Deal alert: 8GB and 16GB LG Nexus 4 price drops by $100

Nexus 4 price drop

The 8GB and 16GB versions of the LG Nexus 4 by Google have each been reduced by $100 in the Google Play Store, making the devices $199 and $249, respectively. The price drop was done quietly in the online storefront without much fanfare, and later announced on Google Play’s official Google+ page.

Additionally, if you happened to pull the trigger on the Nexus 4 right before the price drop became effective, Google is offering a $100 refund – as long as your purchase took place on or after August 12, 2013.  If you purchased the phone before that date, you’re out of luck. To request the refund, you’ll have to submit this form within the next 15 days.

Some credit cards also have purchase protection built in, which is my case. I’ll be contacting my credit card company to request a refund of the difference, since I’m past my 15 days with Google, but still within the time frame with my credit card company. It’s definitely worth contacting your credit card company to see if these benefits apply to you, too, if you’re in the same position that I am.

Obviously, Google is making room for a new Nexus phone here. With rumors floating around about both LG and Motorola making the next Nexus phone, I’m on the edge of my seat. We should expect an official announcement soon.

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John F

John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.

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3 thoughts on “Deal alert: 8GB and 16GB LG Nexus 4 price drops by $100

  • Avatar of Ray Owens
    August 31, 2013 at 7:10 am
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    Wow! Just bought a Nexus 4 a week ago and was fishing your site for Tasker articles when I came across this! You just saved me $100 bucks!

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  • Avatar of JB
    September 2, 2013 at 8:16 am
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    8GB Nexus 4 “out of inventory”. Hope we get an updated Nexus 4 LTE along with a Nexus 5 and Key Lime Pie!

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  • Avatar of JB
    September 3, 2013 at 11:44 am
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    Wow, a name brand – Kit Kat.

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