Nexus 4 won't be restocked on Google Play, hints at Nexus 5
The recent Nexus 4 price cut was to clear stock, Google has confirmed, hinting the Nexus 5 is almost upon us.
Google confirmed to The Verge. So better get yours in now, if you want one.-- it wasn't exactly expensive to begin with -- and now it's clear why. It's a clearance sale. When it's sold out of Google Play, it's gone for good, a Google spokesperson
It also hints we'll see thelaunch very soon indeed.
The 8GB Nexus 4 has sold out of Google Play in the US, and here in Blighty you'll now have to wait about a week before it's dispatched. That's down from two to three days before, suggesting demand has been high. I've asked a Google UK spokesperson for confirmation that it's a clearance sale -- they weren't much help, so I've asked another, and will update this story if I hear back.
The Nexus 4 was considered a steal when it launched at £239, so at £159 it's ridiculously good value. If you bought one 15 days or fewer before the price cut -- as I did -- you're eligible for a refund. Head here to claim your £80 cash back.
At first it was thought this price cut was to see off thewe've heard so much about, and that could still be the case. But the Nexus 4 is approaching a year old, which is an age in mobile terms. So its successor could well be waiting in the wings.
Or Google could stick with LG for its next Android flagship. Either way, it probably won't ask Samsung, seeing as it's already .
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