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Google Nexus 7 16GB sold out on Play Store

Google runs out of its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet

Google has run out of the 16GB model of the Nexus 7 on the Play Store.

The budget tablet has been selling like hot cakes since it was release only days ago and already Google's 16GB model of the Nexus 7 is out of stock. The first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet has seen overwhelming demand. See also: Google Nexus 7 tablet vs Apple iPad comparison review.

Google Nexus 7 tablet

The Google Play Store is the only place to purchase the 8GB model which is 'in stock' with a delivery estimate of 3-5 days. However, 16GB is 'coming soon' with the option to sign up for email notifications for when stock is available.

Tesco Direct has also sold out of the Nexus 7 with many customers taking advantage of discount codes and redeeming clubcard points. Other options for the 16GB include Currys, PC World, Ebuyer and HMV.

The 16GB Nexus 7 is in stock at Currys and PC World while HMV and Ebuyer are expecting stock 26 July and 10 August respectively.

Some users are attempting to sell the Nexus 7  on eBay with premiums added to the price while others are reporting problems with the display.

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