Google Pixel Pass is a brand new subscription bundle designed to let US prospects pay for a Pixel phone in monthly installments whereas additionally gaining access to Google’s premium subscription services like 200GB of Google One cloud storage, YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, and Google Play Pass.
Costs begin at $45 a month for Pixel 6 or $55 for a Pixel 6 Professional, and Google says they’re obtainable unlocked and ought to work with all main carriers. Pixel Pass subscribers are eligible for an improve after two years, Google says, and the subscription additionally contains an additional 12 months of guarantee protection over the usual one-year producer guarantee (aka Preferred Care).
Pixel Pass, which is being introduced right this moment alongside the corporate’s new Pixel 6 phones, seems to mix parts of Apple’s iPhone Improve Program (which lets prospects pay for an iPhone through monthly funds and affords an prolonged guarantee), in addition to its separate Apple One services bundle. Apple One at the moment contains subscriptions to Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade, Apple Information Plus, Apple Health Plus, and iCloud. Nonetheless, a key distinction is that Pixel Pass solely affords an improve after two years, whereas Apple affords an improve after simply one to customers on its improve program.
Google says if subscribers cancel earlier than the 2 years are up, they’ll must repay the remaining worth of the Pixel machine early at its common “non-discounted worth” and may also lose entry to the bundled services. Upgrading your machine on the finish of the two-year interval could change the worth you’re paying, the corporate cautions.
Google says its Pixel Pass subscription is obtainable through Google Fi, in addition to the Google Retailer. Google Fi subscribers can save an extra $5 off their monthly Fi plan with a Pixel Pass subscription.