Both Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have been available for seven months, and the phones have been offered unlocked and configured for Verizon and Fi through the Google Store. Those on AT&T could order an unlocked version, but it didn’t come with a compatible SIM card and couldn’t be funded with AT&T’s 0% 36-month financing (your financing option was to pay over 24 months instead). However, as of Thursday, the Google Store began offering AT&T versions of the Pixel 6 series models, in addition to Verizon and Fi.
So now that rock AT&T as their wireless carrier can go to the Google Store and order the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro and get a SIM card. More importantly, such purchases qualify for AT&T’s 36-month 0% interest financing rather than having to fund over 24 months. However, the price of the AT&T Pixel 6 has been increased $100 over the unlocked model to $699, so your Pixel 6mmWave supports 5G.
The Pixel 6 series is now available on AT&T
The problem with mmWave 5G is that while it delivers the fastest download data speeds of 1 Gbps and faster, it’s nearly impossible to find a mmWave connection unless you live in a major metropolis (with Superman as your neighbor). On the other hand, as we noted, paying the extra $100 for the AT&T config of the Pixel 6 series means you get an AT&T SIM card and can fund your purchase at 0% over 36 months ($19). .41) per month for the Pixel 6 instead of making 24 monthly payments of $24.96.
Select the AT&T variant and get a SIM card from the carrier and finance more than 36 months instead of 24
The AT&T Pixel 6 Pro stays at the same $899, as that model already supports mmWave 5G. The only difference is that you can now choose an AT&T variant from the Google Store that will be funded at 0% ($24.97 per month) over 36 months instead of paying 24 monthly payments of $37.46. Plus, the AT&T version comes with an AT&T SIM card.
Since the money part of the equation is the same for both devices, it’s a personal decision whether you want the SIM card and pay off your purchase in three years or two.
There is another warning. If you opt for the AT&T Pixel 6 model, you are limited to the Stormy Black color. Those who use the AT&T . Selecting Pixel 6 Pro can choose from Stormy Black and Cloudy White, so no Sorta Sunny.