Google surprised the hell out of everyone when it replenished stock of the Nexus 4 almost everywhere (and even able to fulfill orders as of the time of this writing). That particular device hasn’t been the only tricky one to get your hands on, though. Those looking for the Nexus 10 have also had a bit of trouble, though it looks like stock might be normalizing for that particular device, as well.
Both the 16GB and 32GB units are showing up as in-stock and shipping soon, with a 1-2 week waiting period between ordering and shipping. Folks might get lucky even with the waiting period as those who weren’t expecting the Nexus 4 for 1-2 weeks began to see shipment notifications right away.
Google has struggled to keep up with demand for its aggressively priced handsets and tablets ever since they’ve launched, though we’ve had a hard time putting our finger on why, exactly, that is. Rumors say Google’s initial order was ridiculously low, which indicates the company didn’t properly gauge demand ahead of launch. Whether or not that is true is something we’ll probably never get the answer to, but neither side of this equation — bet it Google or the manufacturers — was looking to do any finger pointing.
All is well that ends well, though. Head to the Play Store and order yourself a Nexus 10 if you’ve been desiring one, and be sure to get your hands on a Nexus 4 if you’ve been waiting on that — you never know how long they’re going to last this time.
- Device encryption requirements lifted
- Hands-on: HTC One M9 Help app
- 9 HTC One M9 Themes
- New Android Pay details arrive
- Check out the Nexus 10 forums, see the specs, or find news and reviews.
TAGS: Google Play Store, Nexus 10