Nexus 4 now on sale in the US Google Play Store (sold out?)

Nexus 4 now on sale in the US Google Play Store (sold out?)
We have been watching the release of the Nexus 4 around the world and the demand has been extraordinary. Now, the Nexus 4 is finally on sale in the Google Play Store in the US, so you'd better move fast if you want to buy one. Word has it that the Nexus 4 sold out in about 30 minutes when it went on sale in other parts of the world, like the UK. 

The Nexus 4 is Google's newest flagship Android device. It comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, a 1280 x 768 4.7" IPS display, a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB of RAM, an 8MP rear camera, a 1.3MP front camera, and other bells and whistles like induction charging, NFC, Bluetooth, etc. 

It is possible that Google has been saving stock for the USA, but we wouldn't bet on that. So, if you want a Nexus 4, just head over to the Google Play Store to grab yours:

The 8GB Nexus 4 will run you $299, or you can get the 16GB model for $349.

Update 1: Although the Nexus 4 is listed right now, we're running into errors in trying to actually purchase the device.
Update 2: Google has removed the Nexus 4 from the store, and it is back to the notification signup. 
Update 3: Word has it that through the mess of error messages and server crashes, enough people were able to purchase the Nexus 4 to have it sell out just 25 minutes after going on sale in the US. 

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Nexus 4
  • Display 4.7" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2100 mAh(15.3h talk time)

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54 Comments

1. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

sold out in 3, 2, 1..

2. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I got mine right off the bat. Been refreshing the page every 5 mins since 8am. lol the 16 gig is 387 with all taxes and shipping.. 2 day shipping. Hoping that its early enough that it ships out today and arrives tommorow. So.. I never got an email from Google about its launch.. why did we "sign up for updates" again? lol

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

That's too much time to spend on one product.

25. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I was also online till about 230am last night in hopes of a early morning release. Hey, you wierdos sit in front of iphone stores for days to get one. These things are selling out in minutes. At least I didnt have to leave the comfort of my office. I NEED a new phone, its not just about want. Had to beat the crowds.

32. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Once I sell my note, most likely going to pick up one. I was thinking about the note 2, but a part of me still wants a note 2. Very tough decision.

43. boss_king

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

hey i feel where u coming from i was haven a hard time thinking what should i get it really came down to stock android and fast updates note 2 has some ultimate features no manfac can rival so i made my mind i will get the nexus 10 tab and the note 2 maybe download the line grab a nexus 4 just to experience the hardware

36. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I'll be waiting form your feedback :D I want this phone too :3 cant wait for my "bring your phone " discount

47. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I've never stood in a crowded line for an iPhone. It still beats refreshing your computer all night since at least you'll have people to talk to in a line.

26. bvalde09

Posts: 191; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Too much time to spend on one product? So when there are people who make a long lineee sometimes camp outside a store thats not to much time?

48. Mxyzptlk unregistered

We aren't talking about the iPhone.

50. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

what's so difference with the iPhone.. In fact, this is the device everyone should line up for.. Not some elongated model that finally matched last year's specs..

41. rawkuss

Posts: 29; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Wonder if you said the same thing about the people who camped out for a couple days cheering about the Iphone 5.

45. crankyd00d

Posts: 191; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Get out of here man. For somebody who trash talks Android so much you sure comment on every single freaking Android news, seriously get a life first and only then say "That's too much time to spend"

49. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

at least we're spending it with some common sense (it's dirt cheap for unlock device) and in the comfort of our home in front of the computer.. Not spending days under the sun (and rain, and everything else mother nature throws) for overpriced gadget from yesteryear.. And yes, even Mother Nature has tried to warn you with the rain and stuff..

38. Snap123

Posts: 33; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Omg am i seeing this right...lol remixfa bought a phone that has a snapdragon processor.

53. dmckay12

Posts: 243; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I K R

3. jackhuny

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Not able to check out

4. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

its still showing that they are both in stock for me.. keep trying. the page has been wonky for the last hour or so

6. andreagaru214

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 11, 2011

When you checked out did it go past the "your purchase will complete momentarily" I'm stuck on that page. Already clicked accept and buy though. Do you receive conformation right away?

8. Aeires unregistered

Same for me, no email notification of purchase.

14. andreagaru214

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 11, 2011

I checked to see in my play account if it had successfully went through and it hadn't so I refreshed and it finally went through. I checked my bank statement to make sure.

13. Aeires unregistered

I'm still waiting for confirmation but I called my bank account and a debit for the amount of the phone was issued. Hopefully it was processed before they run out.

24. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I got confirmation right away because I clicked the order button at 1132 when I got back from making new coffee. It went in and out in like 10 seconds and had it ordered with confirmation email. helps that I have my CC on file with google play. just tapped like 2 or 3 buttons and it was ordered.

44. Aeires unregistered

I refreshed at 11:35, then started the order. Took me numerous tries and at one point I wasn't sure if I had bought two phones, or none. A guy on Android Police suggested checking into your Wallet account to check and it was confirmed for a purchase of 1 phone. Having my cc on file probably helped as well. I feel for the people who kept trying, I could tell the servers were taking massive traffic hits. I guess if someone as large as Google is having traffic issues, the popularity of this device must be massive. Gotta be a good sign for things to come in the Android camp.

5. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Let The Games Begin. *Bane Voice*

7. iNEVERTROLL

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I got a 16gb in my cart, did the payment with google wallet. Clicked on accept and buy right away... Still stuck since 5 minutes on "your purchase will complete momentarily" Got charged 2bucks on my credit card by google though, so it is good news! :D (no confirmation email yet)

9. gabe92

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

sold out of 16 gb

11. RAJordao

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

f**k...keeps givin error!

12. jackhuny

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

16G was in my cart but not able to checkout, now its out. Good job google...

16. gabe92

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

same thing happened to me :/

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