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Google's summer sale offers decent discounts on Pixel 2 XL, Home speakers

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Sandy Mccarthy | 10 July, 2018, 11:21

The astute consumers out there will have noted that the deals on the Google Store either mirror, or in some cases like the Chromecast Ultra are actually worse than at JB Hifi which is offering it for $84.

The timing of this Google summer sale isn't surprising, considering that Amazon's Prime Day 2018 event is just around the corner and that plenty of retailers are going to discount a bunch of electronics in the weeks to come. However, if you're more into large flagships, the Pixel 2 XL is on sale for $100 off on Google Play Store. And if you want to use the phone's power to wander worlds in virtual reality, the 2nd-gen Daydream View headset is on sale for $49, 50 percent off its $99 list price. This applies to both Pixel 2 XL models, meaning you can get the 64GB variant for $749 or go for 128GB of storage for $849.

After the Pixel 2 XL, the most noteworthy deal is on the Google Home Max, the best-sounding smart speaker you can buy.

Theresa May to meet new-look cabinet amid Brexit turmoil
Boris Johnson has resigned from his position as Foreign Secretary complaining Theresa May had "suffocated" the dream of Brexit . Davis had earlier called May's plan unsafe and said it would give "too much away, too easily" to European Union negotiators.

If you don't need premium audio from your smart speaker, you can also save $15 off the Google Home Mini, bringing it down to $34, or the classic Google Home for $99, down from $129. Google will also shave $150 off the price of two Google Home Max speakers when you buy them together, which is a fairly attractive deal given how expensive the Home Max is.

B&H Photo is now offering up the Google Home Mini for just $34. The discounts are decent, though as usual you're always better off doing some shopping around to get the best deal (check below). Google says that the deals are available while supply last. The sale runs until July 17 at 11:59 PM PT, giving you a little over a week to make your purchasing decisions.

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