The smartphone might be available for purchase at the end of the month
We reported last week Google will launch the new LG Nexus 5 in India soon, but aside from the official suggested retail price no additional information was available at that time.Today, The Times of India reports Google plans to officially introduce the Nexus 5 in India on November 12. The same goes for the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet, which has yet to be released on the Indian market.
Although Google lists both Wi-Fi and 4G versions of Nexus 7 on its website, along with pricing options, retails stores are said to stock only the Wi-Fi variant of the tablet.
Customers in India will be able to purchase the Nexus 7 (2013) beginning November 12 for Rs 25,999 ($425 / €305) for the 32GB Wi-Fi and 4G variant.
LG Nexus 5 has also been confirmed to arrive in India this month for no less than Rs 28,999 ($470 / €345) outright for the 16GB model and Rs 32,999 ($535 / €390) for the 32GB variant.
However, sources close to the matter claim that while Nexus 5 will be officially introduced in India on November 12, actual availability for the smartphone is slated for late November.
Both 16GB and 32GB Nexus 5 will be available for purchase online via Google Play Store, but some major retailers across the country might receive stock and sell it for a higher price.
The Nexus 5 is selling in the United States for only $350 (€255) for the 16GB model and $400 (€290) for the 32GB variant, but for the time being both versions are sold out on Google Play Store.
Major carrier Sprint has just opened pre-orders for Nexus 5 but it selling the smartphone for $400 (€290) for the 16GB and $450 (€325) for the 32GB, which is still a good price for Android fans.
Keep in mind that the release date of Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) in India are based on rumors coming from various sources, so stay tuned for more confirmations on the matter.