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That was quick: Nexus 4 sells out in U.K. Play Store in 30 minutes

That was quick: Nexus 4 sells out in U.K. Play Store in 30 minutes
The Nexus 4 is clearly the best value money can buy by a long shot. There is no competition in sight at its price point and you don't need much other proof besides the fact that Google sold out of its initial Nexus 4 devices in 30 minutes after it launched on the U.K. Play Store.

Not just that, many users trying to place an order had problems with the Devices section in the Play Store, and on their second attempt the coveted Nexus 4 was already out of stock in both its versions.

The Nexus 4 phone is a 4.7-inch device packed with the best hardware out there: a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chip, the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and an 8-megapixel camera.

The Nexus 10 32GB has also obviously sold out now, while the 16GB one is still in stock, but it could have well sold out in minutes as well.

Same story in Australia: the Nexus 4 and 10 have now sold out there as well.

While we are waiting for the Nexus 4 and 10 to launch in the United States, we would definitely keep on hitting the refresh button on the Play Store often, hoping to be able to place an order before it sells out.

We don't know whether it is tight supply or the huge demand, but it seems that Google is right on the money with its latest devices.

source: Google Play Store

That was quick: Nexus 4 sells out in U.K. Play Store in 30 minutes

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posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:26 2

1. mydi.maus (unregistered)


that means no more nexus 4 for u.s ,,,hahaha

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:05 10

11. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1236; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


no its just the stock for UK...and whats to laugh about (besides you) ahahahahaha :)

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:10 4

13. wendygarett (unregistered)


If you think it can't sell well because of LG, you are wrong!!!

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:33 4

18. MeoCao (unregistered)


This is genius move by Google.

Google Play lags behind competition b-c people are too lazy to open an account with Play Store (with credit card info of course).

And now people flock in, they each have to open an account, give all the info only for a "CHANCE" to buy the greatest thing.

Genius!

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:29

2. Retro-touch (Posts: 273; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


could be a marketing strategy, overload from idiots lurking (refreshing continually) waiting to buy as soon as its available or Google just underestimated demand, either way best to wait a bit. Heard people saying the add to cart button reappears from time to time

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:07 4

12. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1236; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


And people were skeptical as LG was making the hardware...Its a Nexus for cryin out loud...Its gonna sell baby no matter what!

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:20

24. MeoCao (unregistered)


LG phones always have good specs, but the design and software are not the best to put it mildly.

Hopefully after Nexus 4 LG has learned new skills in phone design and will make better phones next year.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 08:40

44. JunitoNH (Posts: 1896; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


Yeah they took a page from Apple, they probably only had one hundred devices in stock.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:40 15

3. MeoCao (unregistered)


At this price no need for any "strategy" mate

any fool knows this thing is sweet.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:51 1

27. blingblingthing (Posts: 538; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


Exactly. At this price, android and those specs. Why should you not buy this device? Same as the nexus 7.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:45 13

4. shuaibhere (Posts: 1986; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


Nexus series is becoming as popular as galaxy series!!!!!!

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:01

8. dickwyn (Posts: 621; Member since: 07 May 2012)


i think they sold out so fast because the intital supply should be not that much

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:14 9

14. carlosechev07 (Posts: 39; Member since: 16 Oct 2012)


They sold faster than Nokia Lumia 920... LOL... hahahaha...

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:23 6

16. shuaibhere (Posts: 1986; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


What ever it is.....nexus is considered as hot brand now....

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 07:34

34. MeoCao (unregistered)


The size of the first batch is not that important, the reaction of people is.

Play Store was overwhelmed by traffic,

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:49

5. bloodline (Posts: 706; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


FFS ARHRGGH

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:53 2

6. jstahl (Posts: 79; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


Junk phone. This phone is dead on arrival vs iPhone . iPhone 5 trumps all phones specs wise, not to mention it's running on much more refined iOS.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:01 11

7. G3Sidhu (Posts: 5; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


i have no words for your bulls#!t........

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 17:29

50. someones4 (Posts: 625; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


The mind control chip is working it seems.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:02 7

9. angelesmec (unregistered)


Much refined iOS meaning better than older iOS versions but still not as good as Android can offer. Also iOS is so restricted.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:32 6

17. gabe92 (Posts: 27; Member since: 25 Oct 2012)


your a joke @jstahl

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:06 1

23. jstahl (Posts: 79; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


Why? Just because I'm well informed and speak the truth? Forget the software, iPhone 5 hardware trumps all phones out there in the market.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:56 1

29. blingblingthing (Posts: 538; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


Really, please explain the results of the HTML 5 test between the iPhone 5 and galaxy s3?

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:56

30. BadAssAbe (Posts: 456; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)


Not even apple fanboys want to be seen with you much less agree with you LOL
NO Thumbs up for you LMFAO

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:34 3

25. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)


"iPhone 5 hardware trumps all phones out there in the market"

iPhone 5 has dual core, Nexus 4 has quad core
Both has the same megapixel on camera
Nexus 4 has larger resolution & bigger battery
the idea of A6 is more likely to copy S4 custom architecture

"not to mention it's running on much more refined iOS"

i wouldn't call an OS that looks the same since 2007 refined. WP is exciting for its uniqueness, android has a lot of changes in a short period of time. that's what people call refined. iOS is no slouch but it's just getting boring

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 07:39

35. darkkjedii (Posts: 22044; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


I wouldn't say trumps, but the iPhone 5 is a beast like the N4, gs3, and one x better than those phones tho? I'd say not, and yes I have an ip5.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 09:23 1

47. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


watch the market share of ifoooooon fall :)

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:04 2

10. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


Oh look, the fail device is not selling

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 07:23

33. Aeires (unregistered)


Apparently 6 people don't understand sarcastic humor. +1 for you.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 07:59

37. galokjai (Posts: 36; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


people who buy Apple products are serious and have no humor...LMAO

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