T-Mobile running out of stock after $49.99 sale for the Google Nexus 4

T-Mobile running out of stock after $49.99 sale for the Google Nexus 4
The nation's fourth largest carrier is said to be running out of stock of the hard to find Google Nexus 4 after T-Mobile cut the price of the 16GB model of the phone to $49.99 with a signed two-year contract. That is a whopping $150 discount from the usual price and the sale price is good until February 18th.  The $49.99 sale price is good for purchases made online only, and undercuts the $349 price that Google charges for the same model, although T-Mobile's price requires the buyer to get tied up with the carrier for two years. For those who don't want a contract, T-Mobile charges $499.

On Thursday, we told you that the latest figures from XDA forum member draugaz showed 1 million Google Nexus 4 models had been sold since launch and that production of the phone has jumped up from 70,000 units in November to over 550,000 last month. Those estimates were obtained by plugging the IMEI number, unique for each individual unit of a phone, into a  website which would return a code that could determine when and where that unit was produced.

T-Mobile just refilled its shelves with the device at the end of last month and 10 days later, it is almost all gone. The phone had been seeing heavy demand anyway, but offering it for $49.99 surely took demand over the top at T-Mobile.

source: T-Mobile via Slashgear

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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)



1. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Still charging $550 for a $350 phone huh?

2. papss unregistered

Nexus 4 is so sexy... Too bad there is no LTE

3. firelightx

Posts: 71; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

Literally the only thing keeping me from buying is the lack of Verizon availability. Want it so bad...

5. nexusalltheway

Posts: 69; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

me too

4. jsdechavez

Posts: 818; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Will these still sell like this without subsidies? Oh I don't think so. But this will be cheaper by the hundreds than the iPhone5 so it might sell more.

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