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Google Nexus 4 smartphone goes back on sale in UK

04 Dec 2012
Google Nexus 4 goes back on sale

Google's latest flagship smartphone, the Nexus 4, is set to go back on sale later on Tuesday, having sold out just a few minutes after launching earlier this year.

Google confirmed the Nexus 4 will go back on sale via an email message sent out on Tuesday afternoon at around 3pm.

"Nexus 4 will be available for purchase later today. Order yours from Google Play starting today, December 4 at 5pm GMT," reads the email.

The 8GB and 16GB models of the Nexus 4 had originally sold out mere minutes after launching in the UK on 13 November.

Google had originally remained tight-lipped about when the smartphone would go back on sale, leaving buyers with a nebulous promise of "soon".

The Nexus 4 was unveiled at the end of October and runs using Google's latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.

The device aims to target the same affordable market as the Nexus 7 tablet, with the 8GB model retailing for a modest £239 and the 16GB £279.

Google also released an update to its Play Store and its new Nexus 10 tablet by Samsung, alongside its Nexus 4 smartphone.

For a more in depth look at the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 check out V3's reviews.

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Alastair Stevenson

Alastair has worked as a reporter covering security and mobile issues at V3 since March 2012. Before entering the field of journalism Alastair had worked in numerous industries as both a freelance copy writer and artist.

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