Massive Price Cut comes to the Nexus 4
The Google Nexus 4 smartphone manufactured by LG that was released last October is a beauty of a phone, not just on the outside but on the inside as well. The way Google and LG have been able to bring about a marriage between top of the line hardware and a sleek premium design at an amazingly low price is astounding to say the least. Add the contract-free nature of the smartphone to this and you have a hell of a product that gives you all the freedom you need.
But, every smartphone has a shelf life and the shelf life of the Nexus 4 is running out as Google prepares to unveil the latest iteration in the Nexus smartphone line this coming October. So, in order to support a last burst of sales for the Nexus 4, Google has brought the Nexus 4’s price tags down even further; we would even say at a shockingly low point.
The tech giant announced today that it is going to slash a $100 off of both the 8GB and the 16GB versions of the phone bringing the prices of both these versions down to $199 and $249 respectively. This is a great deal as the Nexus 4 provides you with the stock Android experience and also is usually one of the first phone to receive an update when Google upgrades the Android OS and its many features.
And for those customers who have bought the Nexus 4 within the last two weeks and are now cursing their bad luck, have no worries as Google has been courteous enough to offer you ‘Price Protection’ to refund the difference.
But this is for the US customers, what about the rest of the World? Well there’s a surprise for international customers as well since Google Play’s official twitter account has provided confirmation that a 25% price drop is also going to take place in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, Korea and the UK.
[Via: Android Authority]
Some are regarding this move from Google as an attempt to steal the thunder of Apple as it looks to launch a cheap version of the iPhone in less than two weeks to order to attract more potential customers to the family. This will indeed put pressure on the upcoming iPhone, the game is on.