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Old Jan 11, 2013, 10:03 AM   #101
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 10:24 AM   #102
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Google is clueless when it comes to hardware and supply.

I've been waiting 7 weeks for my Nexus 4. Still nothing.

And people are still getting 8-9 week wait times when they order today!

I think Google seriously underestimated demand for a phone so powerful and cheap. I mean seriously Google. By the time your customers get the Nexus 4 we'll be buying the Nexus 5. Google is just a disaster at this. And it's costing all of us time and money. Well, until they resolve their issues they will continue to loose money on existing phones in the market. And that's good. I want them to suffer for their amateur trading skills of physical goods.

It should just stay where it belongs, in software.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 10:26 AM   #103
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Google is clueless when it comes to hardware and supply.

I've been waiting 7 weeks for my Nexus 4. Still nothing.

And people are still getting 8-9 week wait times when they order today!

I think Google seriously underestimated demand for a phone so powerful and cheap. I mean seriously Google. By the time your customers get the Nexus 4 we'll be buying the Nexus 5. Google is just a disaster at this. And it's costing all of us time and money. Well, until they resolve their issues they will continue to loose money on existing phones in the market. And that's good. I want them to suffer for their amateur trading skills of physical goods.

It should just stay where it belongs, in software.
Who's able to order it today!? I would love to put in an order today - even if it took 8-9 weeks.....at least I'd know I'd be getting one at the regular price (and not the crazy premiums on eBay, t-mobile, amazon, craigslist)...
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 01:02 PM   #104
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Do you really believe that Google wants people to buy the Nexus 4? They just want to generate hype out of it, they're trying to maintain the number of devices always sold out. They are losing money on each device sold.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 01:37 PM   #105
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I am shocked at how the Nexus 4 release has been handled. We are almost into the third month since release, and since last month, it has been sold out, and no longer available to order. I could see it being out of stock, with maybe a 2 - 3 week lead time, but there has been no news whatsoever from Google as to when it will be fully back in stock and for sale again ? Both Google and LG have been very silent in the new year about the Nexus 4.

Some say, it has a 8 - 9 week lead time from order, that's ***** crazy

What's the real story here ? Is LG to blame for not producing enough ? Is Google to blame, for not ordering enough from LG to start off with, thinking it would be a low volume seller ? Does Google not even care it's not available for sale anymore, because they don't make much money off such a low and cheap seller ?

Maybe Google have an all new Nexus 5 coming sooner, after Google I/O in Summer, with Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie ?
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 01:38 PM   #106
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 01:39 PM   #107
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Possibly a newer model with LTE? I'd jump on it if it comes with LTE.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:17 PM   #108
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:24 PM   #109
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So T-Mobile will be the main provider for the Nexus 4 for now ? Did T-Mobile make a deal with Google and LG to buy up all new batches of Nexus 4, and then once LG is in full swing again with production, it will be back in the Play Store ?
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 03:02 PM   #110
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I think it'd say LTE if it was. I'm pretty sure it's just HSPA+
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 03:24 PM   #111
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I think it'd say LTE if it was. I'm pretty sure it's just HSPA+
Correct -- it's only HSPA+ -- NOT LTE
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 03:36 PM   #112
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I think it'd say LTE if it was. I'm pretty sure it's just HSPA+
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Correct -- it's only HSPA+ -- NOT LTE
That makes perfect sense. Thanks both of you.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 03:47 PM   #113
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Well I'm doubting if I'll ever be able to get one of these now.....

So much for testing out Android. I WILL NOT pay the $100+ premiums on eBay or through T-Mobile and everything else off contract is expensive.

Google/LG really dropped the ball.....I'll hold out some hope that they'll restock - but it seems like a pipe dream.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 04:06 PM   #114
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Well I'm doubting if I'll ever be able to get one of these now.....

So much for testing out Android. I WILL NOT pay the $100+ premiums on eBay or through T-Mobile and everything else off contract is expensive.

Google/LG really dropped the ball.....I'll hold out some hope that they'll restock - but it seems like a pipe dream.
I lacked the self control and payed a huge premium to get mine
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 05:22 PM   #115
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Just like Att HSPA+ is called 4G not LTE.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 05:25 PM   #116
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I lacked the self control and payed a huge premium to get mine
*Sigh* - if I have the money I probably will as well.....we just have to see.

If I'm going to pay $500+ for one though I'd likely consider a GS3 or Note 2 or wait for something new....one of the main reasons I like the N4 is the price.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 05:26 PM   #117
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Do you really believe that Google wants people to buy the Nexus 4? They just want to generate hype out of it, they're trying to maintain the number of devices always sold out. They are losing money on each device sold.
Nothing you typed is accurate.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 05:38 PM   #118
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I just don't think they expected such demand. LG is producing other devices at this time other then the Nexus 4. Sounds like they would have to concentrate on the Nexus 4 only to keep up. Samsung seems to have more resources and would of done a better job at handling the demand. Might be the last LG Nexus you see.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 08:08 PM   #119
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*Sigh* - if I have the money I probably will as well.....we just have to see.

If I'm going to pay $500+ for one though I'd likely consider a GS3 or Note 2 or wait for something new....one of the main reasons I like the N4 is the price.
I paid $415+$10 shipping for mine. I wasn't willing to go an extra $100+ for 8 more gigs of storage. Not worth it. I have other phones with SD card slots and a 32gb 5th gen touch to store the bulk of my media.
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I paid $415+$10 shipping for mine. I wasn't willing to go an extra $100+ for 8 more gigs of storage. Not worth it. I have other phones with SD card slots and a 32gb 5th gen touch to store the bulk of my media.
Ya I've started looking for 8gb ones....my problem is still paying a $100 premium over what I could potentially get it for
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Ya I've started looking for 8gb ones....my problem is still paying a $100 premium over what I could potentially get it for
Yeah, the thought of that was definitely hard to swallow.
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LG deflects blame for Nexus 4 supply issues

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We've all been blaming LG but maybe it's Google's fault?
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We've all been blaming LG but maybe it's Google's fault?
Maybe Google didn't contract high enough quantities with LG ? The Galaxy Nexus I believe only sold around 500,000 units in it's first year, or other sites just saying far less than one million G Nex sold, but I could be wrong. And to date around 400,000 Nexus-4's have been produced in the first two months. Maybe Google never expected 400,000 units in the first two months, thinking that would take well over six months to reach that number of sales, based on the Galaxy Nexus sales ?

Yeah, I put the blame on Google, not ordering enough Nexus-4's to be produced. Way underestimating how many would be needed at launch.

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Old Jan 15, 2013, 03:28 PM   #124
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The Nexus 4 battery life is decent, but it should be tons better given there's no LTE.

When the heck is 4.2.2 landing? =T
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 06:25 PM   #125
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This was kind of dumb.

Was at the mall and curious about T-Mo's stock. I asked them if they had any in stock, "yes 7." I was thinking, cool but do they sell it unlocked b/c they only advertised contract prices. Nope, they do not sell it unlocked. I was told if I want to get it off contract I need to buy at $549 and pay for 90 days of monthly 4G, at least the $50 contract. And that they have no unlocked Nexus 4's ... wtf?! Also, $549? Was this guy making **** up?!
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