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Google's Nexus 5 phone makes Indian debut; sold out within hours
New Delhi, November 20, 2013
First Published: 19:26 IST(20/11/2013)
Last Updated: 19:32 IST(20/11/2013)

Internet giant Google may have underestimated the demand for its flagship Nexus 5 phone as it ran out of stock within hours of listing for sale in India.

Shortly after the devices went on sale, the Google Play store displays the message: "We are out of stock. Please check back soon."

The sales number could not be ascertained.

Nexus 5 is the first device powered by the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. The 16GB model of Nexus 5 will be available for Rs. 28,999, while the 32GB model will cost Rs. 32,999, according to information on Google Playstore.

Powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 2.26 GHz processor, the handset has a 4.95-inch screen, 8MP rear camera, 1.3 MP front camera, wireless charging and supports 4G/LTE.

Nexus 7, the seven-inch tablet from Google, will start shipping from November 26, 2013 and will be priced at Rs. 20,999 (16GB) and Rs. 23,999 (32GB) for the WiFi version.

The 32GB LTE variant will cost Rs. 27,999.

With a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and 2GB RAM, Nexus 7 features a 1.2MP front facing and 5MP rear facing camera.

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