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Google Nexus 5 Delays: Delivery wait extended to 5 weeks for 16GB handset

Google Nexus 5 delays are increasing, with the recently unveiled Android 4.4 KitKat powered handset now facing five week shipping waits in the UK.

With the Google Nexus 5 having been made available to consumers a week ago, the Halloween launched handset has proven highly popular with consumers, with certain iterations of the phone now facing “4-5 week” delays.

Although the 16GB version of the phone in white will ship to consumers tomorrow, November 8, according to the Google Play Store listing, orders of the same 16GB handset just in black will now not ship to customers until just before the Christmas period.

For wannabe owners of the 32GB black version of the phone, however, Google Nexus 5 delays are considerably worse with the handset already listed as “out of stock.”

With a high-end array of specs partnered with a wallet-friendly price tag, the Google Nexus 5, like the Google Nexus 4 before it, has grabbed consumers’ attentions. Available in both 16GB and 32GB storage capacities, the two versions of the phone are priced at just £299 and £339 respectively.

With a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor running the show, the Google Nexus 5 specs sheet is further enhanced by 2GB of RAM and the new Android 4.4 KitKat operating system.

Packing an 8-megapixel, optical image stabilisation hosting rear-mounted camera with a secondary, 1.3-megapixel snapper up front, the Google Nexus 5 features list also includes NFC and 4G connectivity options as well as a 2300mAh Lithium-Polymer battery and wireless charging capabilities.

With Google Nexus 5 stock shortages having already grabbed headlines, versions of the phone sold out in the US within just an hour of launch.

Although the Google Play store is short on Google Nexus 5 stocks, the handset is also available through a range of third-party retailers and networks in the UK, including Carphone Warehouse, Three and O2.

Read More: Google Nexus 5 vs Google Nexus 4

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