Pixel phones, Pixel Buds wireless earbuds, and smart home gadgets we like are seeing substantial discounts—even devices that launched barely a month ago. .Google's most recent flagship phone, the Pixel 7 (8/10, WIRED Recommends), has barely been out for a month, but it's already on sale.
You get speedy performance, a 90-Hz screen, wireless charging, daylong battery life, one of the best cameras on a smartphone, and plenty of helpful smart features you'll use every day (which you can read more about here).There's also the Pixel 7 Pro (8/10, WIRED Recommends), which adds a few perks over the standard Pixel 7, namely a 120-Hz screen refresh rate, a truly fantastic 5X optical zoom camera, a Macro mode for taking close-up shots, and slightly longer battery life.If you don't want to spend nearly as much on a smartphone, then get the Pixel 6A (8/10, WIRED Recommends), which is our favorite smartphone for most people?
This more budget-conscious handset still produces some of the best photos for the price, and you get a bright AMOLED display, daylong battery life, speedy performance, and five years of security updates.
(Plus, many of the smart software features Pixels are known for.) You sacrifice a few bells and whistles like wireless charging or a higher screen refresh rate, but for the price, it's a steal.The Pixel Buds A-Series (8/10, WIRED Recommends) perform just as well as Apple's standard AirPods (if not better), and they're way cheaper to boot, especially now.
The five-hour battery life isn't great, but it's easier to stomach at this price.Step things up with the Pixel Buds Pro (9/10, WIRED Recommends), which are super comfortable wireless earbuds to wear, have even better sound (especially bass), and sit in a case that supports wireless charging.
Battery life is a little longer here—seven hours—and the active noise canceling does a decent job of silencing the clatter of the outside world.Google's Pixel Watch is the company's first smart wearable.
Unfortunately, battery life is lackluster, and it charges slowly, so battery life will constantly be top of mind.
You can have your screen turn into a digital photo frame or show smart-home controls, just like a smart display.The Nest Cam (Battery) is one of our top picks for outdoor security cameras, particularly if you want to stick to the Google Assistant ecosystem.The latest-generation Nest Thermostat can control your heating and central air, and it learns your patterns over time to intelligently adjust the temperature as needed.
In some cases, it can help cut down on energy costs by turning your systems off when you're not at home while getting your house back to a comfortable temperature before you return?The Chromecast With Google TV (8/10, WIRED Recommends) finally brought the Chromecast in line with other streaming sticks that have a physical remote and a full TV interface.The Nest Hub (7/10, WIRED Recommends) makes a great centerpiece for a smart home.The Nest Hub Max (8/10, WIRED Recommends) has a camera, so you can use it for video calls on Google Meet and Zoom, among other platformsThe trend of smart speakers dropping to bargain bin prices during the holidays continues
Google's second-gen Nest Mini (7/10, WIRED Recommends) is one of the easiest ways to get started with a smart home
You can use it to set timers, play music, and control smart-home gadgets like your lights or thermostatThe cheapest smart speakers are usually good for quick voice commands, but if you want to really enjoy your music, you can step up to something like this Nest Google Audio speaker (8/10, WIRED Recommends)