T-Mobile is preparing to launch both the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. That’s according to a report from 9to5Google. Unfortunately, no other details on the release are given, so it’s unclear when T-Mo might begin selling the Pixel phones or how much they’ll charge. Google is currently selling the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL for $799 and $899, respectively.
Launching the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL could be big for both Google and T-Mobile. For Google, it would mean that its phones are available on more shelves. Many consumers in the U.S. still buy their phones from their carrier, so launching the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on T-Mo would make those phones available to another large group of people. There are likely many T-Mobile customers who’d like to pick up the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL on a monthly Equipment Installment Plan, so a T-Mo launch of both phones would be great for them.
It’s also rumored that T-Mobile is testing the oft-rumored Pixel 3a for network compatibility. This means that the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a will likely be compatible with T-Mobile’s network, just like all of Google’s previous Pixel phones have been. It’s not known if T-Mobile will actually sell the Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL, but if you’re interested in this mid-range Pixel phones, at least you should be able to use them on T-Mobile’s network without issue. Rumors have said that the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL will launch at Verizon this spring.
What do you make of today’s news? If T-Mobile launches the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, will you buy one?
This article was originally posted on PhoneDog