Google Waives Shipping on Backordered Nexus 4, Promises to Ship Out Within 3 Weeks

The recently launched Nexus 4 blew the lid off of everyone’s initial expectations by selling out in the US in record time. Now it appears that even some of the lucky consumers who were able to purchase the elusive device will now have to wait a little bit longer. The overwhelming demand for the device seems to have surprised even Google. This reflected when numerous would be Nexus 4 owners received an email from Google stating that the product is backordered and is expected to ship out “within three weeks.”

For those people inflicted with the inconvenience  Google has offered to waive the shipping costs and will make it easy for you to cancel the order if you find the device in-store.To help ease the pain, Google has agreed to waive shipping charges and will make it easy on you if you decide to back out and cancel entirely. Check out the full e-mail below.

Thank you for your recent purchase on Google Play. Due to overwhelming demand, your Nexus 4 is on backorder and is expected to ship within three weeks. We’ll send you a notification when your order has shipped and will credit the shipping charges.

To check the status of your order at any time, visit the link below:

If you would prefer to cancel your order, please reply to this email and our team will assist you. Or you can cancel your order using our online tool. Please follow the instructions found here:

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you again for your order.

The Google Play Team


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