Google are set to drop the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 31. Even though there may be a few issues with those screens, the Pixel 2 looks to be a quality phone with excellent software and a powerful camera. But jumping on the Google-train with Telstra's contract options doesn't come cheap - so is it better to buy the phone outright and get a prepaid plan?

Here’s the cheapest way to grab a Pixel 2.