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Nexus 5 Inventory Update: Black and White 16GB Sold Out, 32GB Models “Ship Within 2-3 Weeks”

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We are rolling up on 24 hours since the Nexus 5 hit Google Play, so we thought it might be a good idea to update everyone on what inventory is left if you were still planning on picking one up. As of right now, both the Black and White models in the 16GB memory option are sold out, but the 32GB models appear to still be hanging in there for purchase. 

When they first hit Google Play, it was estimated that the devices would leave the warehouse within 1-2 days after purchase, but now they have dropped back to 2-3 weeks. Waiting sucks, but that’s what you have to do sometimes.

We ran a poll yesterday, and out of 7,000+ people, 41% of you said you had purchased a Nexus 5. That’s a solid number for a device that was only announced through a a few press releases and leaked for a few months straight.

Excited to get your hands on a Nexus 5?

Via: Google Play

  • Incognegro

    Just got my shipping notification!!!! 32GB White!

  • Morbid138

    Just got the shipping confirmation email last night at 1:30am pst. Placed my order on 10/31 @11:31am PST. No UPS tracking available yet 🙁

  • ROB

    UPS says mine will be delivered on Monday….first time to be an early adopter .finally time to retire the old Bionic and leave big red for something cheaper.

  • vermaekansh

    did u guys have the update when google will reopen the order page…I want a 16GB black one 🙂

  • bjssp

    Never ordered through Google Play before. Ordered on October 31 at around 3:00-3:30. Still says “pending” and will leave warehouse by November 5. What can I expect?

  • violator702

    Received tracking number within the last hour. Ordered black 32gb at 2:39pm pacific with standard shipping. Good luck everyone.

  • Patrick Dough

    Ordered yesterday evening. 16 GB Black, said 3-4 weeks. Just checked my order status and it now shows 2-3 weeks.

  • Brandon M

    play store is taking orders for both 16gb models again. time to leave verizon!

  • iloveyougoogle

    Give me a break google, sold out already? After the N4 fiasco they did it again? It can only be marketing strategy.

  • John McGee

    Anyone with a 32GB White get shipped yet?

    • Pawv

      Nope. Mine says Ships by Nov 8 and I bought it yesterday about an hour after it went on sale

    • T S

      negative. got mine about 23 mins after they went on sale. Ships by Nov 5.

    • Anthony

      Shipped yesterday with delivery date monday

  • Pawv

    Actually the n5 is available again. I just checked. All 4 variations. Ships 3-4 weeks

  • Tom Wolf

    Mine ships November 4th, Monday. Should have it by Wednesday. 🙂

  • Vetal

    delivery end of day 11/4, How often are you excited for a Monday?

  • Gabe Kiever

    Can you use AT&T LTE on Straight talk?

  • Mike Hilal

    Mine says ships nov 5, white 32gb

  • AFelm

    Tracking info for mine was just updated about an hour ago. Says it’ll be at my house by the end of the day Monday. Shipped out of Louisville if anyone was wondering where they were being shipped from. Can’t wait!!

  • Ant

    3-4 WEEK WAIT THO

  • Ant

    16 GB BACK IN STOCK !!!!

  • venk

    16gb black and white back in stock but leaves warehouse in 3-4 weeks

  • S2556

    Canadas inventory went within an hour and a half. Managed to get my self a 32gb Black just before stock went dry

  • A.Miller

    Just got another update from UPS…. mine will arrive on Monday. It says 1 business day left, delivery on Monday. As I feared, Saturday isn’t a “business day” for UPS 2nd Day Air.

    • droid boy 24

      Saturday is not a business day for anyone FedEx offers Saturday as a exture charge

  • Alex
    • Bob

      Wow they are sold out?!

  • JOHN M. HALL III

    I ordered mine (32gb black) shortly after the announcement and it said “Leaves warehouse Nov 8th” . Can’t wait, been on my VZW Gnex since Jan 2012 with a short stint on a Droid DNA for about 2 months….Just couldn’t take Sense 4/5 and audio issues with CM and any custom rom were driving me nuts so I had to come back to my Gnex for sanity’s sake. I will also be leaving Verizon which is like a present all by itself…

  • Brandon Rosonina

    Serious question, what carriers does everyone plan on using? I haven’t decided who to go with.

    • Verizon or Sprint, lol

    • Keith0606

      Personally going to ATT. They have the next biggest coverage area to Verizon.

    • A.Miller

      Great question. I’m trying to decide if I want to try TMO for a month before I try ATT.

      Either way, everyone going prepaid?

    • XvierX

      I’m going with a prepaid account with AT&T. 4G was just introduced to my area. I’ve had tmobile before and it wasn’t bad but I don’t mind paying a little extra for faster speeds.

  • Dustin Wen

    Browsed craigslist this morning, there are a handful of people who bought the 5 to flip a profit…so lame.

  • JS19

    Everybody leaving Verizon with an unlimited data plan and getting a N5. It’s worth looking into selling your unlimited data plan. Might as well get some money for it to go towards the N5 purchase.

  • A.Miller

    My UPS tracking number has gone live. Says 2 day air and last location but that’s about all I have on there right now.

  • Nicholas Kent

    Should I spring for the Play Store purchase or wait for in-store availability at T-Mobile? The T-Mo folks said that they would likely have it in-stock in 1-2 weeks, which is a whole week sooner than the Play Store. Hmm…

    • Nick Gomez

      Don’t buy it from them. They WILL jack up the price, significantly. They were/are charging around 450$ for the nexus 4, which is kind of ridiculous. Oh, yeah, they added a wireless charger, but believe me, those aren’t 150$. Buy it from the play store.

  • JMonkeYJ

    Any word on if the N5 will be in or is in any sotres?

    • Nick Gomez

      Apperantly Best Buy will set it, for 800$. You read that right.

  • Carlos R

    I will be purchasing the 16 GB black Nexus 5 when it’s back in stock to replace my GNEX! Goodbye Verizon contract with Unlimited Data. Hello TMobile with Unlimited Data & No Contract.

  • Ian Smith

    just got shipping notification, 32gb black

  • silentbob2003

    Does anyone know, say from past experience with the N4, if when they say it’ll be available on Amazon does that mean the off-contract price or on-contract price? I have a ton of Amazon gift cards that I’d like to use to get it, but not if you have to sign up with a carrier thru Amazon…

  • Ant

    BTW @ the time I ordered it It said ships in 1 to 2 days before I purchased but after payment it said leaves warehouse on 11/5 but at midnight I got an email saying it’s shipped with my confirmation number. Thank you Google you definitely handled this launch better than the nexus 4s.

  • Ant

    I purchased my Nexus 5 32GB in black @ 2pm eastern time yesterday and it’s already shipped 🙂 Does anyone know if the notification light color is the same as on the Nexus 4 or did they change it?

  • fauxshizzl

    If it is anything like the Chromecast I should be able to pick one up in a local store long before Googles shipping dates.

    • LionStone

      Yep probably, if you didn’t order within the first 15 minutes or so…

  • wh1te_mag1c

    This phone has a pretty small and a non-removable battery. I hope Droid Life readers are not buying this phone en masse. After my GNex, I want a phone that has a massive battery and maybe even lets me swap it out.

    • fauxshizzl

      My Gnex was a nightmare. 4-5 hours of light use on the extended battery and it was game over. Now I have a DNA which actually has a lot in common with the N5. 5″ 1080p screen with between a 2,000-2,300 mAh battery and have no problem making it through a whole day of moderate use. I assume this one will be even better not running Sense on top of it.

      • LionStone

        Yep same here coming from a DNA…the N5 is just a little shorter, a tad narrower and thinner and a bit lighter too, although I think the weight on the DNA is just right. I also know what kind of battery life (17hrs ave.) I get with the S4Pro/2020 mAh, so I have no issue with a S800/2300 mAh. Its gonna be awesome!

        • fauxshizzl

          Aside finally going back to stock and ridding Sense, I don’t think the transition will be all that noticeable. Well aside the much cheaper bill I will have through a new carrier!

          • LionStone

            Yea that’s right, it’ll be a smooth transition form factor-wise. Its crazy, paid $600. for DNA about a year ago and yesterday paid $160 LESS for a brand new N5 which leapt over the S600 processor to the S800!

    • Butters619

      We are buying it en masse. As much as I’d prefer a much larger battery, the battery isn’t that small. And if you want a removable battery, you are pretty much stuck with Samsung.

      • wh1te_mag1c

        I’m ok with Samsung. Still, I will be paying close attention to the battery life on the N5.

  • Thiago Souza

    Any other site selling the 16gb ones?

  • John Motschenbacher

    i ordered 7 min after launch and it still shows pending dammit

  • ErvDinh

    Ordered 11:05am October 31st, 2013. Got Shipping Confirmation last night at 10Pm, 2 Day expedited, hopefully it comes this saturday!!! 32gb, black Nexus 5 FTW!

    • Butters619

      I really didn’t want to type this and rain on anybody’s Friday, but UPS 2nd Day Air doesn’t usually deliver on Saturday.

      • ErvDinh

        *Hold’s umbrella up….

  • Schwacker

    Man, I’m bummed. I’ve seen people reporting shipment who ordered it near my time, 12:13pm MTN, but mine (Black, 16GB) hasn’t shipped 🙁

  • Butters619

    The 16GB went in and out of stock all last night.

    • JRomeo

      last night meaning, between 5pm and midnight?

      • Butters619

        Yeah pretty much. It was out of stock in the afternoon, then was back in stock for 2-3 week shipping, then back out of stock, then back in stock for 3-4 week shipping, then back out of stock.

  • JRomeo

    Nexus 5…….. King of phones…….

    • LionStone

      Good job, that’s what’s up! i5 is DOUBLE the price of a 32 GB N5 but is less filling… Nexus 5, with KitKat, tastes GREAT!

    • Maxim∑

      battery life and camera

  • Rodeojones000

    Any idea when Best Buy might have them in stock? I’m debating returning my G2 (have until a week from Sunday to do so).

    • Blue Sun

      I stopped by Five Guys last night & was tempted to ask the Best Buy Mobile employee on his lunch break this question. I felt bad for bugging him on his lunch break & didn’t bother him. Sorry 🙁 I was wondering the same thing too.

      • Rodeojones000

        Mmm. Five Guys.

        I just might call them later to find out. I’d like to see one in person and compare it to my G2 – which I absolutely love. And with mods, apks posted on here from the system dump, and a few other tweaks, it looks just like it’s a Nexus 5 running stock 4.4.

        • A.Miller

          I thought about that, too. I have VZW unlimited and thought about the G2 and doing what you’re saying. Ultimately, I decided I just don’t have time for romming and modding anymore and just want fresh, stock Android as soon as possible.

    • Butters619

      Did they say Best Buy was getting them? Best Buy didn’t carry the N4 last year.

      Edit: Oh crap! It is!

      • Rodeojones000

        I was just about to post a reply to you. Yep, they’re going to carry it. Their website doesn’t have it listed yet. Hopefully soon. I’ve got 9 days to decide to keep or return this G2 and I’d prefer to do a side-by-side comparison of the two.

  • Ryan Rhodes

    My order was promised to ship by 11/5 but still says pending…. the charge is on my bank account as well but says pending

    Is anyone else who ordered early still sitting on pending?????

    • nivek31

      I’m still sitting on Pending. Maybe they will take the money out when it actually ships?

      • DroidzFX

        It will stay pending until it ships. It states this on the confirmation page after you order.

  • Zachery Schiller

    For the people leaving Verizon, are you porting your number to Google Voice before getting another carrier? I am planning on doing this when my Nexus 5 arrives.

    • Ian Smith

      i’m not, i’m just porting it directly to T-Mobile. why go thru GV?

      • Zachery Schiller

        Well because then if you switch carriers again or move or whatever you can keep the same number without dealing with changing it again. Maybe this isn’t necessary though since it is getting rolled in to hangouts.

  • AnotherAndroidKid

    I’m free from VZ on launch day GNex+2y but my wife is still stuck until april next year.

    I would buy this phone immediately if it had LTE bands 3 and 7. Without it, I’m still in a wait and see to what I do. I agree VZ’s network has gone to crap and their pricing is something i can’t handle any more. I just don’t yet know how or what I’m going to do about it. Hoping for a european model N5 to at least see their specs. Or aussie.

    • Rodeojones000

      Verizon’s network has gone to crap? Guess these things are location-based. Verizon’s speeds and coverage cannot be beat where I live. Only other option I have is AT&T, but if I go into the more rural areas their speeds take a huge nosedive.

    • Josh

      VZ network gone to crap? I dislike many things about VZ, but their network is tops in the US, taken as a whole. One data point does not make a case.

      • AnotherAndroidKid

        Except one data point (mine) makes the case (mine)

  • You guys hypebeasted this device for a couple months and contributed to at least 3,000 device sales. Too bad Google doesn’t have an affiliate program. You guys deserve a cut for promoting it and informing your readers about every little detail of this phone. If you had sold 3k phones through Amazon that might have generated close to $75k in referral fees.

    • Prox

      i like the way you think

    • Ian Smith

      uhhhhh where are you getting these fabricated numbers? if DL didn’t exist I guarantee Google wouldn’t be missing “at least 3,000 device sales” right now.

      • Going off the poll where around 3k said they purchased. Not saying these people would not have ordered without DL, but this site def played a role in influencing their purchase decision.

    • Hey, that’s a great point, Taylor! Thanks!

  • jbreezy

    can’t help but somewhat underwhelmed by the fact that there are already stock issues. how many people would try buy one and be put off from waiting 2-3 weeks..

    • JTrip

      You would think that they would have learned from the Nexus 4 launch.

      • Droidzilla

        Having purchased a Nexus 4 and now a 5 both through Play, the experience was night and day. Same stock issues, but at least the store worked brilliantly this time around.

    • SplashMTN

      My Verizon contract is up in 3.5 weeks, but I won’t have the funds to pick up a Nexus 5 for another 2. I don’t want to have to stay with them any longer than necessary, but with 2-3 week shipping time it looks I might be using my Gnex for a month longer than planned.

      • capecodcarl

        Why don’t you just buy it now and charge it on your credit card? They don’t bill your card until it ships right?

        • SplashMTN

          Because that would max out my card (it’s got a ridiculously low limit and I’ve never tried to raise it).

          • Raise it then, I have capital one and the process to raise it takes about 30 seconds.

          • SplashMTN

            That’d be great if I had Capital One, but unfortunately I have Chase. I haven’t attempted to raise it yet because I hear they can be pretty stubborn about the process and typically I just pay for big ticket items – $350 is a decent amount of money to me, with money I have.

          • Josh

            lol at a $350 “big ticket item.” If $350 maxes out your card, maybe you should consider a more low-end device?

          • SplashMTN

            I referred to it as an example. You have no idea what my other expenses are, so making fun of me for not having an extra $350 on hand the day it was released – also the day before my ridiculously over priced rent and other bills are due, is a dick move. If I had to have the phone by the 5th then I would have made it work, but seeing as I can’t use it til December I decided to hold off.

            You clearly have more money than I do. Congratulations, you win the internet.

    • ArrowCool

      Well, maybe if they allowed people to cancel orders that haven’t shipped….

      Clearly states in the help section that you can cancel your order as long as it hasn’t shipped. The fact that I called up trying to cancel the Black 32 Gb that is still in “pending” status determined that was a lie.

      • Butters619

        It’s not a lie at all. I’m guessing I could call and cancel my order, because my order went through. Yours is pending. Since the beginning of time, you can’t do anything to anything when it’s pending.

        • ArrowCool

          I ordered 3 N5’s yesterday. I was able to cancel one (16) THAT WAS IN PENDING STATUS. I was then going to cancel whichever didn’t ship first out of the other 2 (both 32’s).

          I got the shipping info for the white 32, and when I went to cancel the black, still in pending, in wouldn’t let me.

          • Butters619

            I retract my statement then. However, you did order three phones trying to game the system.

          • ArrowCool

            Nope, wasn’t trying to game the system.

            Wanted a black 32. When I first logged in, Black 16 was the only one available to pick. Then logged on to DL and someone posted they were able to get a white 32, with a link, so I used that and bought a white.

            Then figured I would try changing the “white” to “black” in the web address to try and get the black 32 page, and it worked, so I ordered the black 32.

            I can see how you might think I was trying to game the system, but in all honesty I was just trying to get the one I wanted.

          • Butters619

            Fair enough. Well, hopefully you can get them cancelled. That’s a lot of pending charges and I’m sure you wouldn’t want them shipped.

      • capecodcarl

        Good luck with that. My Nexus 4 order last year sat in that state for over 2 months before one of the 30 e-mails I sent pleading for them to cancel the order finally reached someone with the power to cancel the order.

    • StuckOnVerizonForever

      You can buy a scumbags overpriced Nexus 5 on ebay.

  • Morbid138

    I went from refreshing the Droid Life page for news on the Nexus 5 release yesterday to now refreshing my email in hopes of getting the shipping confirmation! It’s always a waiting game!

    • Brian Menius

      Check your account through Wallet; it may have shipped without a notification e-mail. I’m still waiting on my e-mail, but I already have a tracking number.

    • Butters619

      Got a shipping notification last night, but no UPS info available yet :/ Just means they printed a label.

      • Droidzilla

        Same here. Got a shipping confirmation yesterday afternoon but the tracking number still isn’t in UPS’ system. I’m betting they gave UPS a run for their money on this one, too.

        • GentlemanScholar

          My two Nexus 5s shipped today at 4:14 pm EST from Louisville, KY. Check yo emailz.

          • Droidzilla

            Mine’s now on the way; scheduled for delivery on Monday. Departed at 4:20 (which just means the UPS guy scanned yours at the warehouse 6 minutes before mine; they’re probably on the same truck going to the express shipping distribution centre).

          • Blue Sun

            I received my receipt within the first 10 minutes. My device left Louisville, KY yesterday & is already in Sacramento, CA. Pretty stoked if it gets delivered at my office in San Jose as expected on Monday.

      • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

        I’m in the same boat… Got mine at pretty much Midnight CT

        • Butters619

          10:02 PST. So yeah, exact same time.

          • Daniel Garcia

            Same here, tracking last night, number still doesn’t work. I think Google is trolling me.

          • Daniel Garcia

            Tracking information just went live, phone arrives monday!

      • Morbid138

        Hopefully it’s one of those times when they ship so fast, the tracking can’t keep up. Its happen to me on Ebay and Amazon. Nexus 5 on Saturday morning sounds great!

  • RoyalFlyness

    I ordered mine at 11:09am PST and received tracking info(not yet active) at around midnight. I live in the Bay Area, anyone know where the warehouses/distribution centers are?

    • John Motschenbacher

      damn i ordered before you by 2 min lol and still not notification. this blows

      • RoyalFlyness

        My tracking number just went live, It’s in transit. It shipped from Louisville, KY. Did you get 2 day shipping too? Are you in Cali? Maybe your order could be coming from another warehouse.

        • John Motschenbacher

          i did standard shipping. that sucks it should be first come first service. damn thing better ship monday at the latest or it time to fire up my repetitive annoying emails to google.

          • RoyalFlyness

            You’ll likely get your confirmation today. I ordered both Nexus 7’s and a chromecast all from the Play Store they day they were available. All of them shipped way before the “Leaves Warehouse By” date.

        • I’m highly upset because I live in Louisville. The UPS airhub is LITERALLY next to my complex.

          I ordered at 2:13 EDT, and still no notification. Sigh.

          At least I will get it fairly quickly once it does ship. 🙂

        • A.Miller

          Mine is shipping from Louisiville, too. I live in STL.

  • A.Miller

    Same situation as the rest of you: got tracking info around 11:45pm last night (central time zone.) Tracking # still not showing up.

    Didn’t the shipping option say 2-3 business days? Or just 2-3 days?

    I’m thinking Tuesday.

  • ninjawarren

    As long as it shows up in time for the wedding or honeymoon on the 9th and 12th, I’ll be happy as a clam.

    • Ian Smith

      it sounds like you have slightly more important things to be worried about but we do admire your dedication to Android.

      • ninjawarren

        Almost everything is planned out, all that’s left is making centerpieces and cleaning our apartment for the after party.I’m pretty sure my bride thinks this phone us the most important thing in my life right now.

      • Butters619

        I think he was meaning the wedding in general. Or maybe the post wedding activities during the honeymoon. As in you probably shouldn’t be using your phone…..or wearing pants.

    • ReturnOfTheMack

      Nice. You can literally live out the Nexus 5 commercial.

      Congratulations on the wedding btw.

      • ninjawarren

        I started laughing uncontrollably when I saw that commercial. It affected me on a really personal level.

    • Hopefully it has a good camera, if you know what I mean.

    • Josh

      Good to see you have your priorities in order.

  • Keith0606

    Excited for it and to retire my gnex and Verizon.

    • Ian Smith

      Rest in Pieces you crap Verizon

      • Jamal

        Have fun with your new carrier. Been a customer of both ATT and Tmobile before, and they blow. “Dude! I just got my Nexus 5 and its SO aweso……….hello?”

        • Incognegro

          So your alternative is rape? I’ve heard of victim blaming, but this….

          • Danimal

            His point is that it’s dumb to change carriers for a phone. What good is an amazing phone with an unreliable network?

          • Incognegro

            Says YOU. TMobile is great in my area and probably his too. A little something called personal use case. Look it up before you call someone’s decision dumb.

    • Blue Sun

      I plan to use my GNex as a dedicated Chromecast device in my living room. As for my Verizon account? It’s getting mothballed next week probably.

      • Renjamin

        That’s a fantastic notion. I’m going to unabashedly steal this idea for my own soon to be retired VZW GNex.

        • Blue Sun

          Please do steal the idea. If you use Custom ROM’s, install Shiny ROM 4.3 (or 4.4 as soon as it’s stable & released).

          • Renjamin

            Good looking out. =)

      • David Narada Brown

        THATS THE PERFECT CHROMECAST REMOTE! plus 1 to u

      • Bill Anderson

        Mine will get handed down to my 3 yo son to play his reading and other learning apps.

      • Pierito

        That’s a completely reasonable solution. +1 for you.

      • Ian Smith

        i literally just sold mine on ebay for $375 and JUST got my e-mail with tracking info for 32gb black N5. life is good.

      • Forgive my ignorance, but what does this mean exactly?

        • Blue Sun

          My Chromecast is connected to my living room TV. I’m going to keep my GNex on my end table & use it as the device that streams YouTube, Netflix, Pandora, & Hulu+ media to my TV.

          • Gotcha, makes perfect sense. I know what the Chromecast is, just wasn’t sure what you meant by the phone part. Great idea!

    • palomosan

      My body and my Gnex can’t wait, too bad Verizon can’t join my happiness.

    • pookietookie

      Right there with you. I ordered the white 32gb version within the first 30 minutes. Said it would ship by 11/5. Want it now even though my Verizon contract doesn’t end until 12/15.

    • Adam

      This

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      If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re
      not doing anything very innovative. Just move towards a new spam-free work to
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    • Logan Powell

      I recommend AT&T Prepaid if T-Mobile isn’t in your area. I’m at $40 a month for 200 mb data, 450 minutes, and unlimited texts. Really I am on wifi all the time, so I was more than happy to save the $60 a month I was paying for Verizon.

  • Tony Byatt

    Just ordered a white 32GB earlier this morning, the money was taken from my account so maybe it’ll ship sooner…fingers crossed…

    • Razball

      Mine got “taken” too you should check the charge it may still be processing like mine is, once it goes through meaning process completed then it has shipped

      • Tony Byatt

        Probably…I checked to see if I could cancel the order a couple of hours later and I couldn’t so I’m hopeful for a sooner delivery…

  • Derek Duncan

    I ordered a 16GB black literally within 30 seconds of the Droid-Life tweet, got the tracking number today. I think I’m going to order a white one too, maybe get one for my parents. They’ve been looking for new phones and are on Sprint. Looks like if you remain on Sprint anyway, getting one from Sprint would be cheaper.

  • I’m somewhat new to the Android ecosystem, and own an S4. I recently put CM 10.2 on it, and now I’m having a harder time wanting to buy one of these. The great thing is, the price is right, so I guess for the first time ever, I’ll have a phone to use, and a phone to tinker with 🙂

  • Steve

    Ordered a 32gb black Nexus 5 last night around 10:00pm EST. When I ordered it, it already said 2-3 weeks. My order status says it should leave by November 15th. I saw that the charge showed up on my debit card already but it looks like it is just a hold.

  • P.Mobile

    i odered the 32 gig black.. gonna rock mine on sprint since i still have 14 months left of my contract… mine ships by the 8th of nov.. hope sooner!!

  • new guy

    can’t wait for a review =-]

  • Zander

    My 32 gb black Nexus 5 shipped last night.. at 12:25 am 😛

    Maybe it’ll get here tomorrow? I’m expecting Monday though. (Two day shipping)

    • Buur

      That is about the same time I got my email. Furiously checking the shipping information for the tiny glimmer of hope that it could be a Saturday delivery.

    • john

      Same, tracking information does not work yet though

    • Kofi Williams

      2 days business (not weekend)

    • Phil

      What time did you order? My order shows 2:11 PM (EST) and still says “Pending”. 🙁

      • Zander

        I ordered at 2:04:15 PM (EST). I’m not sure how they pick who’s gets shipped. Could be in order seeing as I ordered it a whole 7 minutes before you (they probably got a lot of orders in that time span)

  • JBartcaps

    Now that yesterdays over, let’s stick to posting comments with with words, not memes.
    I got a white 16GB

  • john

    My order (Black 32GB) from 11:07AM PST shipped yesterday with an email at 9:33pm PST. Tracking # does not work yet though.

    • Boblank84

      black 32 also and received ship notice at about 1:00 last night (pacific time) tracking does not work either.

  • Joe

    I’ll grab it if and when it’s available on Verizon.

    • ToddAwesome

      so, never.

    • Adam Truelove

      Um what? It is not and never will be available on Verizon. Did you not get the memo?

      • Greg Haney

        How does it not work though? If the phone is bought through Google Play, couldn’t I just place the SIM from my Galaxy Nexus into the new Nexus 5?

        • Buur

          No. It doesn’t support Verizon bands.

        • Adam Truelove

          It doesn’t work for the same reason you can’t take an AT&T phone and put a Verizon SIM in it. The Nexus 5 doesn’t support Verizon’s wireless protocols. It’s a hardware limitation. Well, it’s more of a “Verizon is a douche” limitation.

          As far as major US carriers are concerned, it supports Sprint, T-mobile, and AT&T.

        • ToddAwesome

          If you have a radio that only picks up AM, you can’t listen to FM.

        • Joe

          Again, I don’t think it’s a hardware limitation, rather Verizon being… Verizon.

          http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57610241-94/with-nexus-5-google-finally-gets-flagship-phone-treatment/

          “With only Verizon opting out of selling the device.”

          • Adam Truelove

            Well it’s a hardware limitation only because Verizon didn’t want to carry it. So Google didn’t build in support for their network. Verizon opting out came first.

          • Joe

            Word. Which is a shame, because Verizon does have the superior network in my area. :'(

          • Adam Truelove

            Here too, and most places really. But I’m switching to AT&T with a Nexus 5 in January. AT&T is a close second to Verizon and expanding all the time.

      • ToddAwesome

        he’s new, be nice ya grumpy old codger! 😉

        • Adam Truelove

          Haha, sorry. Didn’t mean to be harsh, but I guess it was a bit.

          • Joe

            It’s fine. As a techie, I’m passionate as well.

      • Joe

        On the contrary. I was reading that when Verizon goes LTE only, they are required by law to support the Nexus 5. Your move.

        • Omar Amer

          supporting nexus 5 isnt a law…

          • Joe

            They are required by law to accept all phones equipped with LTE, after the major shift to ONLY 4G. Read, read, read!

          • Omar Amer

            problem is, the phone doesnt support all bands of Verizon’s LTE… which people have been pointing out forever now. Hence the hardware limitation. If it was possibly coming to verizon, then people would hold hope.. but the phone doesnt. Like people have said, it is like taking a sprint phone and hoping it works on verizon.

          • Joe

            I wasn’t calling into question if a phone that Verizon refuses to support, will work with their network. In summation, I was just confirming that I would purchase the device, had it been picked up by Verizon. 🙂

          • Adam Truelove

            Which almost makes sense because I believe Sprint phones can roam on Verizon towers.

          • Adam Truelove

            I’d love to believe this. But there’s always a way to get around these types of things. And if there’s a way, Verizon will find it. There is no way Verizon will allow devices on their network not explicitly sanctioned by them.

        • mustbepbs

          lol

          • Joe
          • mustbepbs

            And how does this support your claim that it would be illegal for Verizon to not have the Nexus 5 on their network?

          • Joe

            Did you bother reading through any of the agreements for the auctions? >.>

          • mustbepbs

            I did, but Verizon has already bucked some of these, like the open applications. They also were denying people of the open devices as well with the LTE Nexus 7. Their excuse was that they hadn’t certified it yet. They can have any device they desire to be in a “certification” process indefinitely if they want to.

            There are ways around it.

          • Joe

            I agree with you, but I think if the pressure is kept on Verizon, some headway will be made. We can probably both agree that the Nexus line is pretty damn good.

          • mustbepbs

            I don’t agree that the Nexus line is good. The Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (both models) have plenty of issues, most of which are glaring and ruin the device. Google took forever to deal with the Nexus 10 issues via OTA (so much for quick updates), and it brought more problems.

            Nexus 7’s have build quality issues, touch screen and GPS issues, all widespread and well documented around the net. Don’t even get me started on the GNex.

            Honestly? I’ll never purchase a Nexus device because they’re so shoddily made. I haven’t had any experience with the LG products, though (N4 and N5). I love my LG tablet (G Pad 8.3), so maybe they’re better. But Samsung and ASUS put a bad taste in my mouth when it comes to the Nexus.

          • Joe

            I’ve never had any issues that made me want to return my Nexus 7 ’13. A few of my tech savvy friends had the Nexus and the 4, and swore by them, for the time. I think it’s people should stop feeling entitled when it comes to perfect electronic devices. And remember, mobile technology, in terms of smartphones, is still a baby. They’ll eventually hit some sort of wall, but for now, you can expect mistakes to happen, as the world works that way.

          • mustbepbs

            Maybe you should do a little research and see that these issues aren’t people who are feeling “entitled to perfect electronic devices”, but people who dropped $200+ on a device that has basic functionality hindered by poor QA.

            They’re not hard to find.

          • Joe

            I’ve done it. In the time it takes someone to leave an incoherent, and idiotic review of a product, they could have been to the store they brought it from, and back. It would probably take less time with the latter. If you buy it online, you probably have patience anyway, so a few days for a replacement shouldn’t be too much trouble, aye?

          • mustbepbs

            Why would they return their faulty product for another faulty product? Maybe you haven’t seen the people who have returned a few units with the same issues?

          • Joe

            I agree with you, but I think that keeping pressure on Verizon will produce some headway. I think we can agree that the Nexus line is pretty damn good.

    • So you’re not buying one then?

      • Joe

        Well, my contract with Verizon is up in January. After that, I’m hopping on to someone else’s plan… through Verizon. It’s less costly to me, which is one of the only 2 problems I had with them. That and how they treat their employees. Their homepage is a breeze to navigate through, in my opinion, and their customer service is satisfactory.

        • But it isn’t coming to Verizon, ever.