Google Pixel 2 Australia launch set for October 31

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were made official last week, and are on pre-order in a handful of countries. Australia is also among the first wave of markets that will get the new phones, and now we have some information related to their launch Down Under.

A leaked memo from Telstra, which is the exclusive Australian carrier partner for the new Pixels, as well as a screenshot from a JB HiFi group chat both confirm that the phones will go on sale in Australia starting October 31.

Pre-orders for the handsets are set to go live at Telstra starting October 20, and will come with free Google Home Mini. As for pricing, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL should start at AUD1,080 (around $845) and AUD1,400 (around $1,100), respectively.