Finally! Google Play ran out of stock of the Google Nexus 4, its new Nexus smartphone running Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean), in less than thirty minutes after the handset went live. After being unavailable for weeks, it now available again on the search giant’s online store.
The Nexus 4 went on sale again on Google Play at 5pm today. The 8GB version will set you back a mere £239, while the 16GB version will set you back £279. These are bargain prices for a handset sporting a 4.7-inch HD display and a quad-core processor that rivals today’s flagships such as the Samsung Galaxy S3. The Nexus 4 runs the latest version of Android, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
If you signed up for updates with Google Play, check your email. Google has sent emails to fans, informing them that it has replenished its stock.
Google was overwhelmed by the demand generated by the Nexus 4, which is why it was sold out in less than thirty minutes. We’re hoping Google Play doesn’t run out of stock again, since there are still a lot of Android fans who would want to get their hands on the smartphone.
We’re also hoping that the time it takes to deliver the smartphone will be faster than before. Previously, customers who successfully purchased the Nexus 4 had to wait as much as three weeks to get their hands on the smartphone.
The handset is also available via eBay, but at outrageously sky-high prices. One seller set the starting bid for the Nexus 4 at over £1000. The handset is also available at O2, but you’ll end up paying more than the handset is worth on Google Play.
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