With much riding on the new version of its marquee software, Microsoft opts for caution and says the Windows 10 rollout will come "in waves, slowly."
A US pre-order page has the second-generation tablet listed as $30 more expensive than the original.
The Samsung Omnia 7, which runs the Windows Phone 7 operating system, has been made available for pre-order by T-Mobile, ahead of its debut in shops on 21 October.
British networks are reporting pre-orders for the iPhone 5C are a fraction of what was expected, or seen in previous years.
Nokia's new aluminium Windows Phone is up for pre-order, with Vodafone offering the best free-phone deal.
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Described as "undoubtedly the biggest software release for many years", pre-orders for Windows 7 have been more popular than a loving parents at a bankrupt orphanage
Microsoft's offer for ordering the new operating system at a discount appears to be selling out quickly in Europe.
As of today, Microsoft's new operating system goes up for pre-order for about three weeks, and the prices are inviting to say the least
If you pre-ordered, your Nexus 7 is on its way to you now.