That was quick: Nexus 4 sells out in U.K. Play Store in 30 minutes
posted by Victor H. / Nov 13, 2012, 4:19 AM
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
Google Nexus 4 OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2 View Full specs
- 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)
Google Nexus 10 OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2 View Full specs
- Display 10.1" 2560 x 1600 pixels
- Camera 5 MP / 1.9 MP front
- Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Dual, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
- Storage 32 GB
- Battery 9000 mAh
that means no more nexus 4 for u.s ,,,hahaha
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 4:26 AM 2
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no its just the stock for UK...and whats to laugh about (besides you) ahahahahaha :)
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 5:05 AM 10
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 Nov 13, 2012, 5:33 AM 4
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 Nov 13, 2012, 4:29 AM 0
Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 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 Nov 13, 2012, 5:07 AM 4
At this price no need for any "strategy" mate any fool knows this thing is sweet.
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 4:40 AM 15
Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012
Nexus series is becoming as popular as galaxy series!!!!!!
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 4:45 AM 13
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i think they sold out so fast because the intital supply should be not that much
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 5:01 AM 0
Posts: 79; Member since: Sep 03, 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 Nov 13, 2012, 4:53 AM 2
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your a joke @jstahl
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 5:32 AM 6
Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 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 Nov 13, 2012, 6:34 AM 3
Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010
Oh look, the fail device is not selling
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 5:04 AM 2
Apparently 6 people don't understand sarcastic humor. +1 for you.
posted on Nov 13, 2012, 7:23 AM 0
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