Nexus 4 now available (again) from the Google Play Store, did you get yours? [Update 2: Ships in 4-5 weeks]


Update 2: Google has placed a banner notice on the Play Store informing customers that the Nexus 4 is in fact not sold out, however high traffic is creating issues with the ordering process. The phone is indeed listed as available for purchase, but it’s definitely worth noting that the shipping time is now listed as 4 to 5 weeks, which isn’t much better than being completely sold out in the first place.

Update: Yes, the Nexus 4 is once again sold out. It took all of about a minute, from the sound of things. Add in an overloaded Play Store that has created headaches for those trying to check out and today’s re-launch of the Nexus 4 has gone off no more smoothly than the first.

Some users are still reporting the ability to add the phone to their shopping cart after spending some time refreshing the page, but there is no guarantee you will make it through the whole process. And at this point any successful purchases could soon be greeted with a backorder notice.

Note to Google: get it together, guys!


After two grueling weeks, the Nexus 4 is once again available from the Google Play Store. The Android 4.2 flagship starts at $299 for the 8GB model. The 16GB version is $349. So why are you still reading this? We’ll wait while you go order yours.

Back? It’s been quite the wait for those folks who missed out on their chance to pick up the phone on its November 13th launch date. As we’re all too well aware, the phone sold out in mere minutes after going on sale at 9AM PST. Google hasn’t made any guarantees about how many devices will be available to ship today, but hopefully they have a bit more stock than the first run. It’s also worth checking to see if the official bumper case is back in stock.

We’re eager to hear about the experience of our readers making a second go at picking up the Nexus 4. The initial launch was plagued with Google Play bugs that resulted in the device being oversold and some buyers being notified later that their handsets were on backorder. So who got one? Was it a painless experience or were there any unexpected complications?

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  1. Mine is still saying sold out.

  2. Refreshing like mad here…still ‘Sold Out’

    1. people like you are the friggin problem

  3. F it all!

  4. I tried to order and got an error that said “due to high demand we are not able to process your order”, or something along those lines. Tried again and now it’s saying sold out.

    1. Same thing happened to me three times in a row. Now it says sold out again. I’m feeling pretty jaded from it.

  5. Was there for a minute or two. And sold out again.

  6. Never had a chance. Sold out in less than a minute.

  7. annnnnd sold out

    1. nevermind

      1. and sold out again

  8. I ordered mine in Nov 13 at 8:56a. Mine still hasn’t shipped despite numerous emails sayig it wil ship SOMETIME. Order with caution, its a pre-order dont expect it to ship anytime soon.

  9. lol…1 minute. i had it in my cart and it disappeared when i tried to checkout. pathetic. it even said ships within 4-5 weeks. they don’t even have it in stock.

  10. it still says sold out on my comp

  11. had 2 in my cart in less than 30s after 3:00pm ET and before 3:01 they were sold out and i got an error saying my cart could not be processed. Bush league.

    1. It’s there now

    2. Oops, we had trouble processing your request. We’re working on fixing the issue. Please try again later.

    3. For sum reason if you uncheck the link to my Google account box it worked fine. Happened on the first launch too

  12. Keeps saying “Sold Out”. Just a minute ago I got the “Add to Cart” option, clicked it, and it gave the infamous “Oops there was an error adding it to cart” or whatever. Now it’s back to being “Sold Out”. :-

    1. Same here

    2. Same issue here :-(

    3. how terrible right. current mood angry.

  13. i was able to add to cart 3 times and when going to the next page, it said my cart was empty, not its saying sold out.

  14. 4 times they kicked it out of my cart

  15. Due to high demand you can’t check out … or some crap. Awesome.

    edit: Wow so I get through and place an order to my APO address and it finalizes the order and then moments later sends an email saying they can’t send to an APO. Would have been nice to know as I would have selected a state-side address. Now I can’t get through.

    1. I got the same exact error

    2. Yeah and this exactly same complaint was made last time it was for sale.. . they obviously didn’t pick up on it and change it.

  16. Well it sold out within a minute, and the bumper was never in stock. This is great. I’m still waiting for mine to ship from the initial release.

  17. Was logged into the site @ 1159am ready to go. Showed avaialable, added to cart wouldnt let me check out. Went back to retry and said sold out. Fail.

  18. It shows out of stock, was it back in stock really?

  19. 8 GB model came back just now….

  20. sold out again…

  21. still showing sold out for me

  22. Wow. I’m still on backorder but they seriously didn’t have enough stock to keep it live for more than a minute or two; totally insane. I really want to see the bumper and wireless charger also…

  23. I ordered mine with LTE/CDMA. I chose this phone while considering fierce competitors like the GS3, RAZR M, and iPhone 5 all which support this functionality.

    It has not arrived yet.

    1. Where exactly did you come by this option? O_o

  24. This thing sold out in literally 1 minute (time it took me from the check out screen to sign on to my google account :( )

    1. I am actually stock on the check out screen (due to high volume!)

      1. SUCCESS!!!

        1. Lucky bastard! Nicely done

        2. Did you keep on clicking the gray Proceed button?

  25. It’s allowing me to put one in a cart… i got one from the initial release, just testing… Keep trying ppl!

  26. By my scientific estimates Google had 12, 16GB units in stock and 13, 8GB units in stock. lol Holy Smokes that was a fast sell out!! High Demand or Low Supply? Probably Both. At this rate, I honestly don’t know if the N4 will ever just be IN Stock on a regular basis.

    1. Yea… screw this phone, its not worth my time anymore.

      1. Razr i anyone??? c’mon, it has a micro sd slot ;)))

      2. i am totally happy with my gs3.

  27. same crappy experience, it’s in my shopping cart but I can’t proceed due to high demand

  28. Got it in my cart now. But I’m getting the “Due to high demand, your order could not be processed. Please try again later” message. -_-

    1. I got the same exact error

  29. Sold out. Tried for 10 minutes. Google’s system crashed yet again. It’s really uncool.

  30. I never thought I would hit refresh so many times with hopes of snagging a bumper. The Google store looks just as overwhelmed as it did the first time around.

  31. Added the phone to my cart but I keep getting a message I can’t proceed due to high demand.

  32. 16 GB came back, too. Then it wouldn’t add to my cart. Then errors. Then 2 phones were in my cart. Then I couldn’t buy either and the cart emptied. Then one was back in and Google recommended I buy a bumper with it (sold out, checking the bumper emptied the cart).

    They’ve had time to fix this. What 13-fingered comedian has been put in charge of the Google Store?!

  33. Refreshed at 2:59, Nexus 4 wasn’t there.
    Refreshed at 3:00, Nexus 4 was there, added to cart.
    Due to high demand my order could not be processed.
    Continued trying until the phone disappeared from my cart.
    Re-added phone to cart, still could not process.
    Repeated over and over for 3 minutes until the Nexus 4 was sold out.

    Kinda mad =P Trying to decide what I’ll do now. I don’t want to pay extra to get one from a T Mobile store and don’t want stay with Sprint anymore.

    *edit* Sometimes it’s still showing in stock, so still a tiny bit of hope!

    1. Mine just went through! I had it in my cart and kept clicking Proceed until it worked. Don’t refresh your cart, if it shows the Nexus in there just keep clicking Proceed!

      Also, even if you still have the yellow error message about your order not going through, it still submits a request so keep clicking.

      1. ^^^ bump this, its actually helpful information

      2. Nice! I did this, and kept pressing Proceed quickly, and it went through within 45 minutes. Woot!

      3. Yeah, just keep hitting the proceed button even when it’s grey, or some people hold down the enter key?

        I was hitting the refresh button after the message, after a few times of that my cart would be empty. I just hit the proceed button over and over, within ten seconds the order went through.

        1. wish i had paid attention to this 3 hours ago lol it really works

          1. Yeah that’s what worked for me, just holding down the enter key.
            Strange the only way to order this phone was basically to DOS attack them with requests lol, Very bad ecommerce design, and unfortunately the fact that this was the only thing that seemed to work probably contributed to their problems.

    2. I just got my order for the 16GB. Keep trying!

  34. Now I’m having an issue where it keeps disappearing from my cart and I have to keep adding it. God!!!!

  35. I’m pissed its saying sold out and i just had the thing in my cart at 3:01pm WTF

  36. Google fails again. I bet you Apple wouldn’t fail to launch a phone twice.

    1. Palm and Toys R Us wouldn’t have failed like this either.

      1. I think everyone is severely underestimating the demand for this phone.

        1. We may just never know, considering how secretive Google likes to be about this stuff.

        2. I agree. This is the first Nexus phone that I have had some of my non-techie friends ask about. I think the Nexus 7 has gotten some regular people knowledgeable about Nexus devices, and they surely can see the obvious cost advantages.

        3. The nexus branding is reaching past the more demanding geeky user base for the first time because google is actually doing large amount of TV air time. Compare the amount of nexus commercials for 3 devices now vs 12 months ago for GN only. Still think google was being conservative with production of these devices.

    2. they didnt fail the site is just freaking out b/c all of the other devs are sold out too

    3. Would you rather wait in a line for 6 hours or just sit at your computer?

  37. I would honestly like to know what percentage of their inventory they’re giving to carriers who are turning around and trying to parlay a contract out of it, or selling it for $500… a tad ironic considering I thought Google was originally trying to break the carrier death grip with the release of the original N1.

  38. I was able to finally add the 16 GB to cart and order it after 7 or 8 minutes of refreshing. Got the confirmation email and everything. It says it’ll be shipping in 1-2 weeks. I certainly don’t believe that, but I have a Lumia 920 in the meantime so no biggie, haha.

  39. Had one in the cart within one minute, and then error. lol.

  40. Did anybody actually get it?

    1. I got mine. But I have google wallet. So I didn’t have to enter any billing information. One click and it was purchased.

      1. Exactly. I set up Google Wallet back on the 13th so I could get through the process with as few clicks as possible. Didn’t get one the 13th, but got one today. Once it hit my cart, just jammed on PROCEED until it actually proceeded, errors and gray box be damned.

    2. I know it’s a lot of comments to read through, but I think I only saw 2 or 3 that claimed to have actually completed the purchase

  41. And now…it once again disappeared from my cart and it’s back to being “Sold Out”. Thank God I took multiple screenshots of it when it was in my cart. Time to call Google Play and scream at them.

  42. Yup. Sold out. I guess the phone gods just don’t want me to have this phone.

  43. Sold out again. Google is a joke.

  44. I am keeping a eye and getting ready to battle it out in Canada

  45. This second attempt at a sale is just as much a disaster as the first…

    1. In my cart, can’t process request, the item has been removed from your cart because it is unavailable, sold out, add to cart, oops can’t process request…and repeat…

  46. well, now it says “ships soon” with shipping in 1-2 weeks. lol, now sold out again. what a rollercoaster.

  47. Ok now it once again says “Add to Cart”, I add it to my cart but it takes me to “https://play.google.com/store/cart?costatus=INVALID_REQUEST” and tells me ”
    Items in Your Cart
    Oops, we had a problem with your request. Please try again.
    Your cart is currently empty.”

    1. Yeah, it takes a bit to get it to work. I got it to work after 3 tries.

  48. Crashed again. Go f’n figure

  49. every single device says sold out so i think its errors

  50. How can the biggest data company in the world be so bad at selling 1 item on ecommerce?!?!? WHY!!!!

  51. lol i got through order placed for 8gb version.

  52. Did anyone actually order their phone today ?

    1. I got through for 2. Got a receipt and everything. Something tells me I’ll be getting a cancellation notice though.

  53. Huge fail GOOGLE.. its pretty embarrassing at this point.

  54. same here, they took it out of my shopping cart like 5 times

  55. Bull$#!+ I got the buy page SIX times and I got and error that it was never put into my cart. The TWO times it did, I got this error: Cart Updated: The following items have been removed from your cart because they are currently unavailable.
    Nexus 4 (16GB)

  56. Two weeks, zero lessons learned. Terrible. How is it even possible for them to screw up the same thing again.

  57. It’s still available; just refresh the page. Same glitch as before…

  58. 25 minutes of refreshing and I finally got one to stick in my cart long enough for the “Proceed” button to work. Order placed!! And Google, you suck at selling popular stuff.

  59. I dont think I’ll ever buy another nexus device now. I had it like 3 times, hit proceed, kicked me out. F you Google. You wasted 2 weeks of my life now.

    Edit: I had it in my cart like 20 times, every SINGLE time I hit proceed – error.

  60. Was anyone able to actually get an order in? Please let us know.

    1. i got thru. order 8gb.

    2. I had a 16gb in but it failed to mention before checkout that i couldn’t use a PO box. Awesome. I would have just changed the address, oh well. It confirmed then immediately cancelled.

    3. THIS GUY

      Alvin Nguyen • 11 minutes ago

      I gave up after 12:01 BUT If you keep refreshing until you see add in cart. Keep clicking proceed until it goes through. Mine went through and I purchased the 16GB at 12:20. WOOT! :]

  61. Did anyone get through? IT sounds like we all had the same error, and I see no success.

  62. Got thru..HALLELUJAH

  63. Just be honest google. “Due to our inability to run an ecommerce solution, your device could not be processed. We can’t fix it because we have only 1 guy working on it… thats all the resources we want to allocate to this situation. Go F yourself”

  64. funny thing is that it still says available when you go to the N4 site but it won’t let you check out :/

  65. I gave up after 12:01 BUT If you keep refreshing until you see add in cart. Keep clicking proceed until it goes through. Mine went through and I purchased the 16GB at 12:20. WOOT! :]

    1. At about 12:20 tomorrow you will get an email telling you that you’ll get the phone in 3 weeks. Congratulations!

  66. Dear Google,

    You are 0-2 in phone launches!!!

    1. The Nexus One launch was pretty bad too.

      1. Worked perfectly for me.

  67. got the 16 again but no bumper case? wtf

  68. I got one in my cart but it says sold out on the product page. Not sure if I should let go or let it keep giving me the yellow banner up top telling me it is having issues processing the order.

  69. 16 was just available, keep refreshing those who didn’t get it yet! was able to add it to cart as well. YMMV!

  70. Just looked, it said ships in 1-2 weeks

  71. I’m still in limbo.. phone currently in cart but cannot proceed.


    1. Now it’s back up.

  73. sold out

  74. Has anyone actually been able to order one today???


    1. You daaaaamn right.

  76. complete scam

  77. I am thinking of getting a windows phone now…very disappointed at Google’s fail. I have had all previous nexus phones as well, this is sad. Having it twice in the cart and unable to check out. :(

    I’m done with Google, Bye Android community.

    1. Wow… you are willing to abandon a whole ecosystem because the website that sells heavily subsidized flagship smartphones with NO CONTRACTS is getting hammered and you can’t make your purchase. WOW. If that is what you base your smartphone choices on… then you are right. You probably SHOULD go with Windows phone… as it’s popularity will never reach levels high enough to crash a website.

      1. grow up.
        people are pissed because google should’ve figured this out after the site crapped out on the 13th.

  78. Such a shame. Such a damn shame smh

  79. We all know 3rd time is the charm. so to expect!

    1. Google Play is currently experiencing very high traffic. Nexus 4 is not sold out and will still be available for purchase. Please try again shortly. Thank you for your patience.

  80. I got it! so happy señor

  81. I finally got my order through at 12:47 for the 16 GB version. It was without a doubt the most miserable online purchase I’ve ever gone through. I went through the same hell as everyone else but after 47 minutes of refreshing/re-adding it to my cart/etc… it finally worked. I wouldn’t have gone through it if my wife wasn’t pushing for an iPhone. Don’t screw this up Google, you’re making bush league mistakes and driving away your most loyal users.

  82. google is fucking up man. they shouldve known the amount of traffic the nexus 4 would bring after the first launch. Complete fail.

  83. The “sold out” sign should have a time stamp.

  84. does anyone have a confirmed order going through?

  85. I think google outsourced the play store to north korea

  86. 3:00pm on the dot and I was was told the site had an error and to try back later. Kept trying and gave up at 3:40pm — has anyone ever seen this phone or this just a big joke – bunch of B.S. I will go the s3 route.

  87. did anyone get it continually hitting the grey proceed button??

    1. All I been doing for an hour and a half…

  88. Google has never been good with people who are willing to pay them. Engineers are terrible at commerce.

  89. it didn’t work for me either

  90. how did google expect to ship out all the hundreds of backorders and try to meet the demand at the same time?

  91. In my best Simpsons “Comic Book Guy” voice:
    Worst…Product Launch…Ever…
    Never made it passed the shopping cart stage. At the VERY least they could let you place a back order but this f-ing “oops” sh!t is 1998 Micro$oft style. Just have you clicking & hoping you’ll win the lottery to get one.

  92. I’m still waiting on my backorder! bullshit!!!

  93. my brother was able to get 4 8gb the day they were released then sold them on craigslist (hes and iphone user). He told me he wasnt able to handle the freedom.

    1. I hope he wasn’t selling for profit. There are people out there who actually want this device but are having trouble getting one.

  94. Can ppl stop clicking Proceed…so MY clicking goes through :-p

  95. This has to be a strategy of Google’s. Lol. Its good publicity having news stories weekly saying the phone has sold out.

  96. Okay everyone…lets take turns buying the phone! I’ll go first?!!! lol

  97. Mine still says 1-2 weeks in my cart. I’ve been clicking proceed for aboout 2 hours now…

  98. It’s not sold out. Check again. The servers are having a sh!t fit with the high volume. I got mine in the cart trying to refresh over and over again to get to check out.

  99. Still in stock… “Google Play is currently experiencing very high traffic. Nexus 4 is not sold out and will still be available for purchase. Please try again shortly. Thank you for your patience.”

    1. oops I shouldn’t have told you that… so much for letting the traffic slow down, lol

  100. GOT ONE! WOOT! Keep trying all!

  101. Mine just went through. Got two of the 16gb. Still haven’t gotten the confirmation email and my order status is pending. I’m still skeptical until I have the device in my hands…

    1. Just got the confirm email., status is still pending though.

  102. My God I been at this for 2 hrs. What up with a company with multi billions dollar and CAN’T even handle online order, even at this magnitude.

  103. I got mine through after an hour and forty nine minutes of trying! I thought about giving up earlier, but felt like a poker hand where I was “pot committed” to see it until the end.

    I was watching the debug in the developer console, the gray proceed button will keep making simultaneous requests. You are actually best off just clicking it as fast as you can, forget the message at the top or the button being grayed out.

    1. wow!!! I did that! before I was hitting refresh! I just hit the button when it was still grey! order went through just now! 2:07 PST

      1. thanks…..worked in 2 tries

  104. Got an order through ~1:50pm PST. Once it was in the cart, I kept hitting Proceed (don’t refresh!). Could simply be a timestamp-based queue. My order was in there for 20+ min. I took a break for lunch in the middle, so that’s safe.

  105. By the time this phone becomes available in mass quantities, no one will care about it anymore.

  106. I just opened it and is said I could buy them. The bumper is still sold out though which is what I actually wanted to get since I already have a Nexus 4, was one of the lucky few to get one on time.

  107. I ordered mine just after 2pm, it said estimated shipping 1-2 weeks for the 16GB phone. It says 4-5 for the 8GB.

  108. Took 2 hours of spamming, finally got one through. I really hope its not 4-5 weeks though. C’mon google, really?

  109. I was finally able to checkout at 5:21pm EST, for a 16GB model.

  110. To buy it for sure, simply add it to cart and then press tab on your keyboard until you end up at “Proceed”. Hold down “enter” and you will be able to buy in no time. Hope it helps.

    1. Honestly this is the whole cause of the server overloads. Google put 0 client side validation on their submit buttons. That is like first week intern rookie level mistake. That being said I think everyone should do this and Google can burn for their ineptitude.

    2. OMG I actually just did this and it worked. Thank you!

    3. I’m not sure why, but it works! Thanks!

    4. I think that people should up vote this so that others can benefit. Delay is still only 4-5 weeks. Better than forking over money on eBay or Tmobile.

  111. Way to go Google. I was ready to ditch my iP4 when this phone was announced because I did miss the freedom of Android. Two failed attempts later and the only people who have them are the review sites and Ebay… guess I’ll be sticking with Apple after all since they’ve essentially become the same company. By the time everyone who wants this gets one, they’ll be branding “Nexus 4g LTE 32GB”.

  112. Got 2 just now.

    WOW I now see the damage on my bill HAHAHAHAHA excuse me while I go throw up and cry while praying to the porcelain god.

    1. yea I just got 2 as well… just kept hitting the “Proceed” button nonstop [nothing else] until it popped up with google wallet checkout

  113. Everyone who keeps saying its 4-5 weeks for shipping, its only for 8gb n4. 16gb is 1-2 weeks.

      1. It was 1-2 weeks when I placed the order and then it gradually got bumped up due to stock limitations i suppose. Google at least figured out the number of batches they would get every week and then the times for delivery started showing accordingly and hence, delayed.

  114. My gf just got our order for 2 16gb’s through with the “tab to submit and hold enter” aka “Die in a waterfall of submits you Google bastards” method.

    1. Hope she doesn’t have to pay $7666666666666666 from all those “enters” :p

      And now we all wait for BUMPERS!

      1. I will just sell all the extras for a $1 markup and retire like a fatcat with my conscience intact.

        1. Touché, mon ami

  115. 16GB says 2-3 weeks for shipping now and 8GB says 6-7 weeks.

    1. Glad I got mine when it was still 1-2 weeks.

      1. Yeah, same here! From the way the last orders went I’m not too sure though.

  116. I just wish they would open up Canadian orders. WTF Google, really???

  117. back up now ships in 2-3 weeks

  118. I just went to the play store and my order went through. If anyone wants to try they better hurry up

  119. I just got mine and it says it will be shipped in 2 to 3 weeks!

  120. I can ad both the 8gb and 16gb model to my my cart now. Ship time is 6-7 weeks

  121. Wow. Another cluster ****. Will Google ever get their act together on this? I got my 16GB in the first round and now I feel like I won some sort of lottery even though I paid for this thing. Bizarre that demand outstrips availability by so much. I should get a tee shirt that says: I’m a luckily devil. I was able to buy a Nexus from Google. Sadly Google, really sad….

  122. Just bought the phone 7:37 EST. I kept clicking on proceed and it finally when through.

  123. If you have Chrome, type this line of code into the Javascript console and it’ll go through. Worked for me in less than a minute: http://www.reddit.com/r/Android/comments/13vh2b/nexus_4_will_be_available_for_purchase_later_today/c77qlhf

  124. t able to order…really

  125. I’d rather pay more on eBay than wait.

  126. Just now working

  127. My order finally got through at 4:30 PM CST. If I can believe the e-mail I got, I should see it in about 3 weeks.

  128. the tab tab tab return trick worked in under 10 seconds for me. Thats after mashing the f5 button for an hour. Got mine at 5:00 pm today

  129. Finally it went thru. Got 2 16G after 5pm PST.

  130. I just ordered mine at about 515pm Pacific time!! it says ships in 2-3 weeks!

  131. I was able to place my order 5 mins ago without any problems

  132. Is this phone works on AT&T network? And it support LTE too?

    1. AT&T yes, LTE no. This phone will work with HSPA+ 41 on T-Mobile, not sure how fast HSPA+ is on AT&T.

      1. When T-Mobile gets LTE, it will work there. Not on ATT.

        1. No. It will not work with any LTE in the USA. T-Mobile does not have Band 4.
          AT&T has it but never activated/use it so it will not work there either.

          The phone will work on AT&T HSPA+21 and T-Mobile HSPA+42 only.

          1. T-mobile will roll out LTE on band 4! They have made a press release about that. They will start the roll out in 2013, At&t also is rolling out LTE on band 4 and 17 but mostly 17. Since the NEXUS 4 only supports Band 4 unofficially it willl run on T-mobile’s network in 2013 on LTE but currently on HSPA+ 42

      2. Thank you for your reply.

  133. i’ll just wait for the GS4. thanks anyway google, let me know when you have SD slots again.

    1. Don’t expect that to change anytime soon. At this point expect no SD as Google wants you using the cloud instead

      1. I know they do, but i want specifically not to. as far as I’m concerned the no SD card experiment has failed. I still “run out of storage space” CONSTANTLY on my Nexus S, even though there are GIGS and GIGS left because it is, apparently, still partitioned as 3 kilobits of “internal storage” and the rest as an SD card or as it calls it “USB storage” (and yes i know there are more than 3 kilobits, it’s hyperbole.) so long as i’m still limited like that you may as well let me remove the external storage.

        1. I agree on the partition. It’s the stupidest thing in the world. Also with these new devices the whole moving apps to SD feature is null and void. For now I’m sticking my extra memory into my tablet instead of the phone. I do hope I don’t run out of space as I’ve never had to think about it before getting this Nexus

        2. Probably won’t change your mind, but with the latest devices, including the Galaxy Nexus and 7 “USB storage” is a thing of the past. Now all memory is just one big chunk so you don’t have to worry about internal storage, USB, etc. If all your stuff fits into the 16 GB (actually less because of OS etc) you should be fine. 16 still really isn’t enough for me, when you consider the size of some games these days. At least don’t have to worry about the partition any more.

          1. that’s interesting and good to hear, but you’re right.. doesn’t change my mind. the SD is just one factor, though a large one, in my choice for my next phone. I use Sprint and unlike some people i absolutely love them. i have no trouble with the service and the price is fairly decent. I am assuming that the GS4 when it comes out will have LTE for Sprint and it should be coming up just in time for my upgrade.

            I really wish Google would get it together with the Nexus devices and instead of pushing their ideal on customers they would innovate, which they are good at, put the thing out there and let each new thing sink or swim on it’s own merits.

            personally, i would like to see a “rugged”/waterproof phone with everything current phones have (including SD slot), up to date specs and an FM radio. yeah, that last bit may not make much sense these days with all the music apps out there, but i’m thinking more of the TVs at the Gym that transmit their audio over FM. but.. that’s just me, i realize most people don’t care about FM radio’s in their phones and that it’s not going to happen.. I just wish that Google would allow that with “cloud storage”.

  134. ending up getting one, but i wonder how long delivery is going to take

  135. Took 4.5 hrs but I got my order in. I think at that time it was 2-3 weeks for the 16gb

  136. It’s getting sickening how blatantly unhelpful they are with this launch…

  137. I wanted to buy one 16gb model.. Its $349. Does anybody know how much tax and shipping charges add upto?

    1. Taxes depend on your state. I am in AZ and mine went to $386.02 with tax and shipping. I think the tax is BS. Google doesn’t have any physical stores in AZ.

      1. Thanks Albert

  138. wow i dont think ive ever been more ashamed to be an android phanboy. o well my note 2 will be on my doorstep thursday:)

  139. I just ordered my Nexus4 16GB 10min ago. Too bad I gotta wait like 4-5 weeks but I am happy I finally got it ordered.

    1. Yeah, At least you were able to order though! I wonder how many people bought multiple devices trying to make a profit on ebay or something? Maybe they can still cancel their orders, or there will be some phones for a discount sooner or later!

  140. Well I got one on backorder but not the crazy 4-5 or 8-9 weeks, only 1-2 weeks for the 16GB model after almost 2 hours of clicking purchase. I was extremely dissatisfied with google’s store but at least I have one on order. As much as I hate google play’s store and their horrible ordering problems, I’ll never go back to a manufacturer skinned phone, I’m the type that needs updates and it’s much cheaper to buy a nexus than have to buy new phones just to get the latest Android. Plus I’m a prepaid GSM user for nexus fits nicely for someone who doesn’t get or need subsidized phones.

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