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The Nexus 5 Black 16GB Model is Already Out of Stock [Update: Ships in 3-4 Weeks]

Google’s much hyped and highly anticipated Nexus 5 is now available for purchase except there’s one small minor problem —  about 25 minutes into availability, the black 16GB model is already OUT OF STOCK.

Update: supply for the 32GB black model is now also dwindling. But it seems that like the previous Nexus 4 debacle, if you refresh the page you may get an in-stock notice and you’ll be able to purchase. Currently, instead of an out-of-stock message which won’t let you add to cart, shipping time is now updated to 3-4 weeks. At least you can still order and get into the queue?

Stock limit for the white model is slowly running down too, as status for shipping goes from:

  1. Leaves warehouse in 1 – 2 business days.
  2. Leaves warehouse by November 8, 2013.
  3. >We are out of inventory. Please check back soon.

I was able to snag one up to replace my ancient Galaxy Nexus (which took a dip into the washing machine earlier this year). By the time I logged into my Google Wallet account to make the payment, shipping status had already shifted from “shipping in 1 – 2 business days” to November 8th.

The minute I finished purchasing? Out of stock.

Guess I gotta consider myself lucky.

Or maybe I should just eBay this…


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