UK MOBILE OPERATOR Virgin Media has started selling the LG Nexus 4, good news for those dismayed by Google's continuing lack of stock.
Virgin Media's pricing isn't quite as wallet-friendly as Google's asking price of £239 SIM free. Instead, the network is asking £31 a month for the handset on a 24 month tariff that comes with 200 minutes, 500 texts and 500MB of monthly data.The network doesn't appear to be selling the Google Nexus 4 on pay as you go yet.
Its pricing might not be cheap and cheerful, but at least Virgin Media has managed to get hold of some Nexus 4 stock. Google's Play store has been showing the phone as 'sold out' since the middle of December, when potential buyers were given a six to seven week delivery estimate.
A Google spokesperson has told The INQUIRER that it doesn't know when more stock will be made available, suggesting that an updated model could be released earlier than expected - as LG hinted at CES last week.
The Nexus 4 is also available from the O2 and Three networks, which are asking £36 and £35 a month for the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean phone, respectively. µ