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  #716784 14-Nov-2012 07:34
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So it appears they went on sale ~8.30am PST and were all gone in about 20 mins...
there and gone again.




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  #716795 14-Nov-2012 08:00
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Missed out.  Had it in my cart, but kept erroring when I hit proceed, and then I lost it :-(  What are the other options for getting your hands on one?

 
 
 
 


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  #716814 14-Nov-2012 08:41
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Anyone know why us plebs here in NZ can't order it from the play store but over in Ozz they can?? Sounds like economic discrimination to me. No doubt VodaClear / Telecom will have it in 4 months for $1047..




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  #716819 14-Nov-2012 08:53
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old3eyes: Anyone know why us plebs here in NZ can't order it from the play store but over in Ozz they can?? Sounds like economic discrimination to me. No doubt VodaClear / Telecom will have it in 4 months for $1047..


Just the release schedule which you can check out here.
Dates for NZ have not even been announced and I wouldn't hold your breath as they don't seem to sell any devices on the Play store in NZ.



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  #716821 14-Nov-2012 09:00
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Plus, credit card must match so VPN won't do the trick?

Drat, drat and double drat!

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  #716829 14-Nov-2012 09:03
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Well my order went through, still says pending, but a hold on my debit card has been placed, and my google wallet has it in there, as does my orders/settings list, and I got a email conformation. YAYAYAYYAYAYA!

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  #716968 14-Nov-2012 11:43
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I missed out to! - had it in my cart but keep getting an error and then i lost it. =(

Anyone get two - Im keen to pay small premium - please PM me!!! 

 
 
 
 


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  #717030 14-Nov-2012 13:43
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Yeah, looks like no one will have stock for a while! Epic Fail there google..

From @MobiCityNZ: @kyhwana We don't currently know when our supplier will receive stock, due to very high demand for the device. ^M



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  #717058 14-Nov-2012 14:26
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So, what is the speculation on when Google will announce when next shipments will be ready for sale?

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  #717061 14-Nov-2012 14:28
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motorwayne: So, what is the speculation on when Google will announce when next shipments will be ready for sale?


Phone Arena saying its not actually sold out

http://www.phonearena.com/news/Nexus-4-is-not-sold-out-but-Google-Play-is-still-wonky_id36591

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  #717065 14-Nov-2012 14:38
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I have been trying pretty much all day. Most of the time I get a "Coming Soon" although once I saw a "Sold Out" in red type. Occasionally I got through to checkout only to have the transaction fail due to a "technical" error. Since about 11am I have been consistently getting "Coming Soon".
I did read somewhere that there would be fresh stock in 3 days so Saturday maybe?



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  #717077 14-Nov-2012 14:51
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Question: Am I right in understanding that an Aussie or US play store will only accept credit cards from their respective countries? If so, how to I get a debit card for either country?


Cheers

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  #717093 14-Nov-2012 15:07
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motorwayne: Question: Am I right in understanding that an Aussie or US play store will only accept credit cards from their respective countries? If so, how to I get a debit card for either country?


Cheers


I could be wrong but linking your CC to Google Wallet and as the billing address use your ship forwarding service one should work

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  #717113 14-Nov-2012 15:22
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It worked with me, In Google wallet I set the youpost address as the credit card billing address.

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#717290 14-Nov-2012 18:34
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Leaplae how did yiou do this.  I tried many times with 3 diff cc's Visa credit visa debit and AMEX and all came back with techinical error NO SALE.

I made sure the billing address was my mail forwarding address was the USA address.

I had a phone in my cart two times to no avail.

I rang Google support who told me that they do not sell to NZ and the cc must originate from USA.

Very frustrating indeed.

I too would like to know how else to achieve this.  USA credit card  ?amazon credit card

Any ideas from anyone would be much appreciated

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