Are more Google Nexus 4 orders about to get shipped?

Are more Google Nexus 4 orders about to get shipped?
Some of those who have pre-ordered the Google Nexus 4 have noticed a few changes in their credit card order status. First, we'd like to point out that these orders date back to late November which means it has been a long wait for these poor souls. Day after day, they checked into their account at the Google Play Store only to find no change and no clue as to when their eagerly awaited phone might ship.

On Thursday though, there were some changes. Some reported a new pending charge on their credit card when they checked into their Google Play Store account, while the date on the account page updated to December 27th. The change in credit card status occured for those who ordered both the 8GB and 16GB models, and not everyone waiting on the phone has had their status updated.

While a change in credit card status is far from definitive proof that the phone is shipping, after weeks of no changes to these accounts, it does seem that there is progress in the right direction. And yes, if you ordered the unit as a gift, it will be a belated holiday present. But when you think about what you have ordered and how much you are paying without having to get locked up for two-years, all of the headaches and heartaches just seem to melt away, don't they.

Meanwhile, the Nexus Availability Checker app we told you about on Thursday, continues to show all devices and accessories as being sold out.

source: AndroidCentralForum

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Nexus 4
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 2100 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop



25. sampaniagua12

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 30, 2012

Well, I got an email from Google Store with a UPS tracking number, but I am trying to track the item and UPS hasnt updated yet. My order was placed on Dec 2. I hope I get it soon.

24. sampaniagua12

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 30, 2012

I'd placed my order on Dec the 2nd, and I havent received my tracking number or any update from google, since there are people who placed orders on the 1st and they already got their tracking number, when do you guys this I am gonna get mine?

23. djripster

Posts: 141; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

received shipment information for my Nexus 4 16GB today... Ordered on November 28th

21. housry23

Posts: 136; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

I ordered mine on launch day, got the 3 week backorder email and received my phone on the 27th or 28th of November. It's an amazing phone for the price! I've owned an s3, both AT&T version and International version, and the Nexus 4 blows it away! Of course, this is just my opinion and everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but I love stock Android. I hate Touchwiz, Sense and any other skinned version of Android. I did like the GS3, but I preferred my Galaxy Nexus over it. I don't mind low storage because I use Google Play Music and upload my pics to Dropbox or Box(free 50GB box account with the Nexus 4!!!) and I found a sweet app yesterday that will make a nandroid backup and upload it to Dropbox or Google Drive so it's not on your phone. Freed up a lot of space that way. Out of 13GB total, I still have 7.75GB left. I could've gotten away with the 8GB version lol! If you don't like the phone...good for you. I love it and so do a lot of people. To those of you waiting, you will love it when you get it, and won't believe you only paid $350 for it off contract.

22. pawan0

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

...I love Nexus 4 too ... i'll get it on Dec 31th.. very excited!!! ^_^ new year present!!!

17. pawan0

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

...MY Nexus 4 (16GB) has been shipped today (Dec 28th) :D !!! ...and i got my UPS tracking no. and i expect to receive it on Dec 31th ^_^ .... I had placed an order on December 1st .

16. unDru

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

'Twas a Happy Christmas for me. :) Ordered on the 4th of December via Google Play UK. I accepted the fact that I'll probably get the phone later for the holidays. Fortunately, I got it on time! 24th of December past lunch time! Thumbs up for Google and the Nexus 4! :D :D :D

15. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Maybe this means there will be more in stock soon? Please, Google? :) Don't forget about the 10 either.

14. denney

Posts: 98; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

If you have ordered a Nexus 4 and have yet to receive it, email google. I ordered 2 Nexus 4s on November 27th, one 8gb and one 16gb. I emailed google with a general question about billing on December 15th, on the 17th they gave me confirmation that my order had been shipped, I received my phones on tuesday decmeber 18th at 9:30pm mst, one interesting thing is that they sent me 2 16gig nexus 4s instead of what I had paid for. Just due to the way this played out, I think google is expediting orders for people that inquire about their orders via email, and they may cut corners (such as sending a 16gig in leiu of a backordered 8gig) to get you your order to keep you from bitching.

13. TMach unregistered

Prefer the build quality of the N4 over the S3 anyday plus don't even get me started on Touchwiz/Nature UI...jeez! Bought mine from Carphonewarehouse albeit at a £100 premium over Google's price but worth it and loving it. Only gripe from me is limited 16gb memory. On a related tack, Google really needs to kick LG's ass to match demand and manufacture these handsets, what a mistake using LG has been. Next Google phone should be produced by either Sony or HTC although I would settle for Motorola subject to design input from someone else preferably Sony! Haw, just let Sony build the thing and they can take my hard earned cash!!

19. droiddomination

Posts: 203; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

touchwiz wizs all over stock android. the n4 is buggy as sheet with a sucky camera. back glass scratches very easy also wifi radio has issues. lg cannot put it all together smoothly like sammy and htc. just sayin my experience. instant updates and price r not good enough reasons to buy this half baked phone.

20. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I like sony devices, I have a Walkman Z and JUST got an Xperia Tablet S and I'm floored by the build quality WOW, damn shame I'm with Verizon and Sony hasn't made much for us other than the Xperia Play. I like Motorola too, but I have to admit the Xyboards I've played with are no match for the epic beauty and power of the Xperia tablet S, I am VERY impressed however with the lapdock and webtop feature of the RAZR, my internet is down for the time being and am using it as a computer DAMN impressive!

12. droiddomination

Posts: 203; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

N4 sux compared to s3 I had one. Traded it.

11. Aeires unregistered

Worth the wait, best phone I've ever owned.

10. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Im so happy finally my phone is gonna get ship

8. freebee269

Posts: 543; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

what? no comment in the article to point the low production of this device that has people waiting for their orders like phonearena was quick to point out with the lumia 920 over and over? or the low supply making it seem like the google nexus 4 has high demand? of course not. cant say anything negative towards google or android. the bias is strong.

18. tedkord

Posts: 17544; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I'm pretty sure it isn't low production. It took me over five hours to order it online. That was with near constant screen refreshed. Demand is very strong for this phone. You don't have to like it, but you do have to live with it.

6. tedkord

Posts: 17544; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Got the 16gb for my son for Christmas. I didn't want to commit to a contact for his first phone. The T-mobile $30/month plan with 100 minutes talk send unlimited data/text is perfect. Tested at home, was getting 7-9Mbps down, only 1-2Mbps up. Not bad at all. Its a damned nice phone. If it weren't for the lack of storage, I'd choose it over my SGS3. Beautiful screen, fluid, smooth operation.

7. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

nice report :)

5. hf199

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Who cares at this point! We'll be talking about BB10 before you know it and this will be old if LTE becomes available than that's a game changer.

4. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

sorry guys, this was said to be a long ride.......Glad some things are moving along now for you :)

3. ceepyou

Posts: 69; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

I received my tracking number for my 16GB this morning as well. One month after the 11/27 order. My guess is we should all be seeing our phones no later than Wednesday. Fingers crossed for Tuesday!

2. nwright94 unregistered

Hopefully all who ordered gets theirs soon. I know how agonizing it is waiting for a phone to come in the mail haha


Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

I received my tracking number from Google this morning for my 8gb. My order was placed on Nov 27.

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