The Google Nexus 10 joined the ranks of the LG Nexus 4 last week by flying off the shelves at such a rate that global stocks were pretty much wiped out in the space of an hour or so. Packing specs and features to give the iPad a run for its money and a more affordable price tag, the Google Nexus 10 is shaping up to be one of the hottest buys moving into the holiday period.
Following the almost immediate sellout of the device, some began to suggest that Google had deliberately kept Nexus 10 stocks and supplies to a minimum in order to generate as much hype and demand as possible – as usually follows news of blistering device sales. However, evidence would now appear to be pointing to the contrary.
As of now, those that had the good fortune to successfully lodge an order with Google for the Nexus 10 are being warned of shipping times of up to three weeks. As such, rather than underselling both the Nexus 10 and the LG Nexus 4, Google appears to have substantially oversold both and ended up with a backlog of orders for both that have yet to be filled by the company’s supply chain.
This includes both storage options of both the Nexus 10 and the LG Nexus 4 – all of which were wiped out in pretty much the same amount of time.
Meanwhile in (sort of) related news, it has come to light than none other than Her Majesty the Queen of England has well and truly joined the technology revolution by becoming the proud owner of a tablet PC. Perhaps even more surprisingly, she opted for neither the new iPad, the iPad 4, the Google Nexus 7 or the Microsoft Surface Tablet – rather the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.
Bragging-rights for Samsung that all the money in the world really cannot buy.