Press Release | 07 May 2024

New Google Pixel 8a now available to pre-order with Vodafone

Customers can make an instant and guaranteed saving of up to £672 when trading in a Google Pixel 7 Pro.

  • The Google Pixel 8a is available to pre-order now on Vodafone’s reliable, award-winning network* from £22 a month** (£20 upfront cost) when customers trade in a Google Pixel 7 Pro.
  • With 3-36 months 0% APR contracts on Vodafone EVO, customers can get the latest smartphones in a flexible and affordable way that suits them best.
  • All smartphones on Vodafone EVO now come with the UK’s only Lifetime Service Promise – with Battery Refresh and Lifetime Warranty included at no extra cost, meaning phones last longer with Vodafone.
  • Customers who purchase the Google Pixel 8a can claim a free Asus Chromebook Flip C214, worth £299.99, exclusively through Vodafone.

The new Google Pixel 8a is now available to pre-order on Vodafone’s reliable, award-winning network, with customers able to make a guaranteed saving of up to £672 when they trade in a Google Pixel 7 Pro. Only Vodafone’s Trade-in Tool, available in the My Vodafone app, provides new and existing customers with an instant, guaranteed value for their trade-in device. They can use this value as an instant saving on a new Airtime Plan or towards their existing Phone Plan, helping them upgrade more affordably.

The latest devices from Google are available with Vodafone EVO, the smart way to buy a new smartphone. The flexible mobile offering lets customers get their new device at a monthly price that suits them best. Customers can decide how much they want to pay upfront for their new smartphone, as well as choose the length of their phone plan – anything from 3-36 months, interest-free. EVO customers can also take advantage of flexible upgrades, allowing them to get a new phone from just three months into their plan.

Vodafone EVO: Everything you need to know

The newest Pay Monthly mobile plans from Vodafone are not only highly flexible, they’re also brimming with benefits. And they put you in control. Here’s a breakdown of every single one.

Every phone purchased on Vodafone EVO now comes with the UK’s only Lifetime Service Promise. This market-leading offering provides customers with Battery Refresh and Lifetime Warranty, at no extra cost. Customers benefit from free battery health checks and replacements for up to three years with Battery Refresh. Meanwhile, Lifetime Warranty covers device repairs against manufacturer faults for as long as customers have a Pay Monthly Airtime Plan, meaning phones last longer with Vodafone.

Those who order a new Google Pixel 8a by 31 May 2024 can claim a free Asus Chromebook Flip C214 worth £299.99, exclusively through Vodafone.

Five great reasons to order the new Google Pixel 8a today with Vodafone EVO: 

  • Save up to £672 with Vodafone’s Trade-in Guarantee – new and existing customers can get an instant, guaranteed saving of up to £672 when they trade in a Google Pixel 7 Pro using the Trade-in Tool in the My Vodafone app.
  • Ultimate flexibility – interest-free phone contracts from 3-36 months, flexible upfront costs, and upgrades as early as three months into the plan.
  • The UK’s only Lifetime Service Promise – every phone comes with Battery Refresh and Lifetime Warranty at no extra cost, helping phones last longer with Vodafone.
  • Vodafone’s reliable, award-winning network* – customers can rely on Vodafone’s award-winning network to keep them connected to the people and things that matter. Recently awarded London’s Best Network by NET CHECK***.
  • Award-winning loyalty and perks – weekly discounts and giveaways via VeryMe Rewards. Customers can even gift selected rewards to a friend.

Google Pixel 8a can be pre-ordered from £22 a month** (£20 upfront cost). Price based on a 36-month Phone Plan (£11 a month) and 8GB 24-month Airtime Plan (£11 a month).

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Notes to Editors

*Reliable, award-winning network: The UK relies on Vodafone as a network provider as it: i) powers critical national infrastructure and 77% of emergency services, ii) has coverage in 99% of UK homes, iii) covers 96% of the UK and iv) has won numerous awards. See full details and awards on our Network page.

**Monthly price shown, plus any out of bundle costs, will increase each April by the Consumer Price Index rate published in January of that year + an additional 3.9%: If you have a Device Plan, this will not affect your monthly Device Plan payments. Minimum term agreement, credit check, eligibility and terms apply.

***London’s Best Network: Based on the NET CHECK 2023 Benchmark measurement report of mobile networks in Greater London. Tested with latest commercially available equipment, on drive and walk tests, on four mobile networks, from April – May 2023. The NET CHECK trademark is used under license and with permission. Details of the test.

Gift with Purchase (Asus Chromebook Flip C214): Buy a new Google Pixel 8a from Vodafone between 7 May 2024 and 31 May 2024 inclusive and receive an Asus Chromebook Flip C214MA. Participants must submit a claim for the Promotion Reward between 14-30 days after purchase by visiting and filling in the claim form. To redeem this offer, visit for full terms and conditions. Participants must be 18 or older and have a delivery address in the United Kingdom. Max 2 per household. The total number of Promotion Rewards is limited to 3000 units which will be issued to the first 3000 valid claims.

Vodafone EVO: Lets you select a Monthly Device Plan Credit Agreement (3-36 months) with a Monthly Airtime Plan. The device price will be the same whatever you choose. Device Plans over 12 months require a 24-month Monthly Airtime Plan. You can pay off your Device Plan early. If you do, you can then keep your Airtime Plan on a 30-day contract or leave. If your Airtime Plan ends for any reason, you will need to keep on paying your Monthly Device Plan (either in full or monthly). Terms.

UK’s only Lifetime Service Promise: Vodafone is the only network that offers both i) Lifetime Warranty, which covers your phone for manufacturer defects provided you have an active Pay Monthly Airtime Plan, and ii) Battery Refresh, which offers phone battery health checks & required replacements for up to 3 years. Terms & conditions apply.

Lifetime Warranty: Is an extended warranty covering manufacturer’s defects (on phones purchased via Vodafone directly), provided you have an active Pay Monthly Airtime Plan. Excludes damaged and tampered phones. Terms and conditions apply.

Battery Refresh: Replaces your phone’s battery if it fails one of the Battery Refresh Tool tests. Available for up to three years depending on your plan. On phones purchased via Vodafone directly. Excludes damaged and tampered phones.Terms and conditions apply.

Upgrade from month three: Means a) buying a new Device Plan (which is a credit agreement) and Xtra Plan (which is an Airtime Plan) and b) either (i) paying off the remaining amount on your current Device Plan prior to upgrading, or (ii) paying for your current Device Plan along with your new Device Plan. Subject to credit check, eligibility & terms.

Finance subject to status and credit checks. 18 +. Direct debit required.

Vodafone Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for consumer credit lending and insurance distribution activity (Financial Services Register No. 712210). Registered in England and Wales. Company No 01471587. Registered Office: Vodafone House, The Connection, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2FN.

About Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK is a technology communications company that connects people, businesses and devices to help our customers benefit from digital innovation. Our services span mobile, fixed-line connections, home and office broadband, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

We have a strong track record as a tech pioneer, making the UK’s first mobile phone call, sending the first text message, and making the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G in 2018. We were the first to start carrying live 5G traffic from a site in Salford, Greater Manchester and now have 5G in locations across Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain as well as the UK. Meanwhile, our 4G network coverage currently reaches over 99% of the UK population.

Today, Vodafone serves more than 18 million mobile and fixed-line customers in the UK. Vodafone is the largest provider of full fibre in the UK – our superfast broadband services are now available to nearly 12 million homes across the UK.

Sustainability is also at the heart of what we do: as of 1 July 2021, 100% of the grid electricity we use in the UK is certified to be from renewable sources.

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