Google Revamps Fi with Free Trial, Free Phones, Free Smartwatch Service
Apr 20, 2023, 9:48 AM by Rich Brome
Google today announced a number of changes to its Google Fi wireless service, now known as Google Fi Wireless. All plans now "include, at no extra cost, full connectivity for compatible smartwatches like the Pixel Watch and Samsung watches". The company also now offers a free seven-day trial via eSIM. As with recent free trial offers from other carriers, its requires a phone that can activate a second line via eSIM, allowing the user to keep their existing line during the trial. By default, Google will automatically start paid service at the end of the trial, but users can cancel at any time. Google is also now offering new customers (or new lines on a family plan) a free phone worth up to $449 via 24 monthly bill credits. This covers the cost of a Google Pixel 6a, Samsung A14 5G, or moto g power (2022), for example. Google has also updated the Fi Android app to let parents control a list of contacts that their kids are allowed to communicate with. Finally, the pricing of the Simply Unlimited plans has been tweaked slightly, to now be a flat $80/month total for 2–4 users. This is effectively only a change for families of three, which previously paid $75/month.
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