Pixel 7. be revealed next week.
Analysis: Google sweetens the deal
Google has a way of putting out some pretty decent pre-order deals: you’ll recall that Google Pixel 6 pre-orders in the UK came with a free pair of Bose 700 wireless headphones, worth £300 (half of the phone itself).
Clearly, the pre-order freebies sweeten the deal for potential buyers, and will likely make a lot more people consider buying a Pixel 7 smartphone – especially when it comes to the Pixel 7 Pro, if indeed a Pixel Watch comes with it. .
There will be a financial success for Google, of course, but it might not be a bad idea to get as many people as possible to use your new smartwatch. More users means more developer interest, which means more investment in Wear OS.
As always, pricing will be crucial – if the phones themselves are too expensive, pre-order deals may not even matter. Of course, we’ll bring you all the news and announcements live on October 6th as they happen.