Screenshot from Google Play store
Screenshot from Google Play store

Shortly after the launch of Google's flagship devices - LG Nexus 5 and Asus Nexus 7 (2013 Version) in Indian, the Nexus 5 smartphone seems to have run out of stock.

Hours after the much-anticipated debut of Nexus 5 on Google Play, a message was displayed on the website stating: "We are out of inventory. Please check back soon."

Other retail outlets such as Snapdeal also reported a supply shortage. What come as a surprise is that Google Play Store later displayed another message which stated, "Sorry! Devices on Google Play is not available in your country yet. We're working to bring devices to more countries as quickly as possible. Please check back again soon."

Nexus 5 was launched in India nearly two weeks after it global debut. It is the first device powered by Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. It sports a 4.95-inch full HD IPS display with pixel density of 445 ppi (pixels per inch) .The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with 2.26GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU and comes with 2GB of RAM. It is available in two storage capacities - 16GB and 32GB, without microSD card support. Other features include an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, wireless charging and 4G/LTE support. The 16GB model is priced ₹28,999 and the 32GB model available for ₹32,999.

Google Nexus 5 key specifications

- 4.95-inch full-ID IPS (1920 x 1080 pixels)

- Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with 2.26GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU


- 16GB, 32GB inbuilt storage

- Android 4.4, KitKat OS

- 8.0-megapixel rear camera

- 1.3-megapixel front camera

- 2,300mAh battery