Pre-ordering a Pixel will get you a Daydream View VR headset ‘while supplies last’

So Google’s new Pixel smartphones are finally out of the bag, and every one of you should have had a good look at it right now. At the moment, pre-ordering for these spanking new Pixel phones are open, and Google is giving you a little push towards that direction. If you pre-order a Pixel phone right now, you might just get a coupon for a Daydream View VR headset, but you better hurry now.

This promotion for the Pixel phone started a few days back, and Google says that it will continue “supplies last.” When you pre-purchase a Pixel smartphone, you will get a promo code in your email – not immediately, because some of us will expect that – but approximately four weeks before your phone ships. This coupon code can then be used in the Play Store to purchase a free Daydream View VR headset, which will cost USD$79 when released in November.

Daydream, Android’s new platform for all things virtual reality, launches with Android Nougat in mobile phones – and so Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are the standards for which you might judge if Daydream VR is a cool thing or not. The Daydream View VR headset was specifically designed for the Pixel and the Pixel XL. By the way, the promo is only valid for US customers.

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Now, the next thing you’re going to have to hurdle is the Pixel’s USD$649 starting price, or higher if you want more screen real estate with the Pixel XL. The pricing of Google’s new smartphones leave a lot to be desired, but if you want to jump in, at least jump in now while you can get a VR headset for free.

SOURCE: @GoogleStore